Governance Institute of Australia 34th National Conference

Governance in a world of disruption

4-5 December 2017

Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Host City


Set on the shores of picturesque Port Phillip Bay, the southern-most city of mainland Australia is Melbourne; a creative, exciting city with always something new to discover. Delegates to Melbourne will have no trouble filling their downtime when in town for a conference or business event and for those who want to explore further afield, the unique natural beauty of regional Victoria is just a short trip away.

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myki Explorer

The myki Explorer pack comes with a ready-to-use card for one day's unlimited travel on public transport in Melbourne, handy maps and special offers from 16 popular Melbourne and regional attractions. Just top up your myki to keep exploring Victoria.

Melbourne Visitor Shuttle Bus

On the Melbourne Visitors Shuttle Bus delegates can hop on and off at any of the 13 key city locations including the Melbourne Museum, Queen Victoria Market, Royal Botanic Gardens and Chinatown.

River cruises

With the Yarra River running through it, Melbourne is a great city to make your way around by boat. Jump on a Melbourne Water Taxi or take a scenic cruise departing from Southbank.

City Circle Trams

The City Circle Tram service provides a free and convenient way to get around central Melbourne. You can to travel to major attractions, shops and city events with audio commentary providing details on city landmarks along the way