Travel Information


There are a number of discount airlines providing flights to Australia, including AirAsia, Jetstar, and Scoot. We suggest using a flight finder tool such as SkyScanner to find the cheapest route to Brisbane. All delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel plans to attend the Conference.


Airtrain services run frequently from Brisbane Airport to the centre of Brisbane and the express, air-conditioned journey takes only 20 minutes. The airport stations are located directly outside the Domestic and International terminals and connect with 5 stations covering 80% of downtown Brisbane. We are pleased to offer all conference delegates a discount code for travel until 12th December 2017. Please use promocode SHMII2017 when purchasing tickets at to access $15.30 one way and $25 return tickets.

Airport Transfers

Brisbane’s international and domestic airports are approximately 20km north east of the Central Business District (CBD), a 15 to 20 minute drive. Visitors can reach the central business district by taxi, shuttle bus or train.


The taxi fare from the city centre is approximately A$50 – $60 which includes a $3 fee for taxis departing from the airport. To calculate your fare please visit Black and White Cabs or Yellow Cabs.

Professional Car Service

Ozscott Limousines is a Brisbane based company which runs a large fleet of corporate cars with pick ups and drop offs all over South East Qld. Ozscott offers a flat charge of $55 for trips between the airport and the City. For further information and a full list of prices please visit

Airport Shuttle Bus

Buses connect the CBD and airports. A single transfer starts from $16 with Coachtrans, which departs the airports and Roma Street Transit Centre (CBD) every 30 minutes. All major city hotels are serviced on request.

Brisbane Public Transport

For information on Brisbane’s public transport network, please visit the Translink website.

Further information about transport

For more information about getting to and from the airport, please visit the Brisbane Airport Corporation’s website.


Visa applications

International delegates please note: you will need a visa to enter Australia.

Visa Factsheet

All international visitors to Australia (the sole exception being citizens of Australia and New Zealand traveling on Australian and New Zealand passports) must obtain a visa in advance. You are urged to apply for a visa no later than six weeks prior to travel. Residents of many countries may now apply for a visa online, others will need to apply at an Australian Embassy, Consulate or High Commission. For information on how and where to apply for a visitor’s visa to Australia, please see the Department of Immigration website.

Please use your registration confirmation letter (received upon completing your registration) to support your visa application. Presenters may also include their official acceptance letter in their application. As per advice from the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection, we are unable to provide delegates with invitation letters.