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2019 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society (ANZSCoS) <br/>Annual Scientific Meeting

2019 Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society (ANZSCoS)
Annual Scientific Meeting 21 - 23 August 2019 | Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

Getting There

Flying into Melbourne

No official carrier has been nominated for the conference due to competitive airfares available via the internet. There are three airlines who fly regularly into Melbourne – Qantas | Jetstar | Virgin

Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is international and is located 27.9 kilometres from the conference venue, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, which is approx. 36 minutes by car.  Please visit for more information.

Shuttle Service

Pullman provide guests with a shuttle from Melbourne Airport through an external company Starbus. The fare is $27.00 per adult for a one way journey and a discounted round trip is also available. Please contact Starbus on 03 8378 8700 for booking and information.

Getting Around Melbourne

Public transport facilities in Melbourne is easily accessible with frequent tram services, Taxis and UBER’s are readily available and are reasonably priced. A free city circle tram is also available when travelling around the heart of the city.


Melbourne’s metro trains run between the outer suburbs and Flinders Street Station in the city. The city loop is Melbourne’s underground system, with five stations in the central business district: Southern Cross Station, Flagstaff, Melbourne Central, Parliament and Flinders Street. Southern Cross Station is Melbourne’s hub for regional and interstate trains. Plan your trip with Public Transport Victoria’s journey planner.


Passengers can board trams at signposted stops displaying maps, route numbers and a timetable. Route numbers are also displayed on the front of the tram. Travel within the central area of Melbourne by tram is free, though you will need a myki card if you plan to start or finish your journey outside of this central area. For more information on the area covered by the Free Tram Zone and a downloadable map, go to the Public Transport Victoria website.


Melbourne buses run frequently to major hubs, including shopping centres, schools, hospitals, leisure and sports venues, and some of Melbourne’s biggest attractions. For people travelling further afield, Victoria’s V/Line service gives access to regional towns and scenic attractions across the state.

Follow this link to view timetables and metropolitan specific information.


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Melbourne taxis are easy to spot, as they display a lamp on the cab roof and most are painted yellow, silver or white. You can book taxi cab pick up for a set location, or take one from a cab rank at signposted spots. You may also hail a taxi in the street. If the rooftop lamp is lit, the taxi is usually unoccupied and available for hire. Rideshare trips are available via apps with Uber, Taxify and DiDi. The apps show fare estimates, driver’s pictures, vehicle details, and tracks trips on a map.

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