Location & accommodation

Our 2023 Annual Symposium will be hosted in Melbourne, Victoria.

Getting to the venue

We will be hosting the Symposium at the Marie Reay Teaching Centre (Building 155), at the Australian National University. >> Google maps 

The Australian Dialogues event will be held at Louie Louie (upstairs), Verity Lane Market, Sydney Building, 50 Northbourne Avenue. >> Google maps

Tram: Take the tram until it terminates at London Circuit; walk approximately five blocks to Kambri.

Louie Louie is located in the Sydney Building beside the London Circuit tram stop. 

Bus: Get off at City West, Marcus Clarke or Edinburgh Avenue to walk into Kambri. 

There is information about parking at the ANU here. ANU’s commercial car park in the Cultural Centre, Kambri Precinct is a 5-minute walk from the Superfloor, Marie Reay Teaching Centre. The car park is open 24/7.

Public carparks: there are several carparks around the magistrates court, and London circuit with metered parking options.

Taxi or uber: Direct the driver to drop you off on Kingsley Street, by the Cultural Centre Kambri. >> Google maps

Accessibility options are available for each venue. If you require assistance or special considerations to access the venues or to participate in functions, please include details during registration under ‘Accessibility Requirements’.

The Kaleide Theatre has accessible toilets, lifts, and building entry > RMIT’s accessibility map

The State Library of Victoria has accessible parking (limited), wheelchair access, lifts and accessible toilets > Access and inclusion information

Getting to Canberra

From the National Gallery of Australia to the lookout at the summit of Mt Ainslie, there’s lots to do in Canberra. Learn more on the Visit Canberra website

If you’re flying into Canberra for the Symposium, you can get a taxi, uber or bus into the city.

To catch a bus, you will need to purchase a MyWay card from the kiosk opposite the Visit Canberra shop at the Canberra Airport. 

You can catch a train or bus to Canberra from a range of cities and regional areas.

> Train and bus services


There are a number of accommodation options in Melbourne close to the Symposium which will be held primarily at Superfloor, Marie Reay Teaching Centre, ANU, including:


Registration does not cover any participants insurance. AAH recommends participants secure their own general travel insurance. AAH does not take responsibility for any participants failing to insure.

Join us on 16 and 17 November for our 54th Annual Academy Symposium — Between humans & machines: exploring the pasts and futures of automation — as we explore the possibilities and hazards of automation, and the complexities of human-machine relations.

> Find out more

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.