Venue & Accommodation


Disability Employment Australia’s 2023 Conference will be held at the W Hotel Brisbane.

W Hotel Brisbane
81 N Quay, Brisbane City
QLD 4000

Cosmopolitan finesse and eclectic vibes are epitomised at W Brisbane, a 5-star hotel in the heart of the Queensland capital and on the edge of the iconic Brisbane River. W Brisbane takes design inspiration from the city’s rich historical heritage and the unique physical environment that surrounds it. An ode to the hotel’s locale on the Brisbane River and appreciation for iconic Australiana, the design narrative comes to life at every turn.

Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport is approximately 20 minutes away from the W Hotel. The domestic terminals are easily accessible by car, taxi, train and bus.


Taxis are available at the designated taxi ranks at the domestic terminals, and operate 24 hours a day. The journey to the W Hotel is 16km and costs approximately AUD$40.00-$50.00. All taxis are meter-operated by time and distance.

Trains and Buses

Both Central Train Station and Roma Street Train Stations are 700m from W Hotel Brisbane, and Queen Street Bus Station is around 500m from the hotel.

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Valet parking is available at the hotel for $60.00 per day. Pull over to the left hand side of the driveway and the Wheels Team will be able to assist you on your arrival.

You may also park at the Wilson’s Self Parking in the Brisbane Quarter Car Park. It is located in the same complex as W Brisbane and can be pre-booked using this link Wilson’s Brisbane Quarter Car Park.


Making Bookings

Unfortunately the allocation for the held guest rooms at W Brisbane has now been exhausted.

We have, however, organised links to book 15% off your accommodation at two local hotels:

voco Brisbane City Centre Booking Link
1-minute walk from W Brisbane

Indigo Brisbane City Centre
3-minute walk from W Brisbane

We apologise for any inconvenience. Please contact if you have any questions.

Please note: you will only be eligible for a 15% discount if you use the links above. If you book direct, you may not be able to access this discount.


With a generous 40sqm of space, the Wonderful King/Twin is air conditioned and can be offered as a mobility accessible room with roll-in shower on request. It also boasts a separate bathtub and shower, 55 inch LED TV, WiFi, access to room service and a mini bar.

Reduced Conference Rate:
Wonderful King/Twin or Accessible King/Twin, room only: $320.00 per night

Breakfast can be accessed for $30.00 p/p from the hotel’s breakfast venue – Three Blue Ducks.

Accessible accommodation

Accessibility room features include mobility accessible rooms and roll-in showers. This room type does not offer hearing accessible rooms.

Accessible rooms are still available at W Brisbane on request.

Please contact Olivia Harvey, Conference Works, 03 9870 2611, or email if you require information about accessible accommodation.

Room Payment

You will not need to pay for your room when registering, you will pay the the hotel directly when you arrive. Please have a card available to use as a guarantee when registering, but you may use that card or a different card when paying the hotel. The credit card we ask for is just for a guarantee.

Cancellation of Room

Should you need to cancel a reservation please contact the Conference Works Events Team directly on 03 9870 2611 or email

Reservations can be cancelled without penalty until 31 days prior to selected arrival date. If you cancel your reservation after that date, and your room cannot be resold, the hotel reserves the right to charge all nights’ accommodation as cancellation fees. This also comes into effect in case of early departure or no-show.

Registrations Are Open!

Registrations for Disability Employment Australia's 2023 Conference are open. Please contact Conference Works on 03 9870 2611 if you have any queries.

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