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Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC 2013) Newcastle, Australia

Part-Time workers
(tutors and research students)
can attend the conference for $50
(instead of the regular $230 for full-time academics).
Please note that evidence of
enrolment/employment status needs to be sent to
Andrew.Nadolny@newcastle.edu.au when registering.

1st – 2nd July 2013

Noah’s on the Beach / City Hall Newcastle
Cnr Shortland Esplanade & Zaara Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300

Ph: 61 (02) 4929 5181 

$230 including GST.
Price includes catering for 2 days

Newcastle Business School (Faculty of Business and Law) at the University of Newcastle, Australia invites you to attend the 18th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference to be held on the 1st and 2nd of July 2013 at ‘Noah’s on the Beach’ which is located in the heart of Newcastle.

The conference theme for 2013 is ‘The Future of Economics Education in Australasia: Challenges and Opportunities’. Papers on this theme are strongly encouraged. However, the submission of papers on any aspect of economics education and teaching practice are welcome.

Abstracts of no more than 200 words should be emailed to Dr Andrew Nadolny at Andrew.Nadolny@newcastle.edu.au by Friday 14 June, 2013. Further information about submission is available under the Submission of Abstracts tab above.

Please send all queries regarding abstracts or the conference to Andrew Nadolny or bookmark this website for regular updates.

Location and Travel Information


Please view the websites below for the travel options available for each airport.

Click Here for Newcastle Airport.

Click Here for Sydney Airport

Taxi: From Newcastle Airport (Williamtown): 30 minute drive. Approximate cost by taxi: $80

Door-to-Door Shuttle: From Newcastle airport to Newcastle City. General Costing is $40 for 1 Passenger, $45 for 2 Passengers, $50 for 3 Passengers, $60 for 4 Passengers etc.  These costings are based on transfers between 7am and 7pm.  Delegates can either call Newcastle airport on 4928 9822 or email nais@newcastleairport.com.au

Bus: You can also catch a bus from Newcastle Airport into Newcastle (either Port Stephens Coaches or Hunter Valley Buses).
The bus fare is approximately $7. Please note that buses are not frequent (approximate wait between buses 90minutes to 2 hours) so please check the relevant bus company website to plan your journey.

Train: From Sydney Airport: approximately 3 hours . Catch train from either Domestic or International Airport to Central Station. Change trains at Central for Newcastle Line (go Intercity platforms: Platforms 1 -8). Trains leave Central for Newcastle about every hour. Approximate cost by train: $25

Car Parking: Car parking at the Noah's venue is complimentary for Function Delegates - subject to availability. When using our Car Park delegates need to collect a parking voucher to display on their dashboard.