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Venue and Location

Conference Venue

The QUESTnet2004 conference will be held at the Cairns International Hotel, a 5 star hotel located in the centre of Cairns, and awarded the Best 5 Star Accommodation at the 2001 Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards.

It is close to departure points for Great Barrier Reef tours, shopping, the Casino and other attractions. Its facilities and services include 3 restaurants and 2 bars, fully refurbished accommodation rooms with harbour or mountain views, multilingual staff, and a three quarter acre tropical pool deck.

Please Note: QUESTnet2004 is being held in conjunction with the 18th APAN meetings. The QUESTnet 2004 tutorials, and the joint conference streams will occur at the Cairns International Hotel. All APAN committee, working groups and tutorial sessions will be held at the Hilton Cairns.


Discounted accommodation rates have been negotiated at the Cairns International and the Hilton Cairns as detailed below. All rates are for single, twin or double occupancy. To book your accommodation, please use the online registration facility or contact the conference organisers. Do not contact the hotel direct. To secure accommodation bookings, you will be required to provide a deposit of one night's accommodation to the conference organisers which will be passed to the hotel. The balance of the account is to be settled by the delegate at the time of departure. Arrangements can be made to pre-pay accommodation either directly with the hotel or with the conference organisers.

As July is peak season in Cairns, please be aware that cancellations less than a week from scheduled arrival will incur charges equal to one night.s accommodation. Cancellations within 48 hours of arrival could incur charges equal to the full duration of the booking.

Special rates have been negotiated:

  • Cairns International - Standard Rooms AUD $190 per room per night
  • Hilton Cairns – Standard Rooms AUD $185 per room per night


  • Cairns International – AUD $25 per person
  • Hilton Cairns – AUD $25 per person

Check in

  • Cairns International – 2pm
  • Hilton Cairns – 2pm

Check out

  • Cairns International – 11am
  • Hilton Cairns – 11 am