Conference Venue

The 2017 State Conference will be held at the Empire Theatre from 18-20 May 

Located in Toowoomba, Queensland, the Empire Theatre is the largest regional theatre in Australia and is both an architectural showpiece and a vibrant home to the performing arts

Spectacular art deco heritage and state of the art capabilities make this venue perfect for our upcoming biennial conference


Empire Theatre

56 Neil Street, Toowoomba, QLD

Tel 1300 655 299 or 07 4698 9900

Getting Here

The Empire Theatre is at 56 Neil Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

Toowoomba is an easy 90 minute drive west of Brisbane, less than two and a half hours from the Gold Coast and a three hour scenic country drive from the Sunshine Coast.

The Empire Theatre is perfectly situated in Toowoomba's CBD


Parking, including wheelchair accessible parking, is available in a choice of three car parks to the right when driving up Neil Street. Neil Street is a one way street. There is also parking available on the corner of Julia and Hume Streets. 

Parking after 5:00pm Monday to Friday, after 11.30am on Saturday and all day Sunday is free of charge. 

There is also parking available at the Neil St Bus Interchange.  

Please note, The Empire Theatre staff carpark on Julia street is for staff only. Cars which do not have an authorisation sticker will be towed.  

For more information on parking, visit Parkopedia

Coach Transfers 

For patrons not wanting to drive, Stonestreet's Coaches and Greyhound Australia operate regular coach transfers between Toowoomba and selected locations.