Welcome to the official website of the 9th International Water Resources Management Conference of International Association of Hydrological Sciences.

Welcome to the official website of the 9th International Water Resources Management Conference of International Association of Hydrological Sciences.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the conference has been cancelled.

TRAVEL TO CAIRNS

Please contact with Australian Embassy in your country to confirm whether a visa is needed to visit Australia in order to attend the conference. Check on the time needed to issue the visa as this can be quite lengthy in some cases. If assistance from conference organizer is needed for the visa application, please contact with us via email: iwrm2020@iinet.net.au

 

Cairns is easily accessible by air, with direct flights from most major Australian cities, as well as direct international flights from Singapore (SilkAir), Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific) as well as Tokyo, Osaka and Bali (Qantas/Jetstar).

 

On arrival at the airport, there are a number of ways of getting to the venue. The easiest is by taxi (cost will be about $26 AUD). A shuttle bus is $16/person, and airport connect bus is $6/per person one way ($8/person return), and drops off in the centre of town (Sheridan Street). Further information can be obtained from the Cairns airport website.

VISA INFORMATION

Participants, attendees and speakers that will not be working, performing or otherwise be paid to contribute at the event may be eligible for the following visa options:

Visitor (subclass 600)(Business stream) visa

Electronic Travel Authority – ETA (subclass 601). For eligible passport holders

eVisitor (subclass 651)(Business Stream) visa. For eligible passport holders

Attendees, speakers and exhibitors that will be working, or otherwise be paid to contribute at the event may be eligible for the following visa options:

Temporary Activity (subclass 408)(Invited Participant) visa (where there is an inviting Australian organisation).
Please note that a the letter of support from an Australian organisation is a legislative requirement for the Temporary Activity (subclass 408)(Invited Participant) visa.

Temporary Work (subclass 400)(Short Stay Specialist) visa (where there is no inviting Australian organisation).