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2023 Australian Pain Society 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting

2023 Australian Pain Society 43rd Annual Scientific MeetingIn the IASP Global Year for Integrative Pain Care02 - 05 April 2023 | National Convention Centre Canberra, ACT

Venue and Destination

The APS 2023 will be held at the National Convention Centre Canberra

Whether you are after information on the destination, travel or the climate we have got you covered.

National Convention Centre Canberra

31 Constitution Ave, Canberra
ACT 2601 Australia
T: + 61 (02) 6276 5200

National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) is the largest, purpose-built conference and events venue in the ACT. They are well recognised and multi awarded for their excellence in delivering conferences and events, sustainability practices and outstanding services.

A short walk to accommodation and attractions, NCCC is ‘where the nation meets’, it is conveniently located in the city and offers easy access to the very best of Canberra experiences.


Being the nation’s capital, Canberra is an easy meeting ground for delegates across Australia.

The city boasts some of the country’s famous cultural, historic and arts institutions such as the Australian War Memorial, National Museum of Australia and Parliament House.

The inner city is packed with food precincts that serves a delicious combination of hipster coffee shops, innovative cafes and award-winning restaurants. There are weekend markets, modern shopping malls and boutique-lined streets that are easily accessible for those who are looking for some retail therapy.

As the country’s largest inland city, it is also a perfect base for a self-drive holiday. Just a short drive from pristine beaches on the New South Wales South Coast, the beautiful Snowy Mountains, vineyards, national parks and reserves.

In Canberra, you never know what unexpected wonders are waiting around the corner. Dig deeper to unearth Canberra’s gems and you’ll be rewarded with a city full of surprises.

For more ideas and things to explore, please visit the website visitcanberra.

General Information

Canberra Airport is less than 15- minutes drive to the NCCC. Daily domestic flights are available from major cities while there are some international flights available during the week.  

For more information, please visit Canberra Airport.

All travellers other than Australian and New Zealand citizens need to present the following documents to officers in immigration clearance:

  • a valid passport or other acceptable travel document
  • a valid visa or authority to enter Australia (including electronic visas)
  • a completed and signed Incoming Passenger Card, including health and character declaration

Anyone who arrives without a valid travel document, visa or authority to enter Australia, may be refused entry to Australia or delayed until their identity and claims to enter Australia have been confirmed. Please visit the Department of Immigration’s website’s section for up to date information and further details on tourist visas, working holidays, business visits, students, immigration, Electronic Travel Authority (ETAs), visas and other useful contacts.

For further information please visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection 

Transport from Canberra Airport
Bus – Transport Canberra Route Rapid 3 provide regular services between the Canberra Airport Terminal to Spence Terminus seven days a week. It operates every 15 minutes during the weekdays and 30 minutes during weekends. Tickets are available in the arrival hall of the airport.

For time table and route map, please visit the Transport Canberra website.

Taxi - Taxi services and ride sharing services are available to and from the airport and around the city. The taxi rank is located centrally on the ground floor of the terminal building.

For more information, please visit

April will be autumn in Canberra where the average temperature ranges from 21°C – 7°C .

Time Zone
Canberra operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) which is at UTC/GMT+10/11 depending on the time of year, due to it observing daylight saving time.


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