On-campus accommodation is subject to availability at the time of submitting a booking request.

Currently Austin College is Available for the RAAN Australia lodging. It is a 10 min walk to the conference venue, campus shops , cafes, post office and Booliminbah restaurant.

The town bus stops near the College, the rate for standard student style rooms (shared bathroom facilities) is $64 per person per night. To request accommodation at Austin College please submit your booking  UNE Accommodation Portal and enter ‘RAAN’ in the special request field


Armidale also offers a wide range of excellent off campus accommodation with great value-for-money facilities at motels, hotels, B&B’s and caravan parks.

The conference hotel will be the Quality Inn Power House.  

Please contact the Armidale Visitors Information Centre who offer a toll-free advisory and complimentary accommodation booking service. Special motel rates will be offered here when available.

The conference will commence at 14:00 on Wednesday October 23 to enable delegates to arrive on morning flights from Sydney and will end at 12:15 on Friday October 25 to enable delegates to depart on afternoon flights from Armidale to Sydney. 

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