Social events

Reception, 4th Floor, New Law School Annex, 

Sunday 28 September 2014 5.30-7.00 pm

For workshop participants and APSA executive members
Drinks and canapes

Cocktail reception and welcome to delegates

Monday 29 September 2014 6.00-9.00pm

Strangers Dining Room, New South Wales Parliament, 6 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000.

Coaches will depart from the university at 5:30 and 5.45 pm to transport delegates downtown to this event.

By car
Limited car parking is available for purchase at the parliament by prior arrangement. The entrance to the car park is via Hospital Road.
Alternative car parks are located at:  Cook and Phillip Parks (access via Cathedral St); and The Domain (access via St Marys Road).

Public Transport
The nearest train stations are Martin Place and St James. Buses run in Macquarie, Elizabeth and Castlereagh Streets.

Note that all visitors to the NSW Parliament are required to pass through a metal detector and all bags are subject to screening and search. Please do not bring any knives or scissors to this event as they will not be allowed inside.

Conference dinner, Marigold Restaurant, 683 George St, Sydney.

Tuesday 30 September 2014 7.00-9.30pm

The main conference dinner will be the 5th floor at the Marigold Restaurant in Chinatown.  Delegates will be offered a set menu with 8 dishes plus dessert and tea for $38 inclusive of GST. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased at the time of registration. Any drinks ordered have to be purchased separately by each person and they are not included in the conference price. 

Coaches will depart from the university (after the AGM) at 6.35pm and 6.45pm to go to the restaurant. There are also frequent public buses from the campus to George Street and it is about a 25 minute walk from the university to the restaurant. There is also paid parking beneath the restaurant. The car park entrance is on Thomas Street, near the intersection with Hay Street.


The following is an indication of the $38 set menu, although this may not reflect the final selection of dishes offered at the event.