The conference is held at the Mantra Legends Hotel, Cnr Surfers Paradise Boulevard & Laycock Street, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217.  The conference organisers have negotiated a great accommodation rate with the Mantra Legends Hotel.

Conference rates of $115.00 per room per night (accommodation only) are also valid for 3 days pre and post the official conference nights, subject to availability.  Preferential room allocation will be given to conference groups, allocating higher floor, refurbished rooms, ocean view and or newly refurbished rooms (subject to availability).  To take advantage of this preferential room allocation, please use this form: BOOKING FORM QUT Bayes on the Beach.    The Mantra have advised that they are now fully booked and no further rooms are available for conference delegates.  Please refer to the paragraph below for alternative accommodation.

Car Parking is available at Mantra Legends Hotel but is subject to availability due to the limited number of spaces. Conference delegates may use the hotel car park at a cost of $15.00 per car per day (Discounted from $20.00 per car per day).  When arriving at the Hotel, firstly register with Reception and leave luggage at the Concierge prior to parking your car.


Situated at the heart of Surfers Paradise, the hotel is within walking distance to all the city has to offer: dining, surfing, swimming, the major shopping strip as well as a vibrant night life.

There are plenty of other accommodation options available to suit every style and budget. From stylish and luxury five-star hotels, to inexpensive beach front apartments as well as the cheap ‘n’ cheerful backpacker hostels. Be sure to book in quick as places fill up fast. For more details, please refer to the official Surfer’s Paradise website or popular accommodation links such as trip advisor.

We would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors for this event:

  • Bayesian Statistics Section of the Statistical Society of Australia. (SSA)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical & Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS)
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Bayesian Research & Applications Group (BRAG)
  • Australasian Chapter of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA)
  • 4am Software Pty Ltd (4am Software Pty Ltd)