Main Venue – Saturday & Sunday sessions

Location: The Connection, Rhodes
30 Shoreline Dr, Rhodes NSW 2138

The Connection, Rhodes is conveniently located close to public transport links and major roadways to the CBD, Parramatta, North Ryde and Sydney Olympic Park.

Rhodes Train Station is a few minutes walk away on Walker Street. Bus routes servicing Rhodes include the M41, 458, 459, and 533 along Concord Road and Rider Boulevard (458 only), and the 526 across the Bennelong Bridge.

There is two and four hour timed street parking available on Shoreline Drive and Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre, on nearby Rider Boulevard, provides three hours’ free parking.

We face the Homebush Bay Corso, part of the Homebush Bay Circuit pedestrian and cycle path. Adjacent is the new Bennelong Bridge carrying pedestrians, cyclists and public transport between Rhodes Peninsula and Wentworth Point.

Conference opening night – Friday

Ralph Lewis Bindery
Writing NSW, Callan Park, Rozelle

Public Transport

Note: these public transport options should be used as a guide only. For up to date information, including timetables and service updates, visit Transport NSW.


Catch the 445 bus from Petersham Station, the 444 bus from Canterbury or the 440 from Central Station. Get off at the Cecily Street entrance to Callan Park on Balmain Road and follow the orange/brown signs to Writing NSW from the entrance. It’s a 5-minute walk.

Take a bus from Circular Quay, Wynyard or Town Hall towards Rozelle (500501502504505506507, 508510518M50M52). Exit at the corner of Victoria Road and Darling Street. Walk up to Balmain Rd (Rozelle side of Victoria Rd) and turn down it. Walk about 500 metres south along Balmain Rd until you get to the Cecily Street entrance of Callan Park.

Light Rail

Catch the light rail to Lilyfield. Walk up the steps and turn right in Catherine Street and cross Lilyfield Road. To your right find Grove Street and walk up the hill to Balmain Road, turn right and walk a couple of hundred metres until you reach the lights at Cecily Street at the entrance to Callan Park. Cross Balmain Road into the Park entrance and follow the orange/brown signs to Writing NSW.


There is plenty of free parking at the rear of the Centre for participants, hirers and caterers.

Navigating Callan Park

Writing NSW is located in Callan Park, Lilyfield. Here are step-by-step instructions from the front gate (Balmain Road near Cecily Street) to our front door.


Enter the front gate to Callan Park and turn left on Park Drive. There will also be a sign pointing to Writing NSW.
You’ll reach an intersection, and see another orange/brown sign. Turn left onto South Crescent.
There will be a large flat field to your left.
If you’re travelling on foot, turn right and follow the path here.
Walk down the path until you see Writing NSW. Walk around the building until you reach the front or the back door.

BY CAR: Continue on South Crescent

Follow the bend and take the first road to the right. You will see another orange/brown sign on the left side of the road.
This is the Writing NSW car park. Park, and head on in via the back door.