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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Brisbane, Merivale St, South Brisbane QLD 4101


  • Friday, November 10th, 2017 – 1pm to 8pm
  • Saturday, November 11th, 2017 – 10am to 6pm
  • Sunday, November 12th, 2017 – 10am to 6pm, 2016


On sale in 2017.

Getting there

There are a number of ways you can travel to and from the BCEC. The public transport system in Brisbane uses the electronic ‘go card’ but you can still purchase one-off paper tickets. See the Translink website for timetables, journey planning and ticketing information or phone 13 12 30.

The BCEC is less than 20 minutes’ walk from Brisbane’s CBD. Follow Queen Street (towards the George Street end) and cross the river using Victoria Bridge. Continue straight up Mlebourne Street, and turn left on Merivale Street.

There are a number of parking options should you decide to drive.

The BCEC car park entrance is located off Merivale Street and contains 1,500 spaces.

  • Daily rate: $28
  • 0-2 hours: $18
  • 2-5 hours: $21
  • 5-7 hours: $23

The South Bank CarPark is located off Little Stanley Street and contains more than 800 spaces. Opens between 5 am and 1 am.

Weekday rates:

  • Maximum daily rate: $36
  • 0-30 mins: $6
  • 30-60 mins: $10
  • 1-1.5 hours: $13
  • 1.5-2 hours: $16
  • 2-2.5 hours: $19
  • 2.5-3 hours: $22
  • 3-3.5 hours: $25
  • 3.5-4 hours: $25
  • 4-5 hours: $30
  • 5+ hours: $36

Weekend rates:

  • 0-3 hours: $16
  • 3-4 hours: $25
  • 4-5 hours: $30
  • 5+ hours: $36

The Performing Arts car park is located off Melbourne Street and Stanley Place, through the Cultural Centre Tunnel. Opens from 7am on Friday (til midnight), and operates between 8:30 am and midnight on Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend rates:

  • $16 per visit upon entry

There is also parking available at SW1, directly across the road from the Convention Centre
You can book online at Secure-a-Spot.

  • Friday – Save up to 40% off normal drive-in rates – Casual Hourly Parking
  • Friday – Enter after 2pm – $13.00 – PM Parker
  • Friday – Between 9.00am to 2.00pm – $20 – AM Parker (max 3 hours parking)
  • Saturday/Sunday – All Day – $15.00 – Weekend Parking

There are two train stations within walking distance to the BCEC; South Brisbane and South Bank. South Brisbane is the closer of the two, however you can find cafes and other food outlets on the way to and from South Bank. Several routes pass through these stations so please check Translink’s timetables for further information.

There are two bus hubs in close vicinity to the BCEC; South Bank Bus Way and the Cultural Centre Hub. The Cultural Centre is the main hub for most bus routes and is located adjacent to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (Melbourne Street). Please check Translink’s timetables for further information and to plan your journey.

Ferry (City Cat)
You can cross the river via ferry from North Quay to South Bank terminals. Services run on a regular timetable 7 days a week. Please visit Translink’s website for further information.

Taxi ranks are located by the main entrance to the BCEC on the corner of Merivale and Glenelg Streets: phone: 13 1924.

The BCEC and Supanova are committed to providing equitable access to all visitors. All public areas of the BCEC can be accessed by wheelchair and designated disabled parking bays are available in car parks 1, 2 & 3, enter from Merivale Street.

Disabled toilets and lifts to the upper levels are located both outside and inside the exhibition halls. Please see the Location & Access Map for details.

The BCEC Access Guide has information on accessing their building and services. You can download the guide here:

Supanova welcomes carer cards and service animals. Should you have any special requirements during the expo please ask one of our helpful volunteers. Each Seminar Room has accessibility seating (e.g. for vision/ hearing/ mobility impaired patrons) and wheelchair areas.


There are two ATMs on site at the BCEC. One can be found in the main exhibition concourse on the Merivale Street side, while the other is located next to the Olio Cafe and Bar on the Grey Street Ground Level.

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