Occupational Therapy Australia 28th National Conference and Exhibition 2019

Welcome to Sydney – a lively and vibrant cosmopolitan city in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. There is always plenty to do– from world-class dining, shows and entertainment to taking in the harbour views and relaxing at one of Sydney’s idyllic beaches.

Sydney is Australia’s iconic face to the world, home to the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Harbour.

With its wonderful sub-tropical climate, Sydney embraces the alfresco lifestyle. Explore the botanic gardens in the city or the northern beaches via the iconic Sydney Ferry. Head west to the Blue Mountains and say hello to the Three Sisters and Wentworth Falls. 

Useful guides to Sydney:

Sydney Arts Guide

Sydney Living Museum

Cafes and Restaurants in Sydney



The ICC Sydney is easily accessible by public transport, including light rail, ferry and train.  It’s a 10 minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations and only 8km from the airport.  Secure car parking is available and conveniently located within the Darling Harbour precinct.

International Convention Centre, Sydney
14 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 200

The Conference venue has multiple public access points with step-free access to every entertainment, exhibition and conference venue.

ICC Sydney features a striking contemporary design, leading technology and multipurpose spaces, and is a beacon of innovation, learning and entertainment, connecting and celebrating leaders of invention, business, governance and the arts.For further information visit ICC Sydney's website


The ICC has a parents room located in the Main Foyer (Level 2) next to Door 4. The room is equipped with a microwave, changing facilities and comfortable private seating should delegates wish to continue their breastfeeding routine during the Conference.   Changing facilities are also available in the Level 4 and 6 accessible toilets within the venue





Qantas is delighted to be the exclusive airline partner for the OTA 28th National Conference and Exhibition being held in Conference being held in Sydney in July.

Qantas is offering registered delegates and travel partner’s special discounted airfares which are easily booked online via the dedicated booking portal. When booking, use the allocated code: OTAUS19 to access these airfares. Please note: multiple stopover flights are excluded from this offer.

Qantas is Australia’s largest domestic and international airline and is widely regarded as the world’s leading long distance airline. With a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, and world-class customer service; Qantas offers a truly global network proposition for delegates travelling to Sydney for the National Conference in 2019.





Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, the ICC Sydney is set amongst restaurants, retail and a vibrant public domain on the waterfront precinct yet only a moment's walk to Australia's largest CBD and surrounding university and cultural quarters.

International Convention Centre Sydney
14 Darling Drive
Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia


ICC Sydney operates two 24 hour car parking stations - Exhibition Centre Car Park (Car Park 1) and Theatre Car Park (Car Park 2) - with a total of 826 parking spaces including 11 disabled parking bays, 25 motorcycle parking spaces, 50 bicycle racks and 20 electric car charge spaces.

Address:  14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000
Operating hours:  7 Days - 24 hours

Parking rates:

0 - 1 hour 
1 - 2 hours $30.00
2 - 3 hours 
3 - 4 hours $44.00
4+ hours 

For further information on the best driving routes, please visit the ICC Sydney website.


Cruise into Darling Harbour on a ferry with direct services from Circular Quay, King Street Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf. Captain Cook Cruises operates services between Darling Harbour Convention Wharf, Barangaroo King Street Wharf No.1 and Circular Quay.


The Light Rail travels right through a number of Darling Harbour stations including ICC Sydney’s stops, Convention Centre and Exhibition Centre. The Light Rail starts at Central Station in the CBD and travels to Dulwich Hill in the inner west.


A short walk from Central or Town Hall will take you directly to Darling Quarter, Tumbalong Park and Sydney Visitor Centre. Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.


ICC Sydney has its own bus stop. Bus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street – a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.