Discounted accommodation rates have been negotiated with the Crowne Plaza Melbourne, Novotel Melbourne South Wharf and Mercure Melbourne Southbank Hotels for delegates attending the 6th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress. 

To take advantage of special rates reserved solely for delegates, your accommodation must be booked through the Congress Registration Portal.  Accommodation is limited and strictly subject to availability, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Standard Room

$280.00 per night (room only).  Includes high-speed Wi-Fi.

The Crowne Plaza Melbourne offers spacious upscale accommodation in Melbourne's city centre. Located in Melbourne CBD close to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (a 5-minute walk). The hotel has 432 well-appointed guest rooms and suites in a number of configurations to suit every travellers' needs. 

Experience a great night’s sleep with luxurious bedding and premium amenities, and wake up to some of the best views of Melbourne.

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

Standard Room 

$275.00 per night. Includes breakfast and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.  

The Novotel Melbourne South Wharf stands proudly in one of Melbourne's oldest locations, the historic South Wharf promenade. In contrast to the maritime docks and cargo sheds, is the contemporary architecture of Melbourne's newest buildings and attractions. The hotel is complemented with direct access to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (a 1-minute walk) for attendees.

On arrival guests are welcomed to the elevated hotel reception level and lobby lounge. The hotel spans 26 levels with 347 accommodation rooms and suites, plus guests enjoy access to a 24-hour fitness centre. The Southbank accommodation includes complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms, plus social spaces for guests to stay connected during their South Wharf hotel stay.

Mercure Melbourne Southbank

Standard Room 

$175.00 per night. Includes breakfast and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi.

The newly refurbished Mercure Melbourne Southbank is ideally located just 601m from Southbank Promenade on the Yarra River, a 10-minute walk from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and popular Bourke Street Mall, and only 350m from Flinders Street Station. Each room is fitted with a generous bed, kitchenette, TV, Wi-Fi, safe and air conditioning. The hotel has a guest laundry, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk, a self-check-in desk and spacious meeting and event spaces. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and offers an all-day menu.


Accommodation cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the arrival date will incur a cancellation fee equal to the 100% of the total accommodation fee. No refunds will be made for non-attendance and any unpaid accommodation fees will still be payable.


All accommodation accounts are payable at time of booking through the online registration form.  For those delegates who do not have a credit card, please contact ayacongress@gemsevents.com.au to organise payment. If you are booking within 30 days of your arrival, you are required to settle your account in full before your booking can be confirmed with the hotel.

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration Closes
Wednesday, 31 July 2024

Standard Registration Available
Thursday, 1 August 2024 

Congress Commences 
Tuesday, 3 December 2024

Congress Concludes
Friday, 6 December 2024

Conference Convenor

Conference Secretariat

GEMS Event Management Australia

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Contact Us

For all registration and accommodation enquiries call +61 2 9744 5252 or email ayacongress@gemsevents.com.au

The 6th Global Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Congress is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Youth Cancer Services Initiative. 

The Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Global Accord acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay respect to Elders past, present and future. 

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