Getting Here

Sydney Airport is Australia’s international gateway, serviced by all the major airlines.  It offers more than 600 scheduled services per week, including direct or on-stop services from major hub cities.  The city centre is a convenient 8km from the airport and is accessible by train or taxi.

Getting Around

Sydney is a walking city, so bring some comfortable shoes!  Most places you’ll need to go are easily accessible by foot, but if you’d prefer a different mode of transport, the city’s extensive public transport network is always nearby.  It includes trains, buses and taxi services, and even free shuttle buses.

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Sydney Bridge Climb

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Exhilarating and utterly unforgettable, BridgeClimb gives you the incredible opportunity to walk to the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and enjoy one of the world’s most spectacular views.

If you are visiting Sydney and looking for an adventure that your will never forget, book yourself in for a BridgeClimb.

Sydney Opera House

Opera House Tours

Discover the stories, history and magic of Sydney Opera House with an incredible guided tour taking you underneath the world famous sails.

You will explore the hallowed theatres and foyers where more than 1600 concerts, operas, dramas and ballets take place each year and your experienced guide will be on hand to lead you through every aspect of the building’s 14 year creation and 58 year history.

Taronga Zoo

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One of the world’s most scenic zoos, positioned right on the harbour.  Get up close and personal with Australia’s native animals, as well as rare and endangered species from all around the world.

Taronga cares for 4,000 animals from over 350 species.

Thunder Jet Boat

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Experience what jet boating is all about on Australia’s most exciting jet boat ride!  Get ready for slides, spin, sweeping fishtails and power brake stops.

Unlike any other jet boat ride in the world, Thunder Jet Boat has over 800 horsepower on twin turbo monsters!

Choose between the 30 minute Thunder ride or 45 minute Extreme Adventure going out to the extremes of Sydney Heads where you encounter ocean swell at full throttle.

MCA Australia


The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is Australia’s leading museum dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world.

The MCA presents an engaging program of exhibitions and related special events.  From major thematic exhibitions and surveys of establishes artists, solo exhibitions, new work by emerging artists, painting and sculpture to new medial, the MCA program covers the range and diversity of contemporary art.

Wallumatta Loop Trail


If you sometimes hanker from a nature getaway without leaving town, then Wallumatta loop trail offers an idyllic bush setting within easy reach of the Sydney CBD.  Close to public transport options between Ryde and Lane Cove, this historic stand of remnant forest provides a great family walk and is popular with those who are keen on nature and the bush.

Sunset Tour

Sunset Cruise

This tour takes in a captivating sunset experience in one of the world’s most beautiful cities.  You’ll walk through unique bushland on North Head as the sun sets behind trees, casting a water wash of colours across Manly Beach, Sydney Harbour, and North Head.

Heritage Highlights Tour


Discover Campbelltown’s rich history of colonial settlement and the assortment of heritage properties that have helped form the city’s character for almost 200 years.

On this escorted driving tour, you will see some of Campbelltown’s early colonial buildings, hear tales of explorers, pioneers and early townsfolk as you tour through the heritage highlights of the city.

Magistic Cruises

Harbour Cruise

Magistic Cruises is a small cruise ship company that specialises in luxury restaurant quality dining on Sydney Harbour.

Offering sightseeing cruises where you can see and experience the most popular Sydney activities and Sydney tourist attractions, lunch time cruises includes a gourmet seafood lunch, premium beverages and a spectacular view of Sydney’s star attractions.  Magistic Cruises also offer a dinner cruise, where guests experience a magical dinner cruise on the Sydney Harbour.

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About the Association

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The principal objectives of the Institute include research into judicial administration and the development and conduct of educational programmes for judicial officers, court administrators and members of the legal profession in relation to court administration and judicial systems.

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