Accommodation Packages

Accommodation at special conference rates will be available at the hotels below for the Event Symposium 2017, which will be held at The Events Centre in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.


Accommodation bookings can be made at time of registering for the Symposium. If you wish to add accommodation to your registration at a later date, you can log into your registration and select the accommodation tab from the menu bar.

We recommend you book accommodation at time of registration to take advantage of the Conference Rates offered and to secure your preferred hotel.

Accommodation bookings close on Friday 1 September 2017, or when sold out.


Oaks Oasis Resort

Oaks Oasis Resort is just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast and only metres from the sun-drenched sand and clear ocean waters of Golden Beach and Kings Beach as well as boutique shops and restaurants. Set on 10 acres of landscaped gardens, the resort offers a wide variety of accommodation styles and a restaurant, bar and lounge.

The hotel is 13 minutes' walk to The Events Centre.


Executive King Room

Rate Per Night: $126.36 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x King Bed
Room Amenities: Tea and coffee making facilities, small fridge, cable TV, ironing equipment

Executive Family Room

Rate Per Night: $126.36 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds
Room Amenities: Tea and coffee making facilities, small fridge, cable TV, ironing equipment

Executive Studio

Rate Per Night: $140.91 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x Queen Bed
Room Amenities: Kitchenette with microwave, small fridge, cable TV, ironing equipment

Executive One Bedroom

Rate Per Night: $140.91 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x Queen Bed
Room Amenities: Kitchenette with microwave, cook top, fridge, balcony with garden views

Two Bedroom (Dual Key Access)

Rate Per Night: $271.82 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds
Room Amenities: Kitchenette with microwave, cook top, fridge, balcony with either courtyard or garden views, room made up of a Studio Room and 1 Bedroom with interconnecting corridor

Two Bedroom Villa

Rate Per Night: $290.00 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x King Beds (or split to 4x Single Beds)
Room Amenities: Spacious 2 level Villa with full kitchen, laundry facilities, balcony with garden view, private carport

Three Bedroom Villa

Rate Per Night: $317.27 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x Queen Bed, 2x Single Beds and 1x King Bed or 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Spacious 2 level Villa with full kitchen, laundry facilities, 2 bathrooms, balcony with garden views, private carport

Room Inclusions:
  • Weekly cleaning service
  • Complimentary WIFI in all accommodation rooms
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Complimentary access to all resort activities

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made between Friday 25 August 2017 and Friday 1 September 2016 will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's accommodation.

Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to the full stay.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:

The hotel charges a credit card surcharge of 1.5% to all credit cards.



BreakFree Grand Pacific

From a prime waterfront location, BreakFree Grand Pacific offers one, two and three bedroom apartments. All have kitchenettes and lush garden or water views of Pumicestone Passage, adjacent to the resort. Private rooftop or courtyard apartments with a Jacuzzi and BBQ facilities are also available. Recreational facilities at BreakFree Grand Pacific include swimming pools, spa, gymnasium, games room and sauna.

Breakfree Grand Pacific is an 8 minute walk from The Events Centre.

1 Bedroom Gardenview

Rate Per Night: $153.64 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x Queen Bed
Room Amenities: Kitchenette, balcony or patio with spa, ironing equipment

1 Bedroom Rooftop

Rate Per Night: $190.00 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 1x Queen Bed
Room Amenities: Kitchenette, rooftop terrace with BBQ and spa, ironing equipment

2 Bedroom Gardenview

Rate Per Night: $217.27 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds or 1x Queen Bed and 2 x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Full kitchen, balcony or patio, garden views, spa bath, ironing equipment

2 Bedroom Waterview

Rate Per Night: $235.45 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds or 1x Queen Bed and 2 x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Full kitchen, balcony or patio, ocean views, spa bath, ironing equipment

3 Bedroom Gardenview

Rate Per Night: $290.00 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds and 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Full kitchen, 2 bathrooms, balcony or patio, garden views, spa bath, ironing equipment

3 Bedroom Waterview

Rate Per Night: $308.18 plus GST
Bedding Configuration: 2x Queen Beds and 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Full kitchen, 2x bathrooms balcony or patio, ocean views, spa bath, ironing equipment

Room Inclusions:
  • Weekly cleaning service
  • Complimentary WIFI in all accommodation rooms
  • Complimentary onsite parking

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to the full stay.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:

The hotel charges the following surcharges to all credit cards:

  • 1.1% - Mastercard
  • 1.25% - Visa
  • 3.35% - Amex
  • 3.5% - Diners


Rumba Beach Resort

Rumba Beach Resort is proudly Caloundra’s most awarded five-star beachfront hotel offering a level of service second to none and only a 6 minute walk to The Events Centre.

Comprising of luxury 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, Rumba enjoys a CBD location in the heart of Caloundra’s waterfront dining precinct. Rumba’s Garden Terrace and popular 26degrees bar + venue bring a Hamptons feel to the resort’s expansive pool and leisure deck. Day and night, the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed.

Rumba Resort provides an all hours check-in service and express check-out. All suites are fully self-contained and offer free WiFi, king cloud beds, espresso machines and home theatre. Spa ensuites, breezy balconies, free parking and light daily room servicing are all standard. All rooms include a fully equipped kitchen, open-plan living and dining area and private balcony.


*Note: No GST is applicable at this hotel


1 Bed Resort Spa Suite

Rate Per Night:
(Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)
$215
Rate Per Night:
(Wednesday 13 Sept)
$235
Bedding Configuration: 1x King Bed
Room Amenities: Separate bedroom with 2-person spa ensuite

2 Bed Resort Spa Suite

Rate Per Night:
(Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)
$255
Rate Per Night:
(Wednesday 13 Sept)
$285
Bedding Configuration: 2x King Beds or 1x King Bed and 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Main bedroom includes king bed and 2-person spa bath, second bedroom offers king or twin bedding

2 Bed Ocean Apartment

Rate Per Night:
(Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)
$320
Rate Per Night:
(Wednesday 13 Sept)
$355
Bedding Configuration: 2x King Beds or 1x King Bed and 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Main bedroom includes king bed and has water views and direct balcony access and 2-person spa bath, second bedroom offers king or twin bedding

3 Bed Ocean Apartment

Rate Per Night:
(Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)
$380
Rate Per Night:
(Wednesday 13 Sept)
$420
Bedding Configuration: 1x King Bed plus 2x Single Beds plus either 1x King Bed and 2x Single Beds
Room Amenities: Main bedroom includes king bed and has water views and direct balcony access and 2-person spa bath, second bedroom offers king or twin bedding, third bedroom includes twin bedding only

Room Inclusions:
  • Light daily service of room
  • Complimentary WIFI in all accommodation rooms
  • Complimentary onsite parking

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made on or after Saturday 2 September 2017, including no-shows will incur a cancellation fee equal to one night's accommodation.

Note: reduction of room nights is considered a cancellation


Payment Surcharges:

Prepayment requests for bookings made at Rumba Beach Resort will be forwarded directly to the hotel.

A credit card surcharge of 1.5% for Mastercard and Visa and 3.5% for Diners and Amex payments.