11 - 13 November 2025 | Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Accommodation

The program for the TropAg conference incorporating HarlanIV and AgFutures will be released in mid-2022, when the conference keynote speakers and symposium presenters are confirmed.

An outline of the conference program will be released in March 2022.

For more information contact the conference secretariat: Leanne Mulheran from Expert Events, Tel: +61 7 3848 2100 or email TropAgHarlan@expertevents.com.au

Accommodation

A limited number of rooms have been reserved on behalf of conference delegates at a number of hotels in South Bank and the Brisbane CBD. Accommodation is subject to availability and will be allocated when a booking is received. To secure the conference accommodation rates, bookings should be made online as part of the registration process. The booking deadline is Monday 26 September 2022.

Please indicate your estimated time of arrival during the booking process. If you wish to guarantee your room is ready before the hotel check-in time it is recommended that you book and pay for the room for the evening prior to your arrival. Failure to advise your arrival time if arriving after 18:00 may mean that your room will be released.

Please notify your requests for changes or cancellation by email directly to the conference secretariat. Be aware each hotel has its own cancellation policy from 30 days prior to arrival ranging from one night cancellation fee to 100% cancellation fee depending on the date of cancellation. Please ensure you understand the policy for the hotel you are booking.

If you wish to extend your stay prior to or following the conference, please specify your requirements in the special instructions field during the accommodation booking process. Availability and rates will be checked with the hotel before your reservation is fully confirmed.

Please note that payment of accommodation is not taken at the time of completing an online conference registration, however a credit card is required at the time of booking to secure your room with the hotel. Between 30 and 14 days prior to arrival, hotels may charge this credit card for part or all of your accommodation charges. Please ensure you understand each hotels payment policy.

Recommended hotels

HotelRoom typeBedding configurationRoom rate
(per night)
Walk to
venue
Arise Arena Apartments1 bedroom apartmentOne queen$1493 min
Hyatt (CBD)Standard queenOne queen$24012 min
Ibis Styles (CBD)Superior City view roomOne queen$15512 min
Mantra South BankStudio apartmentOne king$2693 min
Rydges South BankStandard roomOne queen/two singles$2991 min

*further accommodation and hotel options will be provided as they become available.

Property descriptions

Arise Arena Apartments
9 Edmondstone St, South Bank

At Arise Arena you’ll be a short stroll to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Each modern apartment is soundproofed, fully self-contained and features free Wi-Fi, a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony. Highlights at this property include an outdoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers. Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star South Brisbane property include South Bank Parklands and Queen Street Mall.

Click here for more info on Arise Arena Apartments.

*Min 3 night stay*

Our one bedroom apartments are fully self-contained, featuring a separate lounge area, full chefs’ kitchen, laundry facilities and a private balcony.

Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 10.00am.

Car parking for one vehicle per apartment booked.

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

One night deposit will be charged at 30 days prior to arrival. The final balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. All incidental charges incurred during your stay must be settled upon check-out.

No fee for any cancellations or amendments made 30 days prior to arrival. If there is a cancellation within 30 days a fee of one nights’ accommodation is payable per room cancelled.

Hyatt Regency Brisbane
33 Burnett lane, Brisbane City

This 5 star hotel is located adjacent to the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane’s Central Business District (CBD), Hyatt Regency Brisbane is a haven of relaxation for the business or leisure traveller. The hotel features 292 guestrooms, dining experiences, flexible meeting space, plus a rooftop infinity pool with bar and lounge.

Breakfast is available for $42 per person, per day.

Click here for more info on Hyatt Regency.

Standard queen

24 sq m in size, the Queen Room features a bathroom with walk-in shower, workspace and modern décor.

Check-in is available from 3.00pm. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Valet parking is available at the hotel at $60.00 per car, per day.

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

One night deposit will be charged to the delegates credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Delegates to settle the remaining balance of their accommodation upon arrival.

