Local Information

The ANITA 2016 summer school and workshop will be held at the Monash University Clayton campus, click here for the campus map. The conference will be held in the New Horizons building, Research way, at the north of campus.


Getting to Monash:

  • Melbourne Airport is located north of Melbourne’s central business district. The Skybus provides service between the airport and Southern Cross train station in the city centre. It operates 24 hours a day at regular 10 minute intervals and costs $36 for a roundtrip ticket.
  • Taxi ranks are also present outside Southern Cross station, and will cost $50 to travel to Clayton.
  • To travel to Monash University from Southern Cross station via public transport catch the train on the Cranbourne or Pakenham line to Huntingdale Station. From here, the 601 shuttle bus travels express¬†to Campus during the day or the 900 can be caught after-hours.
  • There is also a shuttle bus running directly from the airport to Monash University, however it runs less frequently, Airport Shuttle Timetable.

Parking at Monash:

Free parking is currently available in the SE4 and SE5 carparks, these are a 1km walk across campus. There is also ticketed parking in S1 and SE3. A parking map is available. Unfortunately the multi-story car-park near New Horizons is under construction at the moment and has no free or ticketed parking.

Accommodation: Some suggestions for where you can book your accommodation for the workshop:

  • Mannix College (adjacent to campus; hotel style rooms (Gryphon House) or student rooms, meals included)
  • Gateway on Monash Hotel (20min walking distance to campus)
  • serviced apartments in the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD) (e.g., Punthill) (typically 45 minutes to campus via train/bus)
  • Ibis Glen Waverley (20min bus ride to campus; also: direct trains to Melbourne CBD in 35 minutes)
  • Apartments of Waverley (20 min bus ride to campus; also: direct trains to Melbourne CBD in 35 minutes)

Scam Warning: Be aware, we have not made any arrangements with any booking company. Anyone contacting you about arranging bookings is a scam.


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For more information contact damien(dot)przybylski(at)monash(dot)edu.