Social Events


Student Function

Transport Hotel

Overlooking some of Melbourne’s most iconic landmarks in every direction and commanding a modern grandeur, the Transport Hotel is located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD by the Yarra River. 

The student function will be held here on Monday 28 November 2022 before the Meeting commencement dates at 1900 – 2200 AEDT.

This event is open to current students and early career postdocs (0-3y post-PhD).

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Welcome Reception

Melbourne Public

Set in and around the lovingly restored heritage cargo sheds on the Yarra’s edge, Melbourne Public (affectionately known to regulars as ‘MP’) can be found on the banks of Melbourne’s newest drinking and dining secret – South Wharf.

With iconic interiors inspired by 1920s industrial flair of polished brass, exposed beams and heritage features, Melbourne Public celebrates the best of Melbourne’s past and present, in true Australian style. A warm sense of hospitality at its core, MP consistently delivers great food, premium drinks and a vibrant atmosphere.  

The Welcome Reception will be held at the Melbourne Public on Tuesday 29 November 2022 at 1800 – 1930 AEDT.

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Cocktail Reception

Plaza Ballroom

Renowned as one of Melbourne’s most spectacular and impressive events venues and situated in the heart of Collins Street at Melbourne’s famous Regent Theatre, the prestigious Plaza Ballroom is a venue unmatched in history, elegance and grandeur.

The cocktail reception will take place at the Plaza Ballroom on Thursday 1 December 2022 at 1930 – 2330 AEDT.

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