SRC will again take place at the Pullman Mercure Melbourne Albert Park, with access to three dedicated lecture theatres and an expanded exhibition area.
Located directly opposite the picturesque Albert Park, The Pullman Mercure Melbourne Albert Park is just a stroll away from the vibrant St Kilda and its beaches, Fitzroy and Acland Streets. Take advantage of the Pullman’s five star or the Mercure’s four star accommodation all conveniently located under the one roof and offered to SRC attendees at extraordinarily good rates (Pullman Classis – $170 per night and Mercure Classic $136 per nigh). View all the wonderful Pullman Mercure Melbourne Albert Park facilities here to plan your SRC weekend.
Getting there and away by public transport is simple. From Flinders Street Station trams 3, 5, 6, 16, 64 and 67 all travel along St Kilda Rd to stop 27.
If you’re arriving by car, there are 400 spaces in the onsite carpark, enter via Lorne St. Special SRC price is $10 per exit. Directions available here.
It is easy to navigate in and around Melbourne. The City Circle Tram (aka Tram 35) is a free of charge tram service touring around Melbourne CBD and Docklands. Operating Sunday to Wednesday 9.00am to 5.00pm and Thursday to Saturday 9.00am to 9.00pm. Route map and timetable here.
The Tourist Shuttle Bus is another convenient way to visit the main attractions of Melbourne. More information about the service here.
For travelling further or outside operation hours of the two services mentioned above, hop aboard a train, a tram or a bus.
Myki is Melbourne’s ticket to travel on the city’s trains, trams and buses. It is a plastic smartcard with stored value which can be used, topped up and re-used again. Myki cards can be purchased online at the Myki website, premium train stations, retail outlets displaying the Myki sign (including 7–Elevens), or by calling 13 6954 (13 myki).
The closest train station to the Pullman and Mercure Albert Park is Flinders Street Station – accessible via all the trams travelling towards the city along St Kilda Road.
Failure to show a valid Myki to a ticket inspector can lead to a fine. For more information on ticketing, zones and timetables, visit the Public Transport Victoria website.
Pre-loaded myki cards are available to get you started. For flexible travel, buy a myki Visitor Pack from Melbourne Visitor Centre, Federation Square or from the PTV Hub, corner of Swanston and Little Collins streets.