Getting a Visa

Visa applicants outside of Australia will need to provide biometrics when they apply for a visa that is part of the Australian biometrics program, or where they are from a country, or located in a country at time of application that is part of the Australian biometrics program.

Getting a Visa

Introducing our host city Brisbane

The capital city of Queensland, Brisbane is internationally recognised as a centre for excellence in mining equipment and technology. Brisbane hosts the highest concentration of METS companies and is home to world-leading research and education facilities. Surrounded by pristine coastlines, tropical rainforests, native animal parks and white sand islands, Brisbane is a wonderful city for delegates to explore.

Discover Brisbane

Experience Queensland

Beyond Brisbane there is a wealth of sun-kissed opportunities for leisure and pleasure in the state of Queensland. Road, rail and air links from Brisbane all provide easy access to some of the country’s most awe-inspiring tourism treasures. From tropical islands with their lush rainforests and gleaming white beaches, to the rugged beauty of the outback, Queensland has it all.

Experience Queensland

Explore while you unwind

From adventure experiences to interactions with wildlife, Australia is home to a wide variety of opportunities to relax, explore and unwind. Attending WMC 2023 offers the perfect platform for exploring this vast country, from organised tours of nearby mining operations, to opportunities to come face-to-face with iconic flora and fauna at nearby attractions like Australia Zoo, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Dreamworld.

Explore Australia


Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

WMC 2023 will be held at the award-winning venue Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, located in the heart of Brisbane’s picturesque riverside cultural and lifestyle precinct, South Bank.

With cafes, restaurants and stylish shops, the venue is nestled amid an inner-city oasis with green spaces, riverfront parkland and rainforest pockets as well as a unique manmade sand and swimming beach.

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Important Information for International Visitors

Register Interest

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to the Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise the importance of connection to culture, land, kinship and community to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander families. We acknowledge the cultural practices and traditions still carried out today and being passed down to future generations.