You are encouraged to book your accommodation early as Melbourne is very popular this time of the year. You will need to contact hotels directly with your accommodation bookings.
The venue for the conference is the Novotel Melbourne on Collins which is built above the prestigious Australia on Collins shopping centre and is located within close proximity to the Regent Theatre, Federation Square, Melbourne Aquarium, Telstra Dome and great shopping. The hotel is renowned for its friendly, professional service and spacious well-appointed rooms with six dedicated conference and event spaces, stylish restaurant, bar and fitness centre.
To book a room at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins, please use the direct room booking request form, which is available from here.
Other hotels in and around Melbourne: http://www.melbourneinfocentre.com.au/accommodation/melbourne/melbourne-cbd-accommodation.html