Venue and Host City

Fremantle JettyThe conference will be hosted by Murdoch University situated in the southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, only a 12 minute train from the centre of the city and a short bus ride from the popular tourist destination of Fremantle. The university has excellent conference, exhibition facilities and catering facilities which enable delegates to maximize their time during the conference.

Perth itself is a vibrant and energetic city set on the banks of the spectacular Swan River and offers a truly unique experience. It is Australia’s sunniest capital city and the fastest growing urban centre, offering cultural diversity and sophistication combined with a relaxed and friendly vibe. Beyond Perth, delegates can choose to experience the breathtaking and unparalleled beauty of the natural attractions in the regional areas of Western Australia.

Parking Information

There will be parking available on campus and more information will be given closer to the date.


Complimentary Wi-Fi will be available to conference delegates throughout Murdoch University. Wi-Fi ID and Password will be given closer to the date.

Another Reason to Come to Perth

Perth International Arts Festival 10th February – 5th March 2017

Stay for an extra day or two after the WREC Conference to check out the Perth International Arts Festival!

The festival curates and presents an annual arts festival of the highest international quality. This event will be spread over multiple venues, where WA locals will showcase their artistic side.

The Festival’s ambition is to lift audience expectations and opportunities for Western Australian arts practice, contributing to a vibrant and resilient culture.

Founded in 1953 by The University of Western Australia, the Perth International Arts Festival is the longest running international arts festival in Australia and Western Australia’s premier cultural event.

The Festival has developed a worldwide reputation for excellence in its international program, the presentation of new works and the highest quality artistic experiences for its audience.

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