13—14 August 2015


Novotel Sydney Central
169 – 179 Thomas Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Novotel Sydney Central is a stylish and contemporary hotel perfectly located in the heart of vibrant Sydney. Just a short walk from Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay, Central Railway Station and major shopping and entertainment precincts, Novotel Sydney Central offers the ideal location for delegates to experience all that Sydney has to offer.

The venue is easily accessible with onsite parking facilities and various public transport options, including Central Railway Station, only five minutes’ walk away. Discounted delegate accommodation rates have been secured at Novotel Sydney Central, as well as several nearby properties. To access these rates, please visit the accommodation page.


Destination Sydney

Sydney is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities on earth. Its sparkling harbour, dazzling beaches and sunny Mediterranean climate are matched by an array of world-class museums and art galleries, a 24-hour nightlife, relaxed lifestyle and rich architectural heritage.

Why not take some time out before or after the DANA Forum to discover all that Sydney has to offer. To find out more about must-see cultural and recreational activities, visit www.Sydney.com.


Novotel Sydney Central offers a 600 space onsite car park located at 179 Thomas Street. The parking entrance is accessible at the end of a cul-de-sac next to the hotel entrance and is available to both hotel guests and conference delegates. To receive the discounted conference delegate parking rate, please present the parking flyer to the Car Park Manager upon departure.

Parking Flyer
Directions to Novotel Car Park

From West: Turn left off Broadway at Railway Square intersection into Quay Street, and then second left into Thomas Street.

From South: Arrive via Lee Street and turn left on Railway Square.

From North: Follow Sussex Street to the end which will turn into Thomas Street after Paddy’s Market.

From East: Cross the city on Goulburn Street or Park Street and turn left on Sussex Street.

From Cross City Tunnel/Harbour Bridge: Turn left at tunnel exit or continue straight from Harbour Bridge on Darling Harbour exit to Harbour Street; follow street to the end and turn right at Pier Street, take first exit ramp as you climb the fly over, turn left on Darling Drive, turn left at the end of road into Ultimo Rd, take first right into Quay Street and then first right again into Thomas Street.

From Harris Street: Turn into Ultimo Road, first right into Quay and first right into Thomas Street.


The dress code for all forum sessions is smart casual.