Who can attend?
Queensland Health staff
Queensland research facilities—specialising in health
Queensland universities—health-related disciplines
How much does it cost?
The Research Symposium is free to attend. However pre-registration is required to secure a seat.
Non-governement organisations and Trade displays
Morning tea and lunch will be provided for delegates that attend the Symposium.
Who can attend?
The main campus of Princess Alexandra Hospital is located at 199 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, a ten-minute drive south of Brisbane’s central business district.
The main hospital building is accessible via the Ipswich Road entrance.
There are alternative wheelchair access points at levels 1 and 2 via the Cornwall Street entrance.
There are two privately operated car parks close to Princess Alexandra Hospital. There is no other on-site parking available on the campus. Brisbane City Council parking restrictions apply in all streets surrounding the hospital.
Princess Alexandra Hospital has two drop off/pick up zones for the main hospital building. These zones can be accessed via the main Ipswich Road entrance and the Cornwall Street entrance. These zones are subject to time restrictions.
Metro Parking multi-storey car park
The Metro multi-storey car park is located on the hospital campus on the corner of Ipswich Road and O’Keefe Street. Entry to this car park is off Ipswich Road. There is a link-way to the main foyer of the hospital.
PA Parking multi-storey car park
The PA Parking multi-storey car park is located opposite the hospital on Ipswich Road. Entry to this car park is off Wolseley Street. There is a link-way over Ipswich Road and then a short walk to the main foyer of the hospital.
Vehicles displaying a Disabled Parking Permit can park in designated disabled bays on Level 4 of the Metro multi-storey car park. There is a link-way from this car park to the main foyer of the hospital. PA Parking have disabled bays on Level 2 and direct access to the hospital grounds is available on the overpass over Ipswich Road, also located on Level 2. Princess Alexandra Hospital staff can provide wheelchair assistance if required; please use the green courtesy phone at the entrance to the link-way on Level 5 to phone for assistance.
There are bicycle parking facilities on the ground floor of the Metro multi-storey car park located on the corner of Ipswich Road and O’Keefe Street. There is a link-way from this car park to the main foyer of the hospital. There is also a bicycle/pedestrian overpass across Ipswich Road.
There are a number of options for travelling to Princess Alexandra Hospital by bus:
The PA Hospital busway station is located on the hospital campus. There is a walkway leading directly from the station to the main hospital building. Regular bus routes through the PA Hospital busway station include: 66 (RBWH), 169 (Eight Mile Plains), 139 (Sunnybank Hills) and 209 (Carindale).
Ipswich Road is a major bus route with frequent services to bus stations outside the hospital on Ipswich Road. There are also a number of bus stations on Cornwall Street.
The Buranda busway station is a ten-minute walk from the hospital. This station provides services to and from the city centre and southern suburbs.
The nearest railway stations to Princess Alexandra Hospital are Dutton Park (Beenleigh line) and Buranda (Cleveland line).