We recommend you book at least 60 days prior to the conference as we are required to release the majority of unsold rooms. Within 14 days of the conference you will need to contact the hotel directly to see if the Conference rates are still available and whether there is any availability.

Details for the Mercure and the Sheraton Four Points are listed below and can be booked when registering.

Mercure Sydney

818-820 George St, Chippendale
5 minute walk to Conference Venue

  • Queen Standard Room – $220 per night

Set along a road lined with office buildings and shops, this modern hotel is a 7-minute walk from the Central train and light rail stations, 4 km from Sydney Opera House and 2 km from Darling Harbour. Polished rooms come with colourful furnishings, Wi-Fi (fee) and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have balconies with city views, free chocolates, and/or sitting areas. Room service is available. There are 2 international restaurants with bars, along with an indoor heated pool, a gym and a rooftop sauna.


Cancellation Policy
If booking is cancelled within 30 days of the arrival date a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Sheraton Four Points

88 Broadway Entrance Via, 4 Central Park Ave, Chippendale
4 minute walk to Conference Venue

  • Superior Room – $250 per night

Whether you are visiting Australia for business or leisure, Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park welcomes you with excellent service, spacious rooms and a prime location in central Sydney. Set in Chippendale, hotel guests are near Central Station, the legendary Sydney Harbour Bridge and numerous local shops and restaurants. Hotel guests can enjoy our 24-hour fitness centre or visit our inviting Central Quarter Restaurant and tempting Malt Bar. Our hotel suites feature large, separate living rooms.


Cancellation Policy

Registration Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled up to 60 days prior to the Conference will be eligible for a full refund where payment was made online by credit card. In all other cases a $150 cancellation fee will be charged. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.



The online registration form allows you to book available rooms. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.


Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

You can arrange to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, e.g. a colleague’s work credit card, by completing the Credit Card Authorisation form below and email it to your confirmed hotel 30-days prior to the conference.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.


SAIF20 is a national mental health forum to drive quality and safety in mental health care. SAIF20 will provide the opportunity for delegates to hear about international perspectives and solutions and exchange ideas and experiences for collaboration in innovative safe mental health care. The Forum will foster communication and networking among consumers, carers, researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of mental health settings with a common interest in providing quality and safety in mental health care and related techniques.

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