Getting to and around Wollongong

This year's conference, 'ASERA 2020' will be held in Wollongong.

Just 80km south of Sydney – with world-class beaches, adventures, restaurants, arts and attractions.


General Information for Visa Applicants

We suggest that international participants apply for their visa well in advance of the conference.  Information about visa processing times are available from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). The Business Information Sheet is a guide to visa options and the General Information Sheet provides details of visa requirements before visa applications are lodged.


Getting to Wollongong

There are 7 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Wollongong by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar.  See


Getting around Wollongong

There are a number of transport options to get around Wollongong. This includes a free shuttle bus that runs every 10 minutes during the day, and bus and train routes to explore further. More information at

Conference Venue

ASERA 2020 will be held at the Novotel Wollongong North Hotel.

Across from North Wollongong Beach, Novotel Wollongong Northbeach offers spacious modern rooms, many with stunning ocean or mountain views. Facilities include: swimming pool, fitness center, day spa, restaurant and bars. It is within easy walking distance of central Wollongong. 

NOVOTEL WOLLONGONG NORTHBEACH: 2-14 Cliff Road, North Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia +61 2 4224 3111