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Getting Here


Public Transport

  • Bus stops are located immediately next to the ward block of the Base Hospital on Drummond Street and on the corner of Sturt and Drummond Streets (outside McDonalds and Shell).
  • The V-Line coach service to and from Warrnambool stops at the Sturt Street bus stops (outside McDonalds and Shell).
  • The City of Ballarat's Free City Circle Bus runs in a circular loop between Bridge Mall and the Sturt Street bus stops (outside McDonalds and Shell) every 10 minutes 7 days a week between 8am and 6pm.


A taxi rank is located near the Sturt Street entrance of the Base Hospital. A taxi phone is also located at the Sturt Street Information Desk if required.

Ballarat Taxis - 131 008

Parking Information

A multi-storey car park is available at the Base Hospital and can be accessed via Mair Street, near the corner of Anticline Lane (click the image on the right to view a location map).

  • Public parking is available on Ground and Level 1. Parking fees apply.
  • Pay at the pay station (located in lift lobby) with cash or credit card, or at the exit gate with credit card only.
  • A drop off and pick up zone is available within the car park (there is no fee for drivers using the drop-off zone and staying less than 20 minutes).
  • Disabled parking is located on ground level.
  • 2.1 metre clearance.
  • Please refer to Terms and Conditions located at the entrance to the car park on Mair Street.

  • There is also limited free, metered and ticketed parking in surrounding streets.

Base Hospital Car Park - Parking Rates

0 - 20 Mins Free
20 Mins - 1 Hour $4
1 Hour - 2 Hours $6
2 Hours - 3 Hours $8
3 Hours - 4 Hours $10
4 Hours - 5 Hours $12
5 Hours - 6 Hours $14
6+ Hours (daily rate) $16
Maximum Fee (single entry) $40

24 Hours - 7 Days