Parking at Canberra Hospital

carpark spaces outside a hospital building

Canberra Hospital has eight levels of its multi-level car park open for use by staff, patients and visitors.

The Yamba Drive car park is also available for use by patients and staff.

Parking at Canberra Hospital will continue to be monitored and reviewed, and ACT Health thanks you for your patience.

Temporary closure of Canberra Hospital Multi-Storey Car Park

Download: Southern Multi Storey car park changes (July 2014) (PDF File - 284k)

ACT Health will be installing traffic calming measures on Level 3 of the Southern Multi-Storey car park at Canberra Hospital.

The traffic calming measures, including speed humps, stop signs and wheel stops will be trialled for a period of four weeks. To progress these measures and other routine maintenance, the Southern Car Park will be closed on two occasions in the coming weeks.

6am to 1pm Sunday, 27 July - all levels of the Southern Car Park will be closed for routine maintenance. There will be no vehicle access into the Southern Car Park.

7am to 5pm Sunday, 3 August - only Levels 1 and 2 of the Southern Car Park will be open, while traffic calming devices will be installed on level 3 of the car park, and routine maintenance takes place on other levels.

Alternative parking is available in the Yamba Drive South car park.

Staff, patients and visitors crossing Yamba Drive from the car park are strongly encouraged to do so at the designated pedestrian crossings at the traffic lights.

ACT Health Parking Operations on 62442669 or email: TCHParkingOps@act.gov.au

National Capital Private Hospital Parking changes at Canberra Hospital

Download: National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) parking changes (June 2014) (PDF File - 248k)

Due to building works to expand the National Capital Private Hospital (NCPH) there will be changes to the parking area behind NCPH from Monday, 30 June 2014.

Some limited timed parking spaces will remain in the car park behind NCPH however ACT Health encourages the public to park in the Southern Multistorey car park or the Yamba Drive South car park wherever possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience and if there are any concerns, please contact:

NCPH Executive Office - Ph: (02) 6222 6606 or email: ncph.feedback@healthscope.com.au

ACT Health Parking Operations - Ph: (02) 6244 2669 or email: tchparkingops@act.gov.au

Our car parks

Canberra Hospital provides car parking facilities to visitors, carers and patients. These car parks are free, ranging from all day, non-time regulated parking to drop off set down areas at main entrances.

There are a number of ways to access the main multi-storey car park:

  • Turn Right or Left off Yamba Drive onto Kitchener Street in Garran / Turn Right on to Gilmore Crescent / Second right on to Hospital Road (Street sign says Australian Red Cross) / through the roundabout opposite the main entrance / take the next right and the next right again / the multi-story car park entrance is off to your right
  • Turn Right or Left off Yamba Drive at the sign for the Emergency Department / turn right and the multi-storey car park entrance is off to your left.
  • If you're on Hindmarsh drive coming from Woden, take the next left after the major intersection with Yamba Drive onto Palmer Street / take the next left onto Bateson Road / proceed through the roundabout / take the right at the end of the street / the entrace to the multistory carpark is off to your left.

Public parking spaces

The main public parking area is the new multi-storey southern car park.

All eight levels are operating, with public parking on levels 1-4 and staff parking on levels 5-8. The car park is well lit and within easy walking distance of the hospital.

Levels 1 to 4 of the new Southern Car Park provides 1, 2, 4 and 6-hour time restricted public parking, a small number of all day car parking and disability parking spaces.

Alternate short stay public parking (up to 1 Hour) is also available in several smaller car parks on the campus, and in the Yamba Drive South car park that provides 4-hour time restricted parking and all day parking for staff and the public.

Disability parking spaces

Disabled parking is available throughout the campus on levels 1-4 of the new multi level car park, behind National Capital Private Hospital, underneath Building 12 and at the entrances to Maternity, Pathology and Accident & Emergency buildings.

Motorcycle parking spaces

Motorcycle parking is available on levels 1 & 2 of the new multi level car park and beneath the Diagnostics and Treatment building (Bldg 12).

Bicycle parking

Public bicycle parking is available between building 1 and 10 and between building 5 and 6.

Staff bicycle parking is available in a storage facility located on level 1 of Building 3.

An additional staff bicycle parking facility is included in the new demountable office (Building 24) between Buildings 5 and 6.

Pick-up and set-down areas

Pick-up and set-down areas are located near the entrances to main hospital buildings.

These areas are not available for parking but provide an option for carers to drop patients off before seeking longer term parking in alternative parking areas on the campus.

Alternative transport options

Routes: 3, 5, 6, 21, 22, 23, 24, 66,67, 76, 77, 267, 720, 934 and 938

Route: 831 (Queanbeyan to Woden)

Phone: 132227 (13 CABS)

Phone: (02) 6260 6011

Contact us

For enquiries regarding the new parking arrangements, contact (02) 6244 2669, (02) 6244 2479 or email: tchparkingops@act.gov.au