Local Melbourne Information

The restaurant and fashion capital of Australia, Melbourne is also known for its shopping, galleries, pubs and sporting venues. Melbourne brims with stunning architecture and rolling gardens, and an aesthetic sensibility not found elsewhere in Australia. Within an afternoon’s drive, delegates can explore the wineries of the Mornington Peninsula or visit the surfing mecca of Bells Beach. A recent independent study placed Melbourne at the top of Australia’s favourite domestic holiday destinations. There is always something new to explore or re-discover – making Melbourne Australia’s hottest conferencing destination.

Explore the infamous Melbourne laneways and enjoy world class theatre, shopping, museums, art galleries, cafe’s, restaurants and bars. Making the most of this captivating city is vital.

For further information on major Melbourne attractions, please visit www.visitmelbourne.com

Major Attractions

For general Melbourne information on Melbourne’s infamous attractions, please visit http://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/ForVisitors/Pages/ForVisitors.aspx


Melbourne is renowned for taking it’s culinary experiences very seriously, and some of the best restaurants in the world can be found in Melbourne. Visit the following online guides to find the best restaurants, cafe’s and bars.



Melbourne offers world class shopping centres, designer boutiques, department stores and speciality shops. For more information, please visit:

What’s On

To find out what’s happening in Melbourne visit:

The HITH Society would like to thank the following sponsors & exhibitors

15 – 17 November 2017

Pullman Melbourne On The Park
192 Wellington Parade
Melbourne VIC 3002


Key Dates

Now Open
Abstract and Poster Submission Open

4 September 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline

4 September 2017
Scholarship Applications Close

14 September 2017
Notification of Acceptance

9 October 2017
Deadline for Early Bird Registration

15 November 2017
Conference Commences


15-17 November 2017
Pullman on the Park, Melbourne