PSYCHOLOGY CAPITAL OF AUSTRALIA
  • Headquarters of the Australian Psychological Society

  • 10,478 registered psychologists

  • 10 higher education providers offering psychology programs in Melbourne               (12 in Victoria)

  • 2 universities in top 50 psychological science universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2019 Psychology) :

    • Ranked 18, The University of Melbourne

    • Ranked 48, Monash University

  • 500 Schools offering psychology programs

MULTICULTURAL HUB
  • Over 200 countries, 180 languages and          110 religious faiths represented

  • World’s Most Liveable City 2011-2017

AUSTRALIA'S PREMIER CONFERENCE CITY
  • Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination  (2018 World Travel Awards)

  • Australia’s highest concentration of conference facilities. The convention district offers more than 197,000 square metres of conference space, the pinnacle of which is Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

FREE WI-FI
  • Melbourne’s city centre has Australia’s largest and fastest free Wi-Fi network

HIGH LEVEL SAFETY AND SECURITY
  • One of the world’s safest, friendliest and cleanest destinations; Melbourne is ranked 5th in The Safe Cities Index 2017

  • Accredited as an international ‘Safe City’ by the World Health Organisation. 

EASY VISA APPLICATION PROCESS
  • The Australian Government is committed to making conferences in Australia easy to attend, facilitated by the International Event Coordinator Network (IECN) – a designated group of immigration experts

EXCELLENT CONNECTIVITY
  • 35 international airlines fly direct to Melbourne from 42 destinations, 598 times per week

EASY ACCOMMODATION ACCESS
TO CONVENTION CENTRE
  • Over 7,600 rooms available within a ten-minute walk of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)

  • More than 25,000 rooms within a 10-minute commute of the CBD.