National Convention Centre, Canberra
The National Convention Centre is located in Canberra's CBD and is part of what is described as a unique and beautiful city. Chosen nearly a century ago as the ideal location for Australia's national capital the conventions central location offers vibrant, innovative and historical attractions such as the National Gallery and the National Museum.
The nation’s capital, Canberra, is a place to discover the true story of Australia. Founded in 1913 and home to nearly 400,000 locals, Canberra and the surrounding Australian Capital Territory are located in the southern part of New South Wales, south of Sydney and north of Melbourne. The city was built as a modern statement of political strength and contemporary design.
Purpose-built, Canberra houses some of Australia’s treasures in a compact, modern and stylish package. The National Gallery with its stunning collection of fine arts and an ever changing program of special world-class exhibits is a magnetic drawcard to the art lover. Museums, galleries and unique venues across town bring Canberra alive with vibrant expressions of the Australian identity in culture, history, Indigenous heritage, politics, art, sport, flora and fauna and national celebrations.
But not all Canberra’s best features are indoors. It’s an easy city to get around and with well defined city walking trails and an elaborate network of bike paths which weave their way around the metropolis.
Further out of town the magnificent Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park beg for you to don the lycra and hit the world-class mountain bike trails. Or simply take in the rugged beauty of the Australian bush setting.
Culture vultures are well catered for in Canberra and so are lovers of fine food and wine. There’s a generous collection of restaurants in town and around the beautifully laid out suburbs, which will tempt all palates. The bars, shops and cafes serve up an eclectic mix of local food and wine from around the region and beyond.
If skiing is on your agenda, Canberra is the place for you. The sensational ski fields of the Great Dividing Range are within an easy reach of the city.
Inside and out, Canberra has great appeal.
Homepage: National Medicines Symposium 2006
Symposium Organiser: ICMS Pty Ltd, 88 Merivale Street, South Bank, Queensland 4101, Australia
Telephone: +61 7 3307 4000 , Facsimile: +61 7 3844 0909