Theology and Philosophy

Practical Information

Conference map and orientation

ACU's School of Philosophy is hosting the 2014 ASCP conference on our Fitzroy campus. The campus is located at the junction of Victoria Parade and Brunswick Street on the fringe of the Melbourne central business district, but also close to the food and retail strips of Brunswick and Smith Streets. Cafes, shops and art galleries are a short walk away, as are some of Melbourne's finest parks and gardens.

Map of Melbourne and its surrounds

Map of ACU Melbourne Campus

The conference will take place in and around the Philippa Brazill Lecture Theatre, which is located on the ground floor of the Daniel Mannix Building (Building 2 on the campus map).

Disability access

Please refer to the Map of ACU Melbourne Campus for information on disability access on campus.

You can also refer to the City of Melbourne Accessibility Publications or Accessible Victoria for information on accessibility in Melbourne for attendees with disabilities or chronic illness.

For further information please email:

Accommodation options

The Melbourne campus of ACU is close to a wide range of accommodation options in and around the Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Carlton areas. However, delegates may wish to avail themselves of the following ASCP conference deals that have been negotiated with three local establishments:  

For reservations, please contact the establishments below and mention Australian Catholic University and ASCP conference to access the special rate.

Metropole Hotel Apartments
44 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Ph: (03) 9411 8100; Toll Free: 1800 061 441

Fraser Place
19 Exploration Lane, Melbourne
Ph: (03) 9669 6888

Tribeca Serviced Apartments
9C / 166 Albert Street East Melbourne
Ph: (03) 9926 8200; 1300 223 636  


A multi-level car park is located directly behind the main Australian Catholic University campus (marked as building 13 on the campus map). It is accessed via Young Street, from the Victoria Parade end only. Major credit cards accepted.

Short term metre parking is available around the campus. 4 hour metre parking is available in the wider local area.


The most economical way to transfer to the city centre from the airport is by Skybus. A one-way ticket is $17; round-trip is $28. The bus departs very frequently 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and arrives at Southern Cross rail and bus station.

Once in the city visitors can purchase a Myki card to gain access to public transportation; Myki is the only accepted pass on trams, trains, and buses. Public Transport Victoria offers an online journey planner to help navigate from departure to arrival points throughout the city and the immediate region.

Things to do

Urban Walkabout provides a guide to the Fitzroy and Collingwood suburbs including a downloadable map of the area.

Visit Melbourne offers information on Melbourne and its surrounds, travel, transport and attractions.