NSW Secondary Deputy Principals Association Conference

Welcome to all delegates attending the NSW Secondary Deputy Principals Association Conference in Albury, Wednesday 30 August to Friday 1 September 2023.

The 2023 conference will be based at the Albury Entertainment Centre (Swift Street, Albury). Albury Wodonga has a great deal of accommodation within walking distance of the venue and free all day parking is available at the Wilson Street car park just across the way from the conference venue.


Studio apartment at the Quest Albury on Townsend
Stay in comfort at the Quest Albury on Townsend.

Albury Wodonga has over 60 accommodation providers to suit any budget and delegates needs. The accommodation providers below have offered conference rates. Please quote conference code NSWSDPA2023 when booking to obtain listed rate. * Note these prices are correct as at 26 April 2023 and subject to availability at the time of booking. Booking guarantee or prepayment may be asked of the guest at time of booking with some venues.

Accommodation Venue Room Only Per Night Bed & Breakfast Per Person / Per Night Booking Process
Atura Albury
The Atura Albury is an edgy urban design, high energy spaces and compelling value - all in the heart of Albury's CBD. Offering 140 guest rooms with king or twin bedding, flat screen TV's, desk and phone... including free local calls. All guests' rooms offer coffee pod machines (with free pods of course!). Delegates to the NSW Secondary Deputy Principals Association Annual Conference 2023 in Albury are offered a discounted rate of $161 room only in either a King Deluxe room or Twin Deluxe room. Add an extra $22 per person for a hearty full buffet breakfast. Your rate includes complimentary parking and free WiFi. Our flexible booking terms encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment. $161 $183 ($161 room + $22 Breakfast one per room) For accommodation bookings please click here.
Mantra Albury Hotel
Located in the heart of Albury's CBD, Mantra Albury Hotel is the region's premier corporate and leisure hotel. Guest can relax in the Sky Lounge, burn off calories in their well equipped gymnasium, park securely in the undercover basement parking or feast in their locally inspired District Dining Bar and Grill. $179 Studio Room (single or double) $199 single breakfast and $219 double breakfast. Phone (02) 6048 8000 (select option 2 for reception) or email Albury.rec@mantra.com.au.
Mercure Albury
A boutique hotel in the centre of town with an onsite restaurant with atmosphere, Mercure Albury has all the amenities at your fingertips. $135 single occupancy, $71 per person twin / double occupancy and $50 per person triple occupancy. $153 per person single occupancy, $89 per person twin / double occupancy and $68 per person triple occupancy. Email hotel at reception@mercurealbury.com.au to request availability and make a booking.
Quest Albury on Townsend
Located only 500 metres from Albury's CBD, Quest Albury on Townsend is a renovated woolstore building with all the modern necessities. Offering 30 rooms at an 'Early Bird Special' rate for delegates. These room rates available until 21 May 2023 before converting to standard rates. $189 Studio Apartment (10), $215 One Bedroom Apartment (10), $325 Two Bedrooms Apartment (8), and $499 Three Bedroom Apartment (2). $25 Hot Breakfast per person or offer of a continental breakfast pack in room (inquire with venue for cost). Phone (02) 6058 1100 or click here for online booking.
Quest Albury
Featuring 104 apartment style rooms, Quest Albury is located right where you want to be: close to Albury Entertainment Centre, parks, cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. Available to all delegates, Quest Albury provides all day complimentary onsite undercover car parking, an onsite restaurant and day spa. $220 Studio Apartment, $260 One Bedroom apartment No breakfast within room rates; however, the restaurant next door, 2640 Restaurant and Bar, is open from 7am for breakfast. Restaurant has ability to charge back to the room. Phone (02) 6058 0900 or click here for online booking.
Best Western Plus Hovell Tree Inn
With picturesque park views, the Best Western Plus Hovell Tree Inn, offers complimentary on-site parking, free high-speed WiFi, delicious catering and only a short walk 10 minute walk to the Albury Entertainment Centre. $179 Queen Balcony Room, $199 King Balcony Room, $229 Twin Rooms with King / Queen and $299 Two Bedroom Apartment $199 Queen Balcony Room and one breakfast, $219 Queen Balcony Room and two breakfast, $219 King Balcony Room and one breakfast, $239 King Balcony Room and two breakfast, $269 Twin Rooms with King / Queen and two breakfast, and $339 Two Bedroom Apartment and two breakfast. Phone (02) 6042 3900 or click here for online booking.

 A list of other properties can be found online or simply get in touch with the Albury Visitor Information Centre – they’ll help you find the perfect place to stay.

How to get to Albury Wodonga

Fly with Rex Airlines.

Situated on the New South Wales and Victorian border, Albury Wodonga has a major regional airport and easy road and rail access from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. V/Line and NSW TrainLink have a number of daily train and bus services connecting Albury with New South Wales and Victorian locations. For those flying, direct flights depart Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane daily. Find out more here.

Things to See & Do

The Yindyamarra Trail, featuring striking sculpture by local indigenous artists.

Discover our tacks and trails

Albury Wodonga has over 90 kilometres of beautiful bike and walking trails the offer picturesque serenity.

 Follow the beautiful Yindyamarra Sculpture Trail and The Crossing Place Trail along the Murray River.

Anchoring Albury’s main street, explore the 1,000 plus native and exotic plants in the Botanic Gardens or just behind the gardens, walk the steps of Monument Hill and be rewards with magnificent views across Albury Wodonga. 

Take short drive to the peaceful Wonga Wetlands and find one of the many bird hides to view native birds and wildlife. 

Murray Art Musuem Albury

Art and culture by the handful

From a range of commercial galleries, public sculptures and incredible street art, Albury Wodonga is home to a vibrant artistic culture community. 

Set aside some time to visit the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA), the regions home of contemporary visual culture. 

Connect with art and literature at our news attraction Hyphen – Wodonga Library Gallery

Grad a coffee and wander the streets through out city to discover some incredible street art.

Pick up the supplies you need to create your own take home masterpiece at Art Parts. 

Albury Railway Station

Immerse yourself in history and heritage 

As a natural meeting place, Albury Wodonga has many stories to hare and sites to see. 

For a fascinating insight into our past, download the Albury CBD Historic Walking Tour app for a self-guides tour through the city’s grand historic buildings. 

Military buffs should head to the Army Museum Bandiana to see over 150 military vehicles. 

Visit the Bonegilla Migrant Experience which brings to life what is was like to be a migrant in the post-war era through iconic displays and tours. 

Take a drive to the Jindera Pioneer Museum, build around an existing 1847 general store, homes, grounds and machinery sheds. 

The Essential Ingredient

Shop till you drop 

From fresh food markets to quality boutique stores and hidden treasures, the local retail scene has you covered.  

Lose yourself in Di Billet Homewares and Zeinert and Co’s range of fashion, homewards, and gifts.

Find a major brand or two at Myer Centrepoint. 

A selection of regional produce is available at The Essential Ingredient. 

After shopping, take a break and relax and unwind at Endota Spa Albury or Basq Beauty & Spa Wellness

Explore the 1000 plus native and exotic plants in Albury’s Botanic Gardens. 

Take the self-guided history and heritage walking tour through Albury’s beautiful city centre.

Walk the step from Albury’s city centre to the iconic War Memorial and be rewarded with beautiful views. 

Gain an insight into Albury’s unique past at the LibraryMuseum.
Walk the steps to the iconic War Memorial and be rewarded by the beautiful view.
Set aside some time to visit the Murray Art Museum Albury (MAMA) and enjoy the array of exhibitions.
Shop our friendly CBD with everything from chic boutiques to major chain retailers
Grab a coffee from the River Deck Café and enjoy a walk beside the mighty Murray River.
Check out Wonga Wetlands – a mecca for birdwatchers, bushwalkers and photographers
Follow the beautiful Yindyamarra Sculpture Trail beside the Murray river


Use our Inspiration Guide or our handy Spring Itinerary to make the most out of your stay.

Watering Holes

Sip on elegant cocktails at the Temperance and General.

You’ll find we do hospitality right! If you’re looking for a loud and lively venue with live music, find your tribe to the SS&A Club, or if it’s cosy and intimate you’re after, try Temperance and General, for something off the beaten track with a quirky and welcoming vibe, you can’t beat IIFingers Whisky Bar. Seek out The Bended Elbow in Dean Street, a great pub with three distinct bar areas over two levels.

The most Important Meal of the Day

Enjoy a glass of wine by the banks of the Murray River at The River Deck.

We understand walking the greens and standing all day can be tiring, so you’ll need to fuel up before starting for the day. There are great cafes serving up breakfast close to the venue, like Early Bird Cafe (not open Wednesdays) and Canvas eatery, just a short walk through QEII Square. If you’re starting your day in Wodonga, get down to Beanstation for the perfect brekky. Just looking to source your daily caffeine? No problem, we’ll show you how to coffee like a local.

Need to know more?

If you would like further information about Albury Wodonga, local accommodation or what to see and do while visiting the region,  you’ll find the Albury Visitor Information Centre, located in the historic Albury Railway precinct which is open seven days a week and within walking distance of Albury’s CBD.