About the venue

The Australasian Groundwater Conference 2019 held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre (BCEC) is located at the epicentre of Brisbane’s riverside cultural and entertainment attractions with many hotels in the vicinity.

We are bringing to you an amazing Convention Centre where there is ample room to mingle amongst exhibitors, network with your colleagues and view the latest research presented on the posters! 

The conference will be held in the Auditorium, Foyer and rooms B1, B2 and B3 on the Boulevard Level of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The BCEC was ranked World’s Best Convention Centre by the Association Internationale des Palais de Congres (AIPC) for Excellence in Convention Centre Management 2016-2018.

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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank, Queensland 4101 Australia


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The BCEC provides undercover parking for 1500 vehicles, accessed by Merivale Street, with direct lift access to the Centre's convention and exhibition facilities. For faster exit at our car parks and for the convenience of our patrons, the Centre has an automated parking system which allows you to enter and exit the car park using your credit card. For more information on fees and parking at BCEC, click here.

Getting to the Venue

Airtrain - Catch the Airtrain from South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports. Tickets are available for this service from the Client and Visitors Services Centre located in the Main Foyer.

Bus Services – South Bank is serviced by two bus stations: The Cultural Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station cnr of Colchester and Tribune Streets, South Bank. A free city loop bus service circles Brisbane’s Central Business District including South Bank.

CityCats – A popular and speedy way to travel the river. The CityCat terminal is located outside the riverside restaurants on the riverside promenade. CityCats operate daily from 5.30am to 10.30pm.

Taxi – Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Convention Centre, at Mantra South Bank in Grey Street and there is a taxi drop off located at the Grey Street main entrance.

Trains - There are two train stations within a five minute walk of the Centre. South Bank Station accessed from Tribune Street and South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre in Grey Street.

For information about public transport visit translink.com.au. For more information on go card, transfer rules and alternative services or call 13 12 30 anytime.


The BCEC App provides valuable information about the BCEC and surrounding precinct area. It is available for both iPhone and Android


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