Offical conference accommodation – King's College

Official accommodation for the 2017 IAGS Conference at the University of Queensland will be available at King’s College, next to the St Lucia Campus. King’s College has sweeping views of the Brisbane River and is located within a 5-10 minute walking distance from the conference venue, UQ.

All accommodation includes single rooms with shared bathroom facilities (includes bed linen, blanket, bath towel, soap & fan). Accommodation includes breakfast, wireless internet, night porter, gymnasium and 18m pool.

Accommodation pricing is at a special conference rate of $80 (AUD) per night. 

To book your accommodation at King’s College, please email Ms Sue Eekelschot from the college directly. Her email is:

For those wishing to pay using a credit card or by direct debit, you may arrange this payment with Ms Eekelschot.

If paying by credit card, you may pay at the College when you arrive in July 2017.

All attendees are required to manage their own accommodation bookings.

King's College Wensely Wing

King's College Dining Hall


Other accommodation options

The St Lucia campus of the University of Queensland is located 8km from Brisbane city – approximately half an hour by public transport. There are limited accommodation options close to campus, these include:

Jephson Hotel, 63 Jephson St, Toowong. 2.3km to St Lucia campus; bus routes available. Rates from $143 (AUD) per night.

Inn On The Park, 21 Patrick Lane, Toowong. 2.8 km to St Lucia Campus; bus and CityCat routes available. Self-contained apartments, rates from $175 (AUD) per night.  

Toowong Central Motel, 38 Jephson St, Toowong. 2.3km to St Lucia campus; bus routes available. Rates from $165 (AUD) per night.  

Brisbane city has a wide range of accommodation options, ranging from budget/backpacker to Five Star accommodation:

Base Brisbane Central Backpackers, 308 Edward St, Brisbane City. 5km to St Lucia Campus, bus and CityCat routes available. Variety of accommodation from dorm to private; rates from $30-$110 (AUD) per night.

A further list of suggested accommodation of all price options is available here

All prices in AUD.