Travel and venue info


The Townsville Sports Reserve is approximately 2km north of the centre of Townsville and is accessible by foot, car or bus.

Download a venue map (PDF).

Google Maps Link

Access to car parking is via the Burke Street entrance on the South East side of the stadium. Alternatively, street parking is available along Burke Street.

Access to the venue is available on foot. It is approximately a 20 minute walk from Flinders Street or 5-10 minutes from most accommodation situated along the Strand.

A bus stop is located directly outside of the stadium, serviced by routes 205/215. Busses run from 7am to 6pm on weekdays and 8am to 6pm on Saturday. There is no Sunday service. Click here for a full timetable and further route information.


Airport Shuttle
The Airport Shuttle provides a pick-up and drop off service from the airport to/from city hotels and the Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal for all major flights seven days per week. To book your shuttle phone 0478 160 036 or visit shuttletsv.com.au Bookings are essential.

Taxis and Ride Share
The Taxi Rank is located at the arrivals end of the terminal. The Ride Share collection point is located within the rental carpark at the arrivals end of the terminal.

Please note there is a $3.00 (inc GST) Airport Toll that the passenger is required to pay on top of the taxi or Ride Share fare. This fee contributes to providing ongoing improvements to infrastructure at Townsville Airport, including taxi waiting areas, monitoring equipment and kerb front facilities.

Car Rentals
Rental car desks are conveniently located in the arrivals area. Cars can be picked up and dropped off at the rental car park, located at the arrivals end of the terminal.


Attendees are advised to find accommodation close to the centre of Townsville or situated along the Strand for easy access to the venue.

A full list of recommended accommodation is available here.


Townsville is well catered by a broad selection of restaurants. Numerous restaurants are available along the Strand, Flinders Street and Palmer Street.

registration info

how do i register?

Registrations are being taken online through Eventbrite.

Clubs or other organisations are able to request a tax invoice for the registration of multiple attendees. Please send your request with attendee name and email address to coachaccreditation@athletics.org.au.

Do i have to attend all sessions?

No. Your registration fee grants you access to all sessions but you are welcome to pick and choose sessions that interest you.

what is your refund policy?

Refunds (minus an administration fee of $2.15) will be processed up to June 15, 2019. Please email coachaccreditation@athletics.org.au to request a refund.