Local Information

The ANITA 2014 Theory Workshop and N-body Summer School will be held at the University of Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA: Map).

Information about location/travel/accommodation is available at the SIfA website with additional information listed below.


Central Railway Hotel: Prices start at $159 for twin share.

Sebel: Bit more expensive, close to Central Station and CBD, from $179.

Mercure: Bit more expensive again, at Central Station and in the CBD, from $197.

Backpackers: clean always popular, right at Central Station from $36 for dorm, $98 for single/twin.

Y Hotel City South: Cheap but nice hostel style, qround $90 twin share.


2 min walk from Redfern Station – exit station on Wyndham St side, opposite police station. Turn right, follow road until you get to a grassy area on your right. Follow path through grassy area to the one way street, walk left down the street, SIFA will be on your right.

20 min walk from Central Station – Exit station on Lee St, cross the road, turn left follow Lee St until you get to Redfern Station, then follow the above instructions. Alternatively catch the train from Central to Redfern.

From the Airport – catch the train to Central Station, then follow the above directions. Ticket from the airport to Central or Redfern will cost $15.90.

Taxi – Ask the driver to take you to 44-78 Rosehill St, Redfern NSW ~$25 depending on traffic.

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