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Travel documents and visas

image: Mikael Colville-AndersenWe welcome conference delegates from throughout the world. However, please note that passport holders and nationals of some countries need visas for entry to Australia.


Conference site

World Press Freedom Day 2010 activities will be held in the UQ Centre, a multi-function conference facility located at the heart of the UQ St Lucia campus.


Where to stay

The following hotels in Brisbane city are offering special rates for WPFD 2010 delegates. See our Google Map for conference, hotel and event locations.


Sunshine capital

Brisbane is the sub-tropical capital of Queensland, Australia’s "sunshine state". A vibrant city of well over one million people, Brisbane is the gateway to the state’s vast hinterland and rural areas.


Empowering global communicators

studentsThe mission of the School of Journalism and Communication is to empower global communicators.

The School is a leading provider of learning, discovery and engagement in journalism, public relations and communication within a social and critical framework.


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