Cancellations made within 29-15 days prior to arrival will incur a one night cancellation fee. Cancellations within 14 days prior to arrival and no shows will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Ibis Styles
40 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City

This property is perfect for the budget or student traveller. Located across the river in Brisbane’s CBD, the Ibis Styles offers magnificent views of the Brisbane River and the South Bank cultural district.

Breakfast is available for $20 per person, per day.

Click here for more info on Ibis Styles.

Superior City view room

Measuring 19 square metres, this room features a signature Sweet Bed by ibis Styles, an expansive work area, a media panel, a Smart TV and free Wi-Fi. Bedding is 1 queen bed.

Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 11.00am.

Parking in Myer Center: AUD 38 Sunday to Thursday and AUD 20 Friday and Saturday (one entry / exit).

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

One night deposit will be charged to the delegates credit card 30 days prior to arrival. Delegates to settle the remaining balance of their accommodation upon arrival.

Cancellations within 14 days prior to arrival and no shows will be charged one nights deposit.

Mantra South bank
161 Grey Street, South Bank

Mantra South Bank offers prime position being adjacent to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. It is located within one of Brisbane’s leading cultural precincts, only a few minutes’ walk to QPAC, QAGOMA and South Bank Parklands. Facilities include an onsite restaurant, 20 metre heated lap pool, spa and fully equipped gymnasium.

Breakfast is available for $22 per person, per day.

Click here for more info on Mantra South Bank.

*Min 2 night stay*

Studio apartment

Your gallery style kitchenette features sleek granite bench tops and gives you the convenience of a microwave and sink, mini bar and climate controlled air-conditioning. Keep in touch with in-room internet access and direct dial ISDN phone. 

Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 10.00am.

Onsite car parking is available for $40 per vehicle, per day

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

The full balance of accommodation is to be paid upon check-in. 

All credit card payments will incur a surcharge:
MasterCard 1.1% | Visa 1.25% | Amex 3.35% | Diners /JCB 3.5% | Union Pay 2%

Cancellations made within 30 days prior to arrival will incur a one night cancellation fee (for bookings of up to three nights) or a two night cancellation fee (for bookings of four or more nights). Cancellations within 14 days prior to arrival and no shows will be charged 100% cancellation fee.

Rydges South Bank
9 Gleneg Street, South Bank

Rydges South Bank is conveniently located beside the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, joined by a walkway. Downtown Brisbane, Treasury Casino and the Queen Street Mall are an easy 10 minute stroll away. The hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre and a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a coffee shop/café are on-site.

Breakfast is available for $28 per person, per day.

Click here for more info on Rydges South Bank.

Standard queen

These rooms have one queen size bed or two singles– many with views over Mount Coot-tha. The rooms include free Wi-Fi, 48 inch HD LCD LED Televisions, latest movies on demand, Apple TV/ Screen sharing and relevant kitchen facilities and appliances.

Check-in is available from 2.00pm. Check-out is prior to 10.00am.

Valet parking available onsite at $45 per night

The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi to all guests.

One night deposit will be charged to the delegates credit card at 30 days prior. Delegates to settle the remaining balance of their accommodation upon arrival.

Cancellations within 29-14 days prior to check in will incur a charge equal to 1 nights’ accommodation.

Cancellations within 13 days prior to check in will incur a charge equivalent to the full duration of the booking.

Cancellation fees will be charged to the credit card provided as a guarantee at the time of booking.

Covid cancellation policy

In the event of a government-imposed lockdown or COVID-19 travel restrictions delegates can cancel their cancel their accommodation booking 24 hours prior to check-in with no penalties.

Alternative accommodation options

Alternatively you may wish to book your own accommodation directly. Please view a full list of accommodation options close to the conference venue here: https://www.bcec.com.au/visit/brisbane-accommodation/

TROPAG CONFERENCE

11 – 13 November 2025 
Brisbane, Australia

Contact: qaaficomms@uq.edu.au

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