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Gold Coast

Australia's Gold Coat is a fun and diverse city, offering an explosion of action packed days and fun filled nights enjoyed by more than 10.5 million vistors every year.

A location of genuine character, the Gold Coast has it all - beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, stunning golf courses, first-class dining, exciting theme parks, and fantastic shopping.

And with warm weather year round, a thriving restaurant and entertainment scene to suit all tastes and excellent conference facilities, the Gold Coast is a great place to combine work with leisure.


QUESTnet2009 will be held at RACV Royal Pines Resort, one of Australia's largest fully integrated business lifestyle and sporting resorts. Located 12 minutes from the centre of Surfers Paradise this luxury hotel is nestled between the famous Gold Coast surf beaches and the subtropical rainforests of the Hinterland. In addition to 331 guest rooms, a multi-award winning convention centre, and 4 individual resturants, the resort is also home to a full compliment of health and fitness facilities.

A boutique resort spa, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a comtemporary health club and gymnasium, world class tennis court facilities, picturesque walking tracks, and the regions only 27-hole championship golf course, provide a visitor experience unlike any other.


Special accommodation rates will be available for delegates at the following venue. You will need to book your accommodation on the Conference Registration Form to access delegate rates.

RACV Royal Pines Resort (5 Star Conference Venue)
Ross Street
Ashmore QLD

Check in: 2.00pm
Check out: 11.00am

Room only: $180.00 per room per night
Room with buffet breakfast for one: $202.00 per room per night
Room with buffett breakfast for two: $224.00 per room per night
Mountain Suite: $240.00 per suite per night

Please note: a maximum of 3 adults may be accommodated per room/suite. An extra person/bed charge of $45.00 per night will apply for the 3rd adult sharing a guest room or where additional bedding is required to accommodate guests.

Booking Accommodation

The online registration facility will be available from 1 May 2009.

Whilst the conference organisers will make the booking on your behalf, delegates are required to settle their own account on departure. Please note there will be penalty of one nights' accommodation for any cancellations not advised prior to your anticipated arrival.


For international and interstate visitors arriving at Brisbane Airport, the options for travelling to the Gold Coast are via coach, taxi or Airtrain. The journey takes approximately 75 minutes.

Via Coach

Website: www.coachtrans.com.au

Pre-booking can be arranged and is recommended for early and late arrivals. Phone +61 7 3358 9700 or 1300 664 700 or email: reservations@coachtrans.com.au.

Via Taxi

Yellow Cabs
Website:  http://www.yellowcab.com.au/

Via Airtrain

Website: www.airtrain.com.au

For those arriving at the Gold Coast's local airport, Coolangatta, the following options are available.

Via Shuttle Bus

Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle
Website: http://www.surfside.com.au/shuttle_transferserv.htm

Pre-booking is recommended and can be performed on line at the site above

Via Taxi

Regent Taxi Cabs
Website: /www.regenttaxis.com.au


Surfside Buslines provides the Gold Coast's public bus service as well as the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle to help you get around the region.

Considering a day trip to Brisbane? Queensland Rail will get you there.