Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2019October 14 - 17, 2019 Canberra, ACT


The conference has secured accommodation rooms at special discounted rates at the Rydges Capital Hill. Bookings can be made during the registration process. You will need to select your room types, indicate arrival and departure dates, arrival time and provide full prepayment in advance to secure your booking.

*Please note that accommodation must be prepaid in full and can only be booked via your 'dashboard' up until 30 days prior to the conference.

Terms and Conditions

Sharing rooms - Sharing rooms does not result in any increase in tariff and is an effective means of reducing the cost of attending the meeting. Please indicate on your registration the room style you require and the name of other delegate with whom you wish to share.

Extending your stay - The hotels will offer the conference rate to delegates arriving early or staying on after the conference. Simply indicate your arrival and departure dates on your application. Changes to your booking - should always be done through the conference secretariat, NOT the hotel itself.

Check-in times - Rooms are not guaranteed available until 2:00 pm on the day of check-in though can be made available earlier in the day at the discretion of the hotel itself. If you wish to ensure an early check-in, you should reserve the room for the previous night.

Cancellations - Cancellation policies apply to each hotel and usually apply when cancellations are made within 30 days of arrival. Rooms cancelled within 30 days of the conference will generally be charged the full price of the total accommodation booked. Please contact the secretariat if you wish to cancel your stay and would like to know the cancellation policy.

Security deposit upon check in - Credit card details will be requested from all guests on arrival. The deposit is to cover any miscellaneous charges.

During the Registration process, an icon of an envelope indicates there is no availability for accommodation at that hotel for that date. Please email ASN Events if you have any queries regarding accommodation.

Beware of scams

Firms claiming to be legitimate accommodation and travel agents for this event, such as Business Travel Management, may contact you requesting credit card details. They are not endorsed or authorised by the conference organisers. 

Rydges Capital Hill

All rooms have recently renovated ensuites with walk in shower. FREE, unlimited WI-FI.


  • FREE, unlimited WI-FI
  • Refrigerator & Minibar
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • ISD/STD Direct Dial Telephone
  • Remote Control HD LCD Television
  • Individually Controlled Air-Conditioning
  • 38 square meters

Full buffet breakfast is available at a discounted price of $23.00 per person.

Rydges Capital Hill Superior Queen Room Garden View

Superior Queen Room


Rydges Capital Hill Superior Twin Room Garden View

Superior Twin Room


Crowne Plaza Canberra


  • Wireless Internet
  • Business Center
  • Health/Fitness Center
  • Kitchenette
  • Pool
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Kids Eat Free

Full buffet breakfast is available at a discounted price of $25.00 per person.


City View Room


King Bed in comfortable room with features including work desk and minibar. Stay connected with free wifi indulge with a meal from the in room dining menu and enjoy views of the city from the large window. Room size is 32sqm.