Any vehicle parked on Campus between 6:00am and 8:00pm, 7 days a week, is required to display a valid parking permit or valid pay and display ticket.
Parking permits are available for purchase by all Macquarie University students and staff members. There are around 4,000 car parking spaces available on Campus but purchase of an entry permit does not guarantee a parking space (with the exception of Premium E Permits).
All vehicles parked on Campus must display a valid permit (with the exception of a motorbike parked in a designated motorbike space). There are numerous permits available so choose the one that best suits your purpose.
Current Macquarie University students can purchase monthly, yearly and half-yearly permits from the Cashier's Office in building C8A on presentation of University ID. Permits must be affixed to the inside of the windscreen on the driver's side of the vehicle.
2017 Student Permit Rates
Annual Permit: $370
Current Macquarie University staff members can purchase monthly, yearly and half-yearly permits from the Cashier's Office in building C8A on presentation