Logistics - Sea Level Rise, Ocean/Ice Shelf Interactions and Ice Sheets

Visa Information


The workshop will be held in the CSIRO Hobart Auditorium immediately inside the main Reception entry of Building 1

CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
Castray Esplanade

Note: There will be no parking available on the CSIRO premesis for workshop participants


No block booking has been arranged for this meeting. The following is information on four hotels that offer preferential rates for CSIRO. An alternative is to look for options on websites such as wotif.com. We advise participants to make their reservations early.

To make a reservation with the following hotels at CSIRO rates, quote the booking code "CSIRO-SeaLevel"

St Ives Motel

Deluxe studio double $139
Deluxe studio twin $139 (maximum 2 people)
Deluxe studio twin $159 (maximum 3 people)
Deluxe studio imperial $153
2 Bedroom $179 (if an extra bed is required an extra $20.00 charge per night. Subject to availability)

Room configuration is as follows:
Deluxe studio double - Queen size bed
Deluxe studio twin - Queen size bed & a single bed
Deluxe studio Imperial - King size bed & a guaranteed balcony
2 bedroom - Queen size bed in the main bedroom, 2 single beds in the second
bedroom & bathroom upstairs. Down stairs is the kitchenette & living areas.

All rooms have a kitchenette, which has a stove top , microwave & fridge. These rates apply provided bookings are made direct with the hotel. A credit card is required to secure the booking, paying one nights deposit. Internet is charged at 5c per mb.

Quest Waterfront

Hotel Room - $165
Studio Delux - $185
Family Suite - $261

Room configuration:
Hotel room - Queen bed, Tea and coffee facilities and ensuite bathroom (No. of guests included in rate = 2)
Studio Delux - QB and 1 single bed, kitchenette, Movie Vue, ensuite bathroom. Can request extra single bed (no. of guests included in rate = 3)
Family Suite - QB in living area & 2 SB in separate room (can be made into a king sized bed), kitchenette, Movie Vue, 1 bathroom. Can request extra single bed (no. of guests included in rate = 4)

Bookings of 3 nights or longer will require 1 night as a deposit. Breakfast is available at two locations, Harbour Lights Café and Customs House Hotel, where meals can be charged back to you room account at Quest Waterfront.

Lenna of Hobart & Salamanca Terraces

Lenna of Hobart
Park View Room - $159
Harbour View Room - $189
Family Room - $219
King Suite - $219.00
Salamanca Terraces
1 Bedroom Apartment  $175.00

The in-room internet costs are as $2 per hour or $14.95 per day (note this is not wireless internet). Complimentary wifi and computer station are in the Chandelier Lounge Bar at Lenna. Breakfast is $19.50 per person for the continental buffet or our a la carte menu starts at $12.50.  Room service breakfast is offered at Lenna of Hobart.
To book can contact Samantha Jarvis, Reservations Manager at sam@lenna.com.au or phone 03 62323900
Credit card details are required to guarantee the booking and an email address to send confirmation details.

Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel

Hotel Room - $132 per room, per night, room only (rate covers 1-2 people, 1x queen bed or 2x separate beds)
Studio Apartment - $152 per apartment, per night, room only (rate covers 1-2 people, 1x queen bed)
One Bedroom Apartment - $172 per apartment, per night, room only (rate covers 1-2 people, 1x queen bed OR 2x single beds)
Two Bedroom Apartment - $252 per apartment, per night, room only (rate covers up to 4 people, 2x queen beds OR 1x queen & 2x singles)
The above rates are inclusive of tax (GST) and are available only when booked directly with the hotel.  Additional guests/rollaway beds cost an extra $40 per night. Internet is available for $5 for 24 hours.
Breakfast is available in the Stockman’s Restaurant from 0630-1000 and 2013 rates are: Continental $14.00 and Full Buffet $19.50.

For bookings contact the Reservations Team on 1800 814 676 or email (reservations@oldwoolstore.com.au).

Visa Information

Under Australia's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements; and permanent residents of Norfolk Island who may be granted a Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island visa on arrival).

Business Visitor Visa - is the most appropriate option for delegates fulfilling an official role such as speaking/presenting at an event, or if the delegate is employed and is travelling to Australia to be involved in an activity that is related to their profession.

For information on how to apply for a  Business Visitor Visa, please see the document: Business Events Factsheet October 2012.pdf

Visa applicants must demonstrate that they meet all the legislative requirements for an Australian visa. For additional background relating to visas for people to come to Australia for a business-related visit,  see: http://www.immi.gov.au/skilled/business/business-visit-visa-options.htm

Applicants applying for a paper-based visa should lodge their application at least 6-8 weeks before their intended travel date to Australia. Those applying for their visa electronically should do so at least 2 weeks prior to travel. Note the implementation of the new Biometrics Program for visa applicants lodging a paper-based application in the following countries; France, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. For information see: http://www.immi.gov.au/allforms/biometrics/offshore/countries.htm