Welcome to Darwin
Food, glorious food
Given it’s proximity to Asia, and access to some amazing fresh local produce, Darwin has become a modern foodie’s paradise. Food inspiration is taken from the land (think mud crab, lemon myrtle, crocodile and even green ants!) Take the time to explore one of the many superb dining options in Darwin.
Things to see and do
From the popular local Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, to enjoying the natural surrounds including National Parks, fishing around Darwin, and exploring the Waterfront, time your stay to experience some of the extremely unique experiences and local attractions.
Experience Aboriginal Culture
Darwin is the gateway to some incredible outback experiences and is very rich in the culture and history of it’s traditional land owners – the Larrakia people. Take advantage of the opportunity to connect with Aboriginal crafts, and discover the beauty of Aboriginal Art via the Darwin Street Art Festival. Have an immersive cultural experience by making the time to visit surrounding areas like Kakadu or Arnhem Land.
Things to see and do
Darwin Convention Centre
Located on the spectacular Darwin Harbour, the world class Darwin Convention Centre is an iconic landmark in the tropical harbour city of the Northern Territory. Set within the lush tropical setting of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct, the Darwin Convention Centre is a stunning destination for local, national and international delegates.
A Sustainable Venue
With sustainability in mind, the Darwin Convention Centre was built to be as energy efficient as possible. Careful consideration was made for its orientation, shape and integrative design so as to minimise overall energy consumption for the lifetime of the building. The Convention Centre has been recognised for their dedication to sustainable practices as the recipient of numerous accreditations and awards.
Some of the Convention Centre’s sustainable design features include:
We have organised several non-scientific program events which you and your partner can book as part of the online registration system for your main Congress registration.
Please note: organised activities will be subject to final minimum numbers in order for the tours to proceed. If minimum numbers are not met, registrants will receive a full refund on the ticket price.
The organised tour options will be available soon. If you have any questions or would like further details on any of the below, a member of the Organising Team would be happy to assist – please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of the Darwin region where NSC2024 will be hosted. The Larrakia people have a deep, spiritual connection to the land and are responsible for ensuring it is respected by all that use it.
We commit to respecting the land, people and culture of the Larrakia Nation during the conference, and at all times.