AusCERT2021 will be delivered in hybrid mode. 

At AusCERT2021, dust off your playbooks as we focus on improving efficiencies and making security a more self-operating function within our organisations.

Help us celebrate the 20th anniversary of Australia’s oldest information security conference!

Combine your professional development and conference attendance with a Star-cation.
“Who needs a holiday abroad when the world’s best destination is right here on your doorstep on Broadbeach, Gold Coast Queensland? With 596 luxury rooms & suites and sweeping coastal and hinterland views, guests can also enjoy our range of award winning restaurants and kick-back poolside.”

The conference will be held under an approved Covid-safe Site Specific Plan at the hotel’s Event Centre.

Our conference organisers, GEMS Event Management, have secured flexible rates below with competitive terms and conditions that are exclusive to attendees of AusCERT2021.

Your accommodation can be selected as part of your conference registration process. See below for further details.

NB. In the event that you are unable to attend due to any Australian Government imposed travel restrictions, accommodation costs will be refunded in full.

Superior Deluxe Room (single, double, twin) $250
Corner King Room with Balcony $325
*Executive Deluxe Room $400
*Club Suite (One or Two Bedroom) $730 or $1,149
*King Terrace Suite (One or Two Bedroom) $930 or $1,349
*Ocean Terrace Suite (One or Two Bedroom) $1,130 or $1,549
* Exclusive Executive Floor privileges which include VIP express check-in, pressing of two garments upon arrival, complimentary continental breakfast, refreshments, drinks and canapés (served between 4.30pm and 6pm), use of the business centre facilities, evening turn down and room refresh, valet parking and access to the Fitness centre. Guests must be over 18 years to enter the Executive Lounge after 4.30pm. The Star Gold Coast practices the responsible service of alcohol.

Travel information

AusCERT2021 will be held at the The Star Gold Coast on Queensland’s Broadbeach.

This is an easy drive from either the Brisbane or Coolangatta airports and is renowned as a holiday and tourist destination.

Catching the G:Link

With trams every 7.5 minutes weekdays and 10 minutes on the weekend (between 7am and 7pm), getting to The Star Gold Coast has never been easier. The closest stop is Broadbeach North and from there, a very easy stroll to The Star.

Business Class Travel (BCT)

BCT are offering a special conference rate for private airport transfers. Please quote promo code “CYBER” to receive these rates.

Book by phone or via email
1300 763 005 or
Office hours are 9am – 4pm AEST


  • Brisbane Airport
    Sedan (1-2 pax) Brisbane Airport to/from Broadbeach $182.00 each way
    Van (3-7 pax) Brisbane Airport to/from Broadbeach FROM $226.00 each way
  • Gold Coast (Coolangatta) Airport
    Sedan (1-2 pax) Gold Coast Airport to/from Broadbeach $79.00 each way
    Van (3-7 pax) Gold Coast Airport to/from Broadbeach FROM $109.00 each way

Price are valid for transfers between 4:30am and 10:29pm – surcharge applies outside these hours.

Child seats and trailers are available at an additional cost if required.

(NB. All prices for the above listed BCT services include GST.)