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Getting to the Gold Coast

AusCERT2013 will be held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on Queensland's Gold Coast. This is an easy drive from Brisbane or Coolangatta, and is renowned as a holiday and tourist destination.

Check the following airline websites for flight details arriving into Brisbane or Gold Coast.

From Brisbane Airport

For international and interstate visitors arriving at Brisbane Airport, the options for travelling to the Gold Coast are via coach, taxi or airtrain. The journey takes approximately 75 minutes.

Pre-booking can be arranged and is recommended for early and late arrivals.
Phone +61 7 3358 9700 or 1300 664 700 or email:
Cost (approx): $43.50 one way, $87.00 return

Yellow Cabs

Phone: 131 924
From Brisbane Airport to Surfers Paradise
Approximate cost is $200.00 one way


Phone: +61 7 3216 3308
The Airtrain service leaves from Brisbane Airport every half hour (approx) throughout the day between 5:40 am and 8:00 pm for Nerang Station, Gold Coast.
Travel time is 90 minutes on the train and approximately 5 mins drive to RACV Royal Pines Resort.

Airtrain Connect - Train/Transfer Service
Airtrain Connect involves a train ride to a Gold Coast station, and then a chauffeured transfer to your accommodation. When you arrive at the airport, staff in the terminal will direct you to the train and which Gold Coast station to hop off at. When you arrive, your driver will be waiting with your name on a sign to take you the rest of the way.
Phone: 1800 119 091
A special conference fare has been arranged for delegates. Please metnion AusCERT2013 when making the reservation. Print this letter hand and hand it to Airtrain staff on arrival at the Airtrain ticket counter.
Cost: 45$AUD one way, 81$AUD return

From Gold Coast Airport

For those arriving at the Gold Coast's local airport, Coolangatta, the following options are available.

Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle

Phone: 1300 655 655
Pre-booking is recommended and can be done online at the website above
One way or return coach transfers between your hotel & the Gold Coast Airport
Cost (approx): $AUD19.00 one way, $AUD35.00 return

Gold Coast Cabs

Phone: 131 008
From Coolangatta to the conference venue (RACV Royal Pines Resort, Benowa) approximate cost is $AUD65.00 (or $AUD90.00 for a maxi cab)

Register Now


Preparations are underway for AusCERT2013 and we are looking forward to another great conference. Mark the dates in your calendar! AusCERT2013 will be held 20th-24th May 2013.

Tutorials will be Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st May 2013.

The main conference program will be Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th May 2013.

The Gala Dinner incorporating the Australian SC Information Security Awards and AusCERT Awards will be on Thursday 23rd May.


AusCERT members receive 50% discount on their registration. For more information on how to become a member of AusCERT, contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Buy 2, Get 1 Free!
When you register 2 x delegates you can bring a 3rd person to AusCERT2013 FREE! We think that's a great deal and hope you do too :)

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