The Creswick Campus offers on-site basic college style accommodation. The town of Creswick offers additional accommodation and alternative accommodation is available in the regional and pretty towns of Ballarat and Daylesford. MATRIX staff (firstname.lastname@example.org) are happy to assist with your accommodation preferences.
On Campus Accommodation (Creswick)
MATRIX provides on-campus accommodation at Semmens Hall for 20 participants. The rooms contain individual wash basins along with seven private individual bathrooms (containing a shower/toilet/basin) which are shared (i.e.: not attached to the rooms). Semmens Hall also has a common room with a small kitchenette.
In addition to Semmens Hall, the Creswick Campus also has The Lodge & AVG House. The Lodge has private individual bathrooms (shower/toilet/basin) which are shared, along with a common room and kitchenette. AVG House has shared individual bathrooms, along with a common room.
Family friendly accommodation options can be found in the town of Creswick or in the near-by towns of Ballarat and Daylesford.
It is recommended that program attendees stay on campus if possible to encourage an environment of collaboration.
Please note that accommodation and the grounds of the campus are non-smoking.
Creswick Campus Map (click to enlarge)
Off Campus Accommodation Options (Creswick)
Off campus accommodation options may be partially supported by MATRIX at the discretion of the program organisers, with the balance to be paid either by the individual participant or from program organisers’ discretionary budgets depending on the program.
Off-campus options in the historical goldfields town of Creswick include:
a modest option with family rooms. 15 minute walk (1.2km) to MATRIX.
The American, pub and hotel. Twin, double and queen individual rooms with shared bathrooms, ideally suited for small groups. 10 minute walk (650 m) to MATRIX.
RACV Goldfields Resort, high-end hotel accommodation near the town of Creswick. 45 minute walk (3.2km) to MATRIX.
Participants can also arrange to stay in a number of cosy, self-contained AirBnB accommodation options.
Off campus accommodation options (Ballarat, Daylesford)
Off campus accommodation options may be partially supported by MATRIX at the discretion of the program organisers.
Transport to and from Creswick will need to be arranged for participants staying in Ballarat (shuttle services, taxis or hire cars). The MATRIX team can assist with this. Creswick is a 20 minute drive to Ballarat.
Ballarat is a large Victorian regional town with extensive accommodation options including:
Transport to and from Creswick will need to be arranged for participants staying in Daylesford (shuttle services, taxis or hire cars). The MATRIX team can assist with this.
The picturesque town of Daylesford is famous for its spa waters and local food and wine and is approximately a 21 minute drive to Creswick. Accommodation options include: