Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Inc.
Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association Inc.

ACRA 2018 ASM begins in:


The ACRA 2018 ASM will be held at:

Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane

23 Leichhardt Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Click here to find the hotel on the map

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Situated on the highest point in Brisbane’s Central Business District, Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane is a convenient address for business and leisure travellers. Discover an engaging blend of contemporary design, modern amenities and gracious hospitality, at a luxury Brisbane hotel dedicated to the perfect guest experience - ideal for a relaxing corporate trip, family holiday or weekend getaway.

Overlooking the picturesque Roma Street Parklands, the 4.5 star Brisbane accommodation affords commanding views of the city skyline, surrounding mountains or Brisbane River. It is only a short walk 15 minute to the central CBD and Brisbane River with its network of walking and bike paths.


Click here for information on Grand Chancellor’s Environmental Sustainability Program.


A special conference rate has been secured for all delegates attending the ACRA 2018 ASM at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane. Accommodation can be booked now through the online conference registration.

Only bookings made through the ACRA 2018 ASM Secretariat will obtain these rates. Accommodation must be paid for in full 40 days prior to arrival. Any accommodation bookings with outstanding payments will be cancelled 40 days prior to the ACRA 2018 ASM. Registration cancellation terms and conditions apply to all accommodation bookings made through the ACRA 2018 ASM Secretariat.


The Hotel Grand Chancellor has secure, undercover car parking available. For those staying at the hotel, overnight parking is $20 per night.

Day Parking Rates:
0 to 30 Minutes $10.00
30 Minutes to 1 Hour $12.00
1 Hour to 3 Hours $16.00
3 Hours to 10 Hours $24.00
10 Hours to 24 Hours $32.00


Discover Brisbane

As the capital of the Sunshine State, Brisbane is blessed with idyllic subtropical weather all year round. This river city offers a wide range of award winning dining options, visitor activities and outdoor experiences. It also provides easy access to the many attractions on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

There is so much to discover in Brisbane and nearby areas when visiting the ACRA 2018 ASM. July – August is a perfect time of year to visit. Find out more at


Brisbane is blessed with an enviable subtropical climate. July – August brings a mild winter to Brisbane. Expect average temperatures 10°C to 22°C and mostly dry sunny days. Click here for 7 day forecast

Transport from Brisbane Airport


The Airtrain has stations located at the Domestic and International airports. Trains depart every 15 minutes during peak hours and operate 5am-10pm, Monday to Friday and 6am -10pm on Saturday and Sunday.

It takes approximately 25 minutes to travel to Central Station, which offers the most direct route to the Hotel Grand Chancellor. The hotel is approximately a 15 minute uphill walk from Central Station. For the Airtrain timetable and fare details please see:

Special Offer for ACRA 2018 Delegates: Airtrain is offering ACRA 2018 Delegates a discounted fare of $25 return (Brisbane Airport to Central/Roma St Stations). The Discount Code (for online booking) and Discount Letter (for in person purchase) will be emailed to confirmed registered delegates closer to the conference start.

Con-x-ion Shuttle Bus service is timed to meet every flight arriving into Brisbane Airport seven days a week, offering one way or return shared 'door-to-door' coach services from the Airport to/from Brisbane city center and the Hotel Grand Chancellor.

Fares (prices subject to change):
Single Fare: $20 one way, $38 return
Double Fare: $31 one way, $60 return

Passengers can book transfers online or at the Con-x-ion customer service counter on Level 2 of the International Terminal and at the Con-x-ion kerbside booth at the Domestic Terminal. Visit the Con-x-ion website for more details

Taxis are available 24/7 from taxi stands right outside the Domestic and International Terminals. During peak times, Kerbside Officers are on hand to assist.

At the Domestic Terminal, the taxi rank is located centrally in the front of the Terminal building. At the International Terminal, you will find the cab rank at the northern end of the terminal, through the doors and out to the left.

Brisbane has two taxi companies:
Black & White Cabs: 13 22 22
Yellow Cabs: 13 19 24

Be sure to allow approximately 30 minutes (depending on traffic conditions) to get from the airport to the Hotel Grand Chancellor.
Fare: Approximately $45-55 (prices subject to change).

Roma Street Parkland
Immediately opposite the Hotel Grand Chancellor, the Roma Street Parklands showcases some of Queensland's unique and varied subtropical plant life and is a popular spot to wander and relax, among locals and visitors to the area.
Click here for more information

Brisbane Whale Watching
Kayaking Brisbane River 
 Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Feeding
 Australia Zoo


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