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Parking

There are two privately operated car parks close to Princess Alexandra Hospital. There is no other on-site parking available on the campus. Brisbane City Council parking restrictions apply in all streets surrounding the hospital.

Drop-off zones

Princess Alexandra Hospital has two drop off/pick up zones for the main hospital building. These zones can be accessed via the main Ipswich Road entrance and the Cornwall Street entrance. These zones are subject to time restrictions.

Car parks

Metro Parking multi-storey car park

The Metro multi-storey car park is located on the hospital campus on the corner of Ipswich Road and O’Keefe Street. Entry to this car park is off Ipswich Road. There is a link-way to the main foyer of the hospital.

Metro Parking rates current @ 1 July 2017                                        Rate
0.0 - 0.5 hrs$4.40
0.5 - 1.0 hrs$8.80
1.0 - 1.5 hrs$13.20
1.5 - 2.0 hrs$17.60
2.0 - 7.0 hrs$21.00
7.0+ hrs$26.00

PA Parking multi-storey car park

The PA Parking multi-storey car park is located opposite the hospital on Ipswich Road. Entry to this car park is off Wolseley Street. There is a link-way over Ipswich Road and then a short walk to the main foyer of the hospital.

PA Parking rates current @ 29 June 2016Rate
Up to 30 minutes$4.00
30 minutes to 60 minutes$7.00
60 minutes to 90 minutes$11.00
90 minutes to 120 minutes$15.00
2 hours to 7 hours$18.00
7 hours to 24 hours$22.00
Motorbikes (daily maximum)$15.00
Lost ticket$25.00
PA Parking long term rates (incl. GST) - Number of consecutive days 
3 Day Special (Unlimited entries and exits)57.00
5 Day Special (Unlimited entries and exits)95.00

Car parking concessions

As part of the Queensland Government led action to increase car parking concessions at Queensland public hospitals, Metro South Health has developed a Car Parking Concession Policy. (PDF, 81.55 KB)

Princess Alexandra Hospital provides a number of car parking concessions for patients, carers and visitors. Updated concession arrangements for those experiencing financial hardship, or who are required to attend the hospital frequently, have been developed and will be available from 1 October 2017.

Read the car parking concessions information sheet (PDF, 984.39 KB)

Information about the location of car parks and concession eligibility is available from the following areas:

  • Spinal Injuries Unit (SIU)
  • Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit (GARU)
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit (BIRU)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Cancer Services Outpatients
  • Radiation Oncology (Chemotherapy)
  • Ambulatory and Renal Transplant Service (ARTS)
  • Persistent Pain Management Service
  • Acquired Brain Injury Transitional Rehabilitation Service

To assist implementation of concession arrangements, Princess Alexandra Hospital has appointed a Car Parking Administration Officer to assist patients and families. They are located at the Information Desk, Ground Floor, Building 1. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm (excluding public holidays).

Disabled parking

Vehicles displaying a Disabled Parking Permit can park in designated disabled bays on Level 4 of the Metro multi-storey car park. There is a link-way from this car park to the main foyer of the hospital. PA Parking have disabled bays on Level 2 and direct access to the hospital grounds is available on the overpass over Ipswich Road, also located on Level 2. Princess Alexandra Hospital staff can provide wheelchair assistance if required; please use the green courtesy phone at the entrance to the link-way on Level 5 to phone for assistance.

Bicycle facilities

There are bicycle parking facilities on the ground floor of the Metro multi-storey car park located on the corner of Ipswich Road and O’Keefe Street. There is a link-way from this car park to the main foyer of the hospital. There is also a bicycle/pedestrian overpass across Ipswich Road.

Last updated 6 October 2017
Last reviewed 17 May 2015

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