Getting there, cheap flights to conference

Getting there, cheap flights to conference

Now is the time to book your flight to the Alliance's Sixth National Conference. The more you delay, the more you'll probably pay (unless some last minutes sales come on line). The cheapest prices available at the moment are from Jetstar (with the exception of Canberra, which is serviced by Virgin Blue). The cheapest one-way flights presently available are listed below.

  • Cairns to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $179
  • Townsville to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $209
  • Brisbane to Melbourne (Avalon) $109
  • Gold Coast to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $189 ($99 return on Sunday, December 7, $89 return on Monday, December 8)
  • Ballina-Byron to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $69
  • Newcastle to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $79 ($49 return on Monday, December 8)
  • Sydney to Melbourne (Avalon) $49 ($109 on Sunday, December 7, $79 return 6am flight, Monday, December 8)
  • Canberra to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $65 (with Virgin Blue)
  • Hobart to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $49
  • Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine) $199 ($189 return on Monday, December 8)

The Skybus coach fare from Tullamarine to Southern Cross Station is $16, and Gull runs a coach service from Tullamarine direct to Geelong for $30 one way ($56 return).

Train fares from Melbourne (Southern Cross, formerly Spencer Street) to Geelong are:

  Full Fare Concession Fare
Peak Single $8.80 $4.40
Peak Day Return $17.60 $8.80
Off-Peak Single $6.20 $3.10
Off-Peak Day Return $12.40 _ $6.20

Train timetables: plan your journey.

Please note that is the national executive adopts the sme appraoch to this conference as to previous conference then there will be a single registration fee for all delgates, which will be used to equalise the travel cost for delegates. More on this in the next Alliance Voices.

Where is Geelong? Where is the Trades Hall?

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