Wednesday 1 May - Saturday 4 May 2013


If you have any questions about the conference please contact your local AAGGO representative in the first instance.

AAGGO representatives may contact

Carol Hunt
For queries relating to registrations or cancellations for the 2013 conference

Maryann Mussared
For queries relating to AAGGO Council business


Image detail above:
Ramingining Artists The Aboriginal Memorial 1987–88 (detail), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987

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There are over 15 hotels and serviced apartments in the neighbouring suburbs of Kingston, Manuka and Yarralumla and in the city centre north of the lake.

The hotels listed below are strong supporters of the National Gallery of Australia and are recognised as official Accommodation Partners of the Gallery:


The Novotel Canberra
65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2600

The Brassey Hotel of Canberra
T: (02) 6273 3766 or 1800 659 191
Belmore Gardens and Macquarie Street,
Barton ACT 2600

Forrest Hotel and Apartments
T: (02) 6203 4300
30 National Circuit, Forrest ACT 2603


The Mantra
T: 1300 987 604
84 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2612


The Hyatt Canberra
T: (02) 6270 1234
120 Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra ACT 2600


Diamant Hotel
15 Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601

Other hotels may be found here

Billeted accommodation We may be able to offer billeted accommodation for guides participating in the conference. If you are interested in being billeted with an NGA voluntary guide, please email Margaret Bromley at

Your email should include your contact details, the dates for which accommodation is requested, and any special requirements regarding diet, smoking, etc.

Billeted accommodation is available to conference participants only, ie. not family members. The host will provide bed and breakfast (the sort of breakfast that the host usually eats).  Billets are to make their own way to and from their accommodation.

Russell Drysdale The drover's wife c.1945 , National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gift of American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia, Inc., New York, NY, USA, made possible with the generous support of Mr and Mrs Benno Schmidt of New York and Esperance, Western Australia, 1987 more detail