The Gold Coast is blessed with wonderful weather, enjoying temperate climate with a mild and dry winter, and has more than 300 sunny days a year. The maximum daytime temperature during May is 23°C. The minimum night time temperature during May is 13°C. May is the perfect time of year to visit the Gold Coast with warm days and little to no humidity.
Complimentary car parking is available at RACV Royal Pines for in house and conference guests. Valet parking is also available with concierge at $8.00 per day.
Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference. For security purposes the conference name badge must be worn at all times during the conference and social functions.
Please note any special requirements for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the conference. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the wait staff at all functions.
International Conferences & Events will gather and record personal information necessary for your attendance at the Conference. Personal information will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Principles.
No matter which part of the Gold Coast you start from, there is a form of transport waiting to get you to your destination. Centred between two international airports, the Gold Coast is serviced by trains, buses, taxis and ferries, along with plenty of self-drive options. Tours and transfers are available to all major regional destinations.
For more information, please visit visitgoldcoast.com/getting-around
Broadbeach’s Pacific Fair is the Gold Coasts iconic shopping destination with over 300 stores, cinemas, and an array of casual dining. Shopping hours are normally 9:00am – 5:30pm on Monday to Friday, with late night trading on Thursday to 9:00pm.
For more information of Pacific Fair, please visit pacificfair.com.au
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a broad-based ten percent tax included in the shelf price of most Australian goods and services. The Tourist Refund Scheme allows international travellers to claim a GST refund (subject to certain conditions) on goods purchased in Australia. The refund only applies to items worn or goods taken onboard as hand luggage when leaving the country.
For more information, please visit customs.gov.au
Travellers to Australia need a valid passport or similar certificate of identification. Everyone, except travellers with Australian and New Zealand passports, requires a visa. You may ask your travel agent for advice or to have them organise your visa.
For more information, please visit immi.gov.au