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Contact phone numbers
Emergency – Fire, Ambulance, Police 000
Police – general assistance 131 444
Royal Hobart Hospital
48 Liverpool Street
03 6222 8308
Hobart Private Hospital
Cnr Collins & Argyle Streets, Hobart
03 6214 3000
United Taxis 131 008
Taxi Combined Services 132 227
Yellow Cab Co 131 924
Hobart Water Taxi 0407 036 268
Maxi Taxi 131 008 or 03 6274 3140
Airporter Bus (City Hotels Shuttle) 1300 385 511
Qantas 131 313
Virgin Australia 136 789
Jetstar 131 538

Delegate list

A delegate list may be supplied to all attendees including sponsors. Please email Conference Design if you do not wish to have your details included on the delegate list.


All details are correct at the time of publication. While we endeavour to ensure all information is accurate, all details provided are subject to change without notice.


Dress throughout the conference is neat casual. Dress for each function is indicated in the function description.


The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. The Organising Committee or Conference Design Pty Ltd do not cover individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the meeting or for theft or damage to belongings.

Name badges

Name badges will be issued when registering at the conference.

Parking and transport

Parking is available at the venue and in streets nearby. Fees and permits apply in some areas – check signage. There is public transport available between the Hobart CBD and the venue – visit Metro Tasmania for more information.


Conference Design Pty Ltd and the Australian Antarctic Division 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.

Special requirements

Please note any special requirements, for example dietary or mobility, when registering for the conference. All special requirements will be forwarded to the venue and caterers. For pre-arranged special dietary requirements please make yourself known to the waiting staff at all functions.

Latest news

  • Conference prize winners
    27 Jun 2013

    The Strategic Science in Antarctica conference concluded yesterday and two days of workshops have commenced. Congratulations to those who were awarded prizes for their contributions to the conference.

  • Watch the welcome message from Australia's Environment Minister
    24 Jun 2013

    In a welcome message via video from Canberra, Australia’s Environment Minister, Tony Burke, reflected on the foresight of earlier decision-makers who agreed to set aside an entire continent for scientific research.

  • Last minute information for attendees
    20 Jun 2013

    There's not too long to wait until the start of the Strategic Science in Antarctica conference, and we hope you’re as excited as we are! Read on for more information about the final program, registration, Twitter, presenters, posters and social functions.

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Key dates

  • 11th June 2013
    Registrations close
  • 21st June 2013
    Registrations at the AAD open for staff
  • 24th June 2013
    Registrations at the venue open
  • 24th June 2013
    Conference commences
  • 26th June 2013
    Conference concludes

More key dates…

This page was last modified on 15 February 2013.