Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) 2012 - Western Module
(17 Jun 12 - 21 Jun 12)

Accommodation and travel arrangements

Accommodation
All Aussie Specialists are eligible to receive accommodation in Perth as part of the ATE 2012 participation fee.

The core dates of accommodation (total of 5 ngihts) provided for ATE Aussie Specialists attending the Western Module are: 

IN Sunday 17 June 2012    OUT Friday 22 June 2012

Additional nights, if required, are your responsibility to arrange and do not form part of the participation feeContact your sponsor hotel to arrange additional room nights.

Delegates who make their own accommodation arrangements will not receive a reduction in the participation fee and for security purposes should contact Tourism Australia to advise where they intend to stay during the event.


Transfers
Transfers will be available to Aussie Specialists every morning from sponsor hotels to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC).Please note there may be a number of hotels that are within a short walking distance of venues that will not require certain transfers.

Please view the transfer schedule for full details.

The following evening transfers will also be provided:

Sunday 17 June 2012 Tuesday 19 June 2012 Thursday 21 June 2012
From PCEC to the Eastern Farewell/Western Welcome function From PCEC to the Tourism Western Australia Buyer function  
From the Eastern Farewell/Western Welcome function to the ATE Buyer sponsor hotels and Club Qantas From the Tourism Western Australia Buyer function to the ATE Buyer sponsor hotels and Club Qantas From the Western Farewell function to the ATE Buyer sponsor hotels



Visa information
The Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship have an International Event Coordinator Network which can assist Aussie Specialists with visa information for ATE. For full details visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.


Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS)
Australian quarantine standards are very strict. Every piece of luggage coming into Australia is now x-rayed or screened. Visitors must declare for inspection all food, plant material and animal products on arrival in Australia to ensure they are free of pests and diseases. To find out more information on what you can or cannot take into Australia, please visit the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) website.


Customs Information
Please be aware that strict rules apply relating to the amount of duty free goods that can be brought into Australia. These rules state that if you exceed any of the concession limits set out by the Australian Customs Service, Customs will charge you duty and tax on the entire importation or purchase within that group of items. For more information visit the Australian Customs Service website.

 

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