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AusCERT2016 will be held at the Surfers Paradise Marriott on Queensland's Gold Coast. This is an easy drive from Brisbane or Coolangatta, and is renowned as a holiday and tourist destination.

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.

Shuttle Bus
Con-X-ion Airport Transfers


Phone: 1300 266 946

Calling from overseas: +61 7 5556 9888


Con-X-ion offers door to door Airport Transfers to/from Brisbane and Gold Coast Airports to your accommodation on the Gold Coast. Services depart hourly from Brisbane and Gold Coast Airports, please ensure you pre book to secure your seat and receive a discount.

AusCERT delegates receive a 10% discount by quoting the promo code: AusCERT2016 or clicking on the below link.

Brisbane Airport to/ from the Marriott

$49 per adult one way                   with 10% discount  $44.10
$92 per adult return                        with 10% discount  $82.80

Gold Coast (Coolangatta) Airport to/ from the Marriott

$30 per adult one way                   with 10% discount  $27.00
$57 per adult return                        with 10% discount  $51.30


Yellow Cabs
Phone: 131 924

From Brisbane Airport to Surfers Paradise 
Approximate cost is $200.00 one way

Gold Coast Cabs 
Phone: 131 008 
From Coolangatta to the conference venue (Surfers Paradise Marriott) approximate cost is $AUD65.00 (or $AUD90.00 for a maxi cab)


A special conference fare has been arranged for delegates. Please mention AusCERT2016 when making the reservation. Print this letter and and hand it to Airtrain staff on arrival at the Airtrain ticket counter.

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 18 mins drive to Surfers Paradise Marriott.

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


Conference Highlights

New Venue
Don't miss the best cyber security conference in Australia at the Surfers Paradise Marriott, only 150 m from Surfers Paradise beach

Conference MC
Comedian and Mathematician Adam Spencer will host the conference, Gala Dinner and Speed Debate

Career Café
Retreat to the back of the exhibition away from the noise for a real coffee at the AusCERT2016 Career Café and chat with specialist Infosec recruiters