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Ground Support 2023
10-12 October 2023 | Perth, Western Australia
Hyatt Regency Perth

The ACG is delighted to welcome both international and domestic attendees to this event. For attendees travelling to Australia for the event, please see for information on visa requirements. We encourage international attendees to secure visas early.

Beware of Scammers

Please beware of people offering to sell this event’s delegate list. We would like to reassure you that we do not sell our data to third parties and that this is a scam. We urge you not to give out credit card details or other personal information to anyone contacting you offering to sell details of attendees to our events.  For more information, please refer to the UWA Privacy Policy.

Online attendees

While the Ground Support 2023 conference is being held in-person, there is an online platform where presentations will be streamed via Teams. The URL for this online platform will be advised.

Please check prior to the event you have access to Teams and advise the ACG if you are having technical difficulties. 

*The Australian Centre for Geomechanics, The University of Western Australia applies restrictions on recording the presentations of this event. All unauthorised audio recording, video recording and photography or transmission of the ACG online event material, data or information is expressly prohibited.

The online presentations will not be recorded, and will not be available post event. Similarly, transcripts of question and answer sessions will not be made available post event.

System requirements

The online version of this event will be hosted via Teams. Please check prior to the event that you have access to Teams and advise the ACG if you need assistance.

If you have not previously used Teams, please set up ahead of time. Download Teams.

We encourage you to join all sessions 15 minutes earlier each day to enable adequate time to resolve potential technical issues with streaming prior to event commencement.

Any issues or queries, please contact the ACG.

Start time in different time zones

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Terms and conditions

Click here for ACG Attendee Terms & Conditions.

PD hours

The ACG can provide a certificate of attendance including professional development hours post-event upon request to,

ACG onsite contact

Josephine Ruddle, Event Manager
Mobile: +61 409 118 003

Australian Centre for Geomechanics
Tel: +61 8 6488 3300 |

In-person attendees

Please do not attend this event in person if you feel unwell; you will still be able to participate online.

Welcome Function

There will be a welcome function held from 17:00–18:30, Monday 9 October 2023, in the trade exhibition area in North Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Perth.

Pre-registration for the conference will also be available at this time.

Event venue

Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Click here for more information.


Pre-registration will be available at the welcome function from 17:00 Monday 9 October, in the North Ballroom.

Onsite registration from 07:30 AWST, Tuesday 10 October at the Hyatt Regency Perth.

Commencement time

Day one commencement time is 08:30 AWST, Tuesday 10 October 2023.


To access complimentary WiFi, follow the below steps:

  • In settings connect to @Hyatt_WIFI
  • Login window will pop up or open internet browser
  • Under “Hotel Visitors” click “Connect Now”
  • Enjoy 12 hours free WiFi

Conference Dinner

Venue: Optus Stadium, Cygnet Room, Access via Gate D
Address: 333 Victoria Park Dr, Burswood WA 6100
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2023
Time: 18:30
Dress: Smart casual

Optus stadium is a 25 minute walk from the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Alternatively, there will be bus transport available, departing from the Hyatt Regency Hotel Perth lobby at 18:00, and returning at 22:00 from Optus Stadium.

Public transport

Information available at


There are a number of taxis operating in Perth. Use TaxiFare Calculator as a pricing guide.


See Uber and Ola.


A group rate has been secured for Ground Support 2023 delegates. To receive the group rate, book your accommodation through the button below.

For alternative accommodation nearby, please click here.

Car parking

Enjoy the convenience of the hotel driveway off Adelaide Terrace, which leads to valet parking. Alternatively, continue driving into the underground car parking facilities directly below the hotel for self parking. 
Self Parking $30*/Overnight
Valet Parking $50*/Overnight
*Pricing subject to change.

If you have any questions, please email