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Expo venue - food - accommodation

The Expo will be held at Immanuel College, 32 Morphett Road (500 m north of Anzac Highway), Novar Gardens SA, Southeast of the Adelaide city


 – 8 km from the Adelaide CBD
 – 7 km from the Adelaide airport
 – 3 km from Glenelg

Getting there

  • Car – there is parking on the college grounds. It is school holidays, but there is also another event sharing the site on the Saturday, which may test the parking capacity within the college grounds. 
  • Bus – bus to stop 15c Morphett Rd (200 m walk to venue)
  • Tram – from Adelaide city or Glenelg to stop 12 Morphett Rd (600 m walk to venue)


For those travelling from a distance and needing accommodation there are several options

  • several motels along Anzac Highway 1–2 km from Immanuel College (approx 8km, 15mins from Adelaide airport)
     - Adelaide International Motel521 Anzac Hwy, Glenelg North (1.7km from venue)
     - Comfort Inn626 Anzac Highway, Glenelg (1.5km from venue)
     - Morphettville Motor Inn, 444 Anzac Highway, Camden Park (1km from venue)
  • Glenelg (3km away) has numerous places to stay  (approx 9km, 15mins from Adelaide airport)
  • Adelaide CBD (8km away)

Food and drink

A great event needs good catering provision and we have the best - Vili's Mega Van and Cafe2U. Both will be will be located close to the entrance to the venue.

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  • Vilis bakery megavan - with a good variety of food, including:
    - Vili's famous pies, pasties and sausage rolls
    - tasty cakes and donuts
    - healthy sandwiches
    - hot chips and gravy
    - cold drinks 
    Cafe 2UBeyond the expo - we recommend Vili's 24 hour bakery cafes located at Mile End and Blair Athol 
  • Cafe2U - great coffee, tea and other hot and cold drinks - download menu
  • Drinks and snacks vending machines are located in the foyer to the expo hall

You are at liberty to bring your own food if you wish