Econometric Society Australasian Meeting

Welcome to Sydney, New South Wales

Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House during the day


You will find below a list of accommodations close to the University of New South Wales.


Adina Apartment Hotels Coogee

183 Coogee Bay Road Coogee NSW 2034

Phone: +61 2 9578 6000



Coogee Bay Boutique Hotel

9 Vicar Street Coogee NSW 2034

Phone: +61 2 9315 6055



Coogee Sands Hotels and Apartments

161-167 Dolphin Street Coogee Beach NSW 2034

Phone: +61 2 9315 6055



Crowne Plaza Sydney Coogee Beach

242 Arden Street Coogee NSW 2034

Reservations: 1800 000 867

Phone: +61 2 9315 7600 (direct) OR 1800 593 932



Dive Hotel

234 Arden Street Coogee NSW 2034

Phone: +61 2 9665 5538




Veriu Randwick

65-71 Belmore Road Randwick NSW 2031

Phone: 1300 964 821



The Alison

136-138 Alison Road Randwick NSW 2031

Telephone: 61 (2) 9399 3883



Avoca Randwick by Sydney Lodges

235 Avoca Street Randwick NSW 2031

Telephone: 61 (2) 9399 7779



Avonmore on the Park

34 The Avenue Randwick NSW 2031

Telephone: (61 2) 9399 9388




The following additional sites might also be helpful for short-term accommodation: (Some suburbs close to UNSW Kensington Campus are Randwick, Kingsford, Kensington, Coogee, Maroubra, Pagewood).

Travelling to Sydney

Flight Options

The Sydney International and Domestic Airport is located 9km from the University of New South Wales. Information about travelling to Sydney by air can be found below:

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Information Regarding Travel and Visas for Australia


All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. Please visit the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs for more details.

Border Control

To protect Australia's unique environment you are not permitted to bring in food or plants without declaration. All fresh foods are banned - please take note of the information provided by your airline. For more information, please visit

Consulates in Sydney

Although embassies are in Canberra, information on consulates in Sydney can be accessed at

Electrical outlets

Australia's standard electricity supply is 230 volts AC with a frequency of 50 hertz (230V/50Hz). Australia uses Plug Type 1, with 3 flat pins (one earth pin). It is recommended you get an adaptor for any appliances brought into the country.


Getting to the venue

UNSW Sydney's main campus is in Kensington. It is located in the eastern suburbs and is easily accessible by public and private transport.

From the Airport

Kingsford-Smith Airport at Mascot is Sydney's international and domestic gateway. It is served by major international carriers and all main domestic carriers. The airport is located about 10km from the Kensington Campus. A taxi from the airport will cost about AU$45 - $55 and should take approximately 15-20 minutes.

Travelling by bus, train or the light rail (L2 Randwick Line or L3 Kingsford Line)

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Comprehensive public transport information can be found via:

Taxis or Uber

If travelling by uber or taxi, the best entry to campus for UNSW Business School building E12 is via Gate 2, High Street, Kensington.

  • On entry “Campus Security” is located on the left. Please drive past and advise the driver to turn left into Third Avenue.
  • Travel approx. 100 meters and take the first right into College Road.
  • The white six-storey building ahead on the left is UNSW Business School building.

Parking at UNSW

Please click here for information on parking at UNSW.

Campus Maps

The map of the campus can be found here: UNSW Kensington Campus Map

The map of the campus of accessible parking and toilets can be found here: UNSW Kensington Accessibility Map

Things to do in Sydney

Recommended Activities

Here are some iconic activities that will allow you to make the most of your time in the spectacular city of Sydney.

Coogee to Bondi Walk - Link

The Coogee to Bondi walk features stunning views, beaches, parks, cliffs, bays and rock pools. The walk isn’t difficult but there are some steep gradient paths and several staircases along the track. The length of the walk is about 6km one way and should take you about 2 hours at a leisurely pace. Remember to wear good walking shoes and warm clothing.

Sydney Opera House Tour and Tasting Plate (2hrs) - Link

Go on a delicious journey, combining the Sydney Opera House tour with a gourmet three-tier Tasting Plate from Opera Kitchen.

Art Gallery of New South Wales Tour (1hr) - Link

You can choose from a range of free public tours, led by our trained volunteer guides. There’s no need to book. Just meet at the information desk near the Gallery entrance.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb (3.5hrs) - Link

Bridge Climb equips you to scale to the summit of the world-renowned Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The Rocks Walking Tour (1.5hrs) - Link

Take a guided tour of one of Sydney’s most historic and interesting districts. The Rocks Walking Tours offers the ‘original’ guided walking tour of The Rocks!


For more ideas to help you fill in your spare time in Sydney, visit: