Conference venue and transport

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Thematic meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society: Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia,

8-11th September 2014.

Alcohol Policy Research: Putting together a global evidence base

Map of Fitzroy (click here)

Getting to Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD) and the Meeting Venue (click here)

Conference venue
The Meeting will be held in rooms of the Fitzroy Town Hall (201 Napier St., Fitzroy VIC 3065) of the City of Yarra (one of 79 local municipalities of Victoria).

The room will be open for tea/coffee from 8:45am each morning. A desk for collecting a name tag and meeting program will be staffed from 8:45am Monday morning.

Fitzroy town hall

We are using the Reading Room (left of clock tower) and the Ballroom (right of clock tower). Both rooms are entered from Napier Street.

Monday 8th September Ballroom
Tuesday 9th September Ballroom
Wednesday 10th September Reading Room
Thursday 11th September Reading Room

The Town Hall dates back to 1873. It is an example of the aspirations and burgeoning wealth Melbourne was experiencing during the gold rush era, as well as the importance of local government at that time.

After Victorian local governments were amalgamated in 1994 (from 210 to 79) the Fitzroy Town Hall was largely vacated, It was renovated and re-opened for public use in 2007.

The venue centre is located approximately 3km north-east of the Melbourne City Centre and 10 minutes walk from Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.


(Melway ref: 2C, B9)

The conference is proudly supported by:


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