***Please note each accommodation booking comes with its own terms and conditions. Check with your accommodation provider upon booking***


We strongly recommend that delegates book their accommodation as early as possible.

You can find other accommodation in Canberra through booking sites: Wotif, Booking.com or HotelsCombined.


YHA Hostel

Location: 7 Akuna Street, Canberra

If you wish to stay at the YHA Hostel Canberra City, you can secure a room from 24/11/19 to 01/12/19 at the below discounted rates.

Book online through the YHA website www.yha.com.au and quote the conference promo code ‘Conf00’ to secure the below discounted rates:

Dorm rooms Conference rate
4-bed dorm (female, male, or mixed) $34.50
8-bed dorm (female, male, or mixed) $32
10-bed dorm (mixed) $32
Private rooms  
Twin room/shared bathroom $103.50
Twin room/ ensuite bathroom $121.50
4-bed room/ensuite bathroom $179
4-bed family room/ ensuite bathroom $157.50


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Cafe/restaurant


ANU University House

Location: 1 Balmain Crescent, Acton

ANU University House has offered EMAC 5% off their best available rate.

Call University House reception on 02 6125 1550 or alternatively email accommodation.unihouse@anu.edu.au and quote the code ‘1911ENGINE’ to receive the 5% off room rate.

Details on available rooms and undiscounted prices can be found on the ANU University House website.


  • Breakfast can be purchased for an additional $20 per day

Please note that the above 5% discount rate is subject to room availability and will expire on 29th October 2019.


Quest Canberra

Location: 28 West Row, Canberra ACT 2601

Book online or contact the hotel directly on (02) 6423 2222 using the code ‘ADFA2019’ to secure the below nightly rates at Quest Canberra. Spaces are limited.

Room Conference rate
Studio Apartment $269
One Bedroom Apartment $309
One Bedroom Executive Apartment $379


  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Onsite and secure offsite parking available for $20 per night


Crowne Plaza

Location: Binara Street, Canberra

The following rates have been secured for accommodation at the Crowne Plaza:

  26 November 27 November 28 November
Superior City View $285 $285 $285
Park View $330 $330 $330


  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Breakfast can be offered at a discounted rate of $25 per person per day.

To take advantage of the above rates, please book online or call the hotel direct on 1800 583 932 and quote ‘EMA’.


Mercure Canberra

Location: Corner of Ainslie & Limestone Ave, Braddon

We have secured the following rates with the Mercure Canberra for the duration of the conference:

  26 November 27 November 28 November
Standard Queen Room
$439 $439 $189
Superior King Room $469 $469 $219


  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary car-parking
  • Buffet breakfast can be added on for $19pp per day

To take advantage of these rates, please call (02 6243 0012) or email (stay@mercurecanberra.com.au) the Mercure Canberra and mention that you are part of the EMAC Group.

Please note that these room rates will expire on 28 October and are subject to availability. Bookings must be for a minimum two-night stay.