Accommodation is booked separately. Participants can choose from the range of accommodation on offer at the Bunya Mountains or in nearby towns of Bell and Dalby. Airbnb and camping provide further options. Recommended booking sites include:

Getting there

The Bunya Mountains are in an isolated section of the Great Dividing Range, situated about 150km from the coast and lying almost centrally between Kingaroy and Dalby. Note that there is no public transport to the Bunya Mountains or at the Mountains.

Walking Tracks 

Hiking through the rainforest is a highlight of staying on the Bunya Mountains. Over 40km of tracks are marked, with walks ranging from 500m to 10 km long. Further information is available through Department of Environment and Science.

To note when hiking in the rainforest:


Registration Desk

A registration and information desk will be in the main event space in Poppies on the Hill Café and will be staffed 8am – 5pm Thursday and Friday and 8am – 12.30pm Saturday.

Main Conference Room

The main conference room is within
Poppies on the Hill Café.

Accessibility: The venue itself is wheelchair friendly, however the building is accessible by an unpaved driveway.

Mirrabooka and Warrigal

Some of the breakout sessions will be held in wood cabins beside Poppies, Mirrabooka and Warrigal. Registration for sessions in these venues is essential as numbers will limited.

Accessibility: These buildings are not easily accessed by wheelchair.

The Deck

The Welcome Reception will be held on The Deck at The Bunyas Coffee Shop & Tavern. Registration for this session is essential as numbers will be limited.

Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair friendly.

Ceremonial Meeting Ground

The smoking ceremony and dance, and yarning circle will be held outdoors at the Ceremonial Meeting Ground beside the Accommodation Centre Office.

Accessibility: This area is not easily accessed by wheelchair.

Fishers Lookout

This Fishers Lookout new 350 square metre elevated viewing platform provides a vantage point to appreciate the beauty of the mountains and the rich cultural history of the area.

The Lawn

Located in front of Poppies Café, this site will be activated with public art and installations.

General Store

Located next to The Lawn.

National Parks Office

Located at the entrance to the park.

Food and Drink 

Food and drinks are available for purchase from Poppies on the Hill Café, The Bunyas Coffee Shop and Tavern and The Store. 

Refer to their websites for more details including opening hours. Most accommodation at the Bunyas is self-contained if you prefer to self-cater.

Mobile Coverage & Wi-Fi 



Name tags 

Name tags are to be worn to all forum sessions. The back of your name tag includes the concurrent sessions you booked into at the time of ticket purchase. 

Name tags 

Name tags are to be worn to all forum sessions. The back of your name tag includes the concurrent sessions you booked into at the time of ticket purchase. 


Photography and filming will occur during this event. If you do not wish to participant, inform an event staff member at the reception desk. 


There is an evaluation form in your forum bag. To participate fill in the form before you leave event space and put it into the ‘Evaluation Box’ on the Registration Desk to go in the draw to win a prize (to be announced).