VALA2022 Welcome to Melbourne


Melbourne is, Australia’s unrivalled capital of sport, culture, entertainment and style and  one of the world’s premier meeting destinations.

Check out our insider tips, things to do, best places to eat, shop, day trips & more! The magic of Melbourne lies in the hidden secrets of the city and never ending places to explore from its’ laneways, restaurants and bars,

Simply click here to take a virtual tour of the city, plan where you can dine after a day at the Conference, or what experiences the city can offer you.

We encourage you to stay a little longer to enjoy the unique experiences the nearby regions can offer.  Take a day or so to enjoy the outstanding produce and wines from the Yarra Valley or Mornington Peninsula, take in the natural beauty of the Twelve Apostles, the Great Ocean Road, Macedon Ranges or the Grampians. All within easy reach of Melbourne – simply click here to discover more and start planning!


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Getting Around


A taxi fare from Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD is approximately $55-$65.  If you would prefer to pre-book your taxi during your stay in Melbourne, you can call either of the main taxi companies.

  • 13 Cabs – 13 22 27
  • Australia Wide Taxi – 131 008

You can request a ride from Uber from either the Domestic or the International terminal of Melbourne Airport. Just request your Uber once you have exited the terminal and your driver will meet you at the pick–up area. For more information on Uber please visit


SkyBus offers a shuttle bus service from Tullamarine airport to Melbourne city centre. The Melbourne City Express is currently operating between 4:30am and midnight – average departures every 20-30 minutes, 7 days per week. Tickets can be purchased on arrival or online by visiting the SkyBus website.

Public Transportation

Getting around Melbourne traffic can be challenging for the best of us. Taxis, Uber and a variety of other rideshare options are available but why not try out our public transportation options instead? With trip planning available in Google maps and a Free Tram Zone, its never been easier to give it a go! If you are wanting to travel further, Myki is the ticketing system for trains, trams and buses in metropolitan Melbourne. Tickets must be purchased in advance (not available on board) at Interstate and international visitors can purchase a visitor pack at the MCEC Business Centre, PTV Hub at Southern Cross Station and the SkyBus terminals at Melbourne Airport and Southern Cross Station.