The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park

Parking in Southbank

About the Car Park

The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park is located at 2 Kavanagh Street, Southbank, directly behind the Arts Centre Melbourne. It is within walking distance of the Melbourne CBD and Southbank complex.

The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park is open:
Mondays to Saturdays: 6am – 1am
Sundays: 7am – 11pm

Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions about the car park.

One ticket system

Easier parking for you

The process for entry and exit:

  1. Take a ticket upon arrival at the car park
  2. Before exiting, scan your entry ticket at a pay station.
  3. If you require a receipt, press the receipt button before making payment
  4. Pay the applicable parking fee using notes, coins or credit card
  5. Retain your entry ticket to use at the exit gate

Contact the Care Park team for more information at or on 03 9682 1733


The Australian Ballet Centre Car Park has competitive rates for those wishing to park on a casual, monthly, or yearly basis as is listed below:

First hour $14
1-2 hours $29
Full day rate $37
Evening rate (Enter after 5pm Monday-Friday) $22
Early bird (Enter before 10am Monday-Friday) $16.50
Saturday (Enter before 4pm) $18
Saturday (Enter after 4pm) $22
Sunday and public holidays $18

Normal day charges will apply should vehicles left overnight fail to exit within two hours of the next day’s opening.

Please note credit and debit cards also incur a 2.44% fee. 

Payment methods

Ticketless parking

On entering the car park tap or insert your Mastercard or VISA card. On exiting the car park tap or insert the same card. Please note credit and debit cards also incur a 2.44% fee. 


Avoid the queues on performance evenings – fast-track your exit

Applies to evening and weekend performances only. Before performance pre-pay at Pay Stations (located on level 2 and 3 opposite the elevators). You are welcome to park in unreserved spots on any level. You are welcome to park in spaces signed 'Reserved' in red outside the hours of 6am –6pm Monday to Friday. No parking is allowed in spaces that are signed '24 hours, 7 days' in yellow.


Subscriber Parking Voucher 

Pass your barcoded ticket into the reader upon entry and exit. You will need to ensure the barcode is clearly visible on your mobile device when scanning your ticket.

Large mobile phone may not fit inside the scanner. If you have a large mobile phone, we recommend printing your voucher prior to your visit.

If the space counter at the entrance to the car park indicates the car park is full do not be concerned, allowance has been made for the expected number of Subscribers holding parking vouchers.


Casual parking

Upon entry, you can select to take a ticket and use the pay stations (located on level 2 and 3 opposite the elevators) before exit or use the new credit card paywave/paypass function at entry and exit. This allows you to use your credit/debit card as a ticket rather then having one printed. Please note credit and debit cards also incur a 2.44% fee. 

Contact Details

For any further enquiries regarding the information provided above, please contact Care Park:

Telephone: 03 9926 6691

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