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HEIA(Q) 2019 State Conference: Home Economics: Creative cultures

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane on Saturday 10 August 2019


About the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

  • World-class venue over three levels
  • Most awarded convention centre in Australia
  • Located at the intersection of Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Brisbane
  • Situated at South Bank, the heart of Brisbane, in a unique riverside cultural and entertainment precinct—home to Australia’s newest and most celebrated Gallery of Modern Art
  • Short walk from Brisbane CBD
  • Access to the conference rooms includes stairs, escalators and lifts.

This is the eleventh consecutive year that HEIA(Q) has chosen to hold its conference at BCEC—it is perfect for us:

  • Very accessible, with the train, bus and ferry arriving almost at the doorstep
  • Street parking or under cover parking at the venue—$35 per day (see for further information).
  • Airtrain directly from the airport to nearby South Brisbane station for just $19.00 one way. Book online to secure a discount rate (see
  • Ample space for the 300 or so delegates that are expected
  • Sit-down lunch—no more trying to balance a handbag, conference bag, plate and drink as people edge past you
  • Plenty of nearby accommodation—hotels or apartments in the South Bank area, or city hotels a stroll across the bridge.

The conference will be held on the Mezzanine and Plaza levels, accessible from the main foyer.


The map below shows what is within a 10-minute walk of BCEC.

 Hotel  5 Minute walk 

Conference management enquiries:

Expert Events
PO Box 351, Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia
T. +61 7 3848 2100