The venue of the conference is the Australian Catholic University campus, which is located at the North Sydney train station. Suggested hotels will be outlined for participants, but the North Sydney train station is easily accessible to the city and surrounds (10 minutes by train or bus), so there are many hotels to choose from. Please check back often as hotel suggestions will be added regularly.


A map of North Sydney and surrounds is located at

An ACU - North Sydney Campus map is located at

Accommodation suggestions

The following hotel suggestions are but examples of the myriad of choices offered to PCC conference participants. Distance from the venue is included and an approximate price is given, though we would urge participants to search carefully on the internet, as well as ring or email the hotel, for the best deal.

Note:,, and are four examples of search engines that you can use to compare rates.

Hotel Distance from ACU North Sydney Campus Free Internet Address, email and website Approximate rates ($ AUD)
Mary Mackillop House, North Sydney 4 minute walk No

7-11 Mount Street North Sydney
Phone: +61 02 8912 4800

Single, shared bathroom - $90
Single en-suite - $120 per night
Double en-suite - $150 per night
Two bed en-suite - $190 per night
Studio apartment - $160 per night
1 bed apartment - $180 per night

2 bed apartment - $220 per night
The McLaren Hotel 8 minute walk No 25 McLaren Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Phone: +61 0 2 9954 4622
Standard Queen Room - $155 per night
Standard King Room - $159 per night
North Sydney Harbourview Either a 10 minute walk to ACU, or a 5 minute bus trip on the 252, 254, 261, 273, 290, or M20 bus lines, which have a stop on the Pacific Highway a short 50 meter walk from the hotel No 17 Blue Street North
Sydney, NSW 2060
Phone: +61 2 9955 0499
Standard Room - $190 without breakfast
Standard Room - $210 with breakfast
Rydges Hotel North Sydney 10 minute walk to ACU Yes 54 McLaren Street
North Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone: +61 2 9922 1311
Standard room rate $229
Vibe Hotel Milson's Point Either a 20 minute walk to the ACU, or a 4 minute train ride from Milson's Point Station to North Sydney Station No 88 Alfred Street
Milson's Point, NSW 2061
Phone: +61 2 9955 1111
Standard room rate $188
YHA Sydney Harbour - The Rocks, Sydney Either a 30 minute walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the ACU, or 8 minute walk to Wynyard Train Station and a 7 minute train ride to North Sydney Station No

110 Cumberland Street
The Rocks, Sydney 2000
Phone +61 2 8272 0900

Standard shared room from $48
Glenferrie Lodge, Kirribilli Either a 15 minute walk to the ACU (hilly) or a 5 minute walk to Milsons Point Station and a 4 minute train ride to North Sydney Station Yes 12A Carabella Street
Kirribilli 2061
Phone +61 2 m9955 1685
Standard room from $77, inc. breakfast