Conference location and venue

The 2017 ODLAA Conference will be held at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins.

Novotel Melbourne is located in the heart of Collins Street and only a 5-minute walk from Flinders Street rail station, 1.1 km from the historic Princess Theatre and 1.5 km from Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex.

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Delegate accommodation

Delegates are expected to organise and pay for their own accommodation separate to the conference registration fee.

Conference delegates can choose to stay at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins. The stylish, modern rooms and suites come with 40-inch flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and Wi-Fi (paid). They also include minibars and tea and coffee making facilities. Upgraded units add sofa beds. Room service is available.

There’s a restaurant and a bar, as well as a gym and an indoor pool. Other amenities include an airport shuttle, laundry facilities and valet parking. Babysitting services are available for a fee.

Current rate quotes at Novotel Melbourne Collins Street are:

$220 AUD
$240 AUD inclusive of 1 x breakfast
The above rates are inclusive of GST and based on single occupancy per room per night.

Hotel address: 270 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: +61 3 9667 5800 hotel-1587-novotel-melbourne- on-collins/index.shtml

How to book your accommodation at the Novotel

Standard Queen RoomDownload the booking form below and return via email to to make your reservation.

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Alternatively, you can call the hotel direct on +61 3 9667 5800 to speak with the Reservations Department. Delegates will need to quote ‘ODLAA2017’ when making their booking over the phone.

Each booking is to be fully prepaid. More information is listed on the booking form.

Alternative accommodation options

Accommodation options in Melbourne are numerous. As a guide you expect to pay the following for accommodation in Melbourne:

  • 3 star hotel – under $200 AUD per night
  • 4 star hotel – over $200 AUD per night but less than $300 per night
  • 5 star hotel – over $300 AUD per night but less than $400 per night


Delegates are responsible for their own travel arrangements to and from the conference venue in Melbourne.

Details of public transport, shuttles and taxi services will be posted here soon.

Conference Social Program

Welcome Reception

A welcome cocktail function on the first night of the conference, with canapés, fork food and beverages included for up to 2 hours at the Conference venue.

Conference Dinner

Always a highlight, the conference dinner will be held on the second night of the conference, 7pm to 10pm, at an iconic venue only a short coach transfer from the city centre of Melbourne.