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Practical Information – Sydney Study Visit

Local Contact Information:

Leonie Edwards

Executive Officer, Office of the COO and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Australian Catholic University

Telephone: +61 2 9739 2932 Email: Leonie.Edwards(at)acu.edu.au

Venue Details:

The Study Visit will take place at the Australian Catholic University (ACU),  Peter Cosgrove Centre, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060. This is on  ACU’s North Sydney Campus.

Google map

Hotel Information:

Our local organiser has suggested the following selection of hotels all of which are nearby ACU.

Other hotels are available in Sydney. HUMANE cannot guarantee that any rates given by the hotel are the best rates available particularly now with the many online hotel providers such as booking.comhotels.com, etc, and we suggest you also check online.

Vibe Hotel – North Sydney

The new Vibe Hotel North Sydney is in prime position in the heart of North Sydney’s bustling business precinct, with easy access to all its cafes and shops, and conveniently close to the train station. As part of the newly reimagined Northpoint, the hotel offers ample choices for dining and shopping, with a dedicated “eat street” and casual dining atrium. A rooftop pool offers sweeping views of city skylines.

Website: here

Harbourview Hotel – North Sydney

In the heart of North Sydney, North Sydney Harbourview Hotel is central and has good views. This 4-star hotel is 1.5km from Luna Park and 4.5km from Sydney Opera House.

Website: here

McLaren Hotel – North Sydney

The McLaren is the perfect choice of luxury hotels in North Sydney for business, appointments or a relaxing time away.

Website: here

If several colleagues are coming together – there is an option to have a two bedroom suite:

Meriton Suites

Website: here

Lunch and Dinner:

Information will follow shortly.

Please inform the HUMANE secretariat about any special dietary needs as soon as possible by returning the Participant’s Information Form (which you will receive upon registration) to the Secretariat

Getting to the ACU

By Air

Sydney Airport is located just 8km from the Sydney. There are various options available to get into Sydney – check them: here

Trains from Sydney Airport to North Sydney: here

By train to North Sydney

Just a 5-minute train ride over the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Sydney city centre, the North Sydney Campus (MacKillop) is conveniently located in the North Sydney business precinct.

North Sydney Station is on the well-serviced Northern and North Shore train lines. To plan your trip to North Sydney Station, we recommend that you use the City Rail Trip Planner.

Tenison Woods House on Napier Street is an easy walk from North Sydney Station. To get there, take the Mount St/Pacific Hwy exit, then follow the Pacific Hwy. You will pass the Australia Post building on your left. Turn left into Charles Street then right into Napier Street. Google Map

Public transport tickets, including MyBus and MyMulti, are available for purchase from the North Sydney Co-op Bookshop.


Please note that HUMANE and Australian Catholic University University will not be able to admit you to the Study Visit if you have not registered and have received a confirmation of acceptance from the HUMANE Secretariat. If you are not already registered then please do so here as soon as possible so that you may secure your place and avoid any embarrassment upon arrival at the University.  If you need any clarification about your registration please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat.  We will do everything we can do to help.

Please note that neither HUMANE or any of the host institutions where HUMANE events take place are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects, regardless of the cause. Participants and accompanying persons attending any HUMANE events do so at their own risk and responsibility.