ANZOS & Breakthrough Discoveries 2018 Joint ConferenceOctober 16 - 18, 2018 Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Venue & Location

The ANZOS - MDO 2018 Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia. 

Getting to MCEC

MCEC is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River in South Wharf. Plenary is easily found within the Convention Centre, accessed via Convention Centre Place or a short walk down the Exhibition Centre Concourse from the Clarendon Street entrance.

Convention Centre
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia 3006.

Travelling by public transport 

Catch any of the following trams and exit at the stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC:

Route 96 – St Kilda to East Brunswick 
Route 109 – Port Melbourne to Box Hill 
Route 12 – Victoria Gardens to St Kilda 
Alternatively, catch tram number 48 or 70 and exit at the Flinders Street stop. Then take a short walk towards the Yarra River, across the Seafarers Bridge. 
For further tram timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.

Take any train that goes to Southern Cross Station. Exit at Southern Cross Station and catch tram number 96, 109 or 12 as above. For further train timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website here.

The SkyBus transports visitors directly from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross train station. Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf). For further bus timetable information and trip planning, visit the Victorian Public Transport website.


Construction of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) new multi-purpose building is currently underway alongside Convention Centre Place, opposite South Wharf DFO and Pan Pacific Melbourne. Please note that building entrances, pedestrian footpaths, vehicle access and bicycle routes may be altered during the construction period. We encourage you to follow the directional signage in place to navigate around the construction zone.

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Please refer to the map below for additional car parking options.

MCEC Parking map


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is an accessible venue. We work hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment for visitors, contractors and employees and address the needs of all users of the venue.

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Don't forget to explore Melbourne and the surrounds!