CIE Staff and HDR Conference – 27-29 October 2015

LogoCIE staff and HDR students – you are all invited to attend the CIE STAFF AND HDR CONFERENCE 2015, to be held at Deakin University on Tuesday, 27th – Thursday, 29th October 2015, Alfred Deakin Lecture Theatre J2.01, Warrnambool Campus.

Please note that registration is now closed. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

Have you heard about our photo competition? More information is available HERE.

Attached below the conference program + conference flyer which outlines more detail of the conference activities:


Deakin Warrnambool Units is located within the Deakin Warrnambool University Campus and is set on the banks of the picturesque Hopkins River, close to local surf beaches and popular tourist attractions. The Campus is situated approximately five kilometres east of the local city of Warrnambool.

HDR Conference guests will be accommodated in their own bedroom in either a 6 or 8 bedroom unit – kitchen, bathroom, lounge and laundry facilities will be shared with other Conference guests within that unit.

Accommodation Inclusions:

  • Bed linen, pillows and towels provided.
  • Free Wifi is available.

Accommodation Facilities:

  • Each unit has a full kitchen, including fridge, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle and basic utensils.
  • Each unit has a bathroom with shower facilities.
  • Each unit has a laundry washing machine, dryer and iron.
  • Each unit has an appropriate sized lounge room equipped with TV/DVD. For larger groups, arrangements can be made to provide a complimentary unit nearby for the purpose of a common room subject to availability.
  • Paid parking is available within close proximity to all units. Free parking is available within a 5-10 minute walk of the accommodation.

Campus Facilities:

  • Café (Monday to Friday)
  • Conference facilities
  • Gymnasium
  • Recreational fishing / boating – Hopkins River
  • Tennis
  • Basketball / netball courts
  • Golf course – nine holes
  • Recreational oval

***Please note: fees may apply to use some campus facilities***

Location (See Attached Map):
The Reception Building is located on Lodge Drive, which is within the Deakin Warrnambool Campus. The University Campus is located on the Princes Highway, approximately 6km east of the Warrnambool CBD.

Warrnambool Campus Map (PDF)

Click here for a Google map

Travelling from Melbourne:
From the Princes Highway turn left onto Aitken Drive and enter the University Campus. Travel straight through the first roundabout onto Lodge Drive. Follow Lodge Drive until it ends and turn right. In approximately 200m you will see Reception (P Building) on the left hand side.

Check In & Out Times:
Check in is available from 2pm. Guests must check out by 10am on the day of departure.

Key Collection & Return (Business Hours):
Keys can be collected from Reception located at Building P (see attached map) during office hours (Monday to Friday 9am-5pm). Please return keys to Reception at Building P upon check out.

Key Collection & Return (After Hours):
For key collection outside of business hours it will be necessary for you to collect your room key from our onsite Security. Please make your way to Building P (see attached map) and contact Security on 03 5563 3222 to arrange key collection. When returning keys outside of Reception hours, please drop off keys in the Secure Key Box on the wall outside the entry to Building P.

Please Note: Guests accept liability and costs associated for lost or non-returned keys.

Car Parking:
General car parking within the Deakin Campus is charged at $1.50 per hour, up to a maximum of $6 per day. These regulations apply from Monday to Friday (8am-4:30pm). Limited free parking is available within the Campus.

Parking tickets can be purchased at the self-service parking machine located on the main road into the Campus (just before you enter the large roundabout).

Should you have any further questions or wish to discuss this booking with one of our friendly staff please don’t hesitate to contact us on 03 5563 3111 or