Location of venue and accommodation

The meeting will be held at Club Sapphire (Merimbula, New South Wales) from Tuesday February 5 to Thursday February 7, 2019. There will be a welcome reception in the evening of Monday February 4 and conference dinner on the evening of Wednesday February 6. Both events will be at Club Sapphire.


Flights from Sydney and Melbourne are operated by Rex. There are 3 dally flights from Sydney and 1-2 daily flights from Melbourne. A discounted return price is about $340. Since Rex operates small planes (34 seats), booking early is highly advised.

We will have two mini buses (12 seats each) going from Canberra to Merimbula around 11am on Monday, the 4th of February and going back on Firday, the 8th of February.
Please contact organisers to secure a seat, only a limited number of seats is left.

For additional travel options, including long distance bus services, see the Sapphire Coast: getting here webpage.


We have booked rooms and cabins at two locations in Merimbula (see the attached map above) :

1. 20 suites at Sapphire Waters Motor Inn at $125 per night located 200m from the the meeting venue. Suites have a separate bedroom with a queen bed and tea & coffee making facilities.
2. 15 cabins at Tween Waters Holiday Park, Merimbula located close to the beach but about 1.5km from the meeting venue. They accomodate from 2 to 5 guests. Discounted prices vary from $120 to $210 per night. The park map can be seen here. Cabins 1-16 have been reserved for ANZAMP, see the website for their description.

Please contact these directly and mention ANZAMP booking. Be aware that all rooms/cabins have been booked for 3 nights, from Monday, February 4 to Thursday, February 7. So if you need to stay longer, please negotiate it directly. There are also many other accommodation options in Merimbula but as it is a popular holiday destination, you are advised to book your accommodation early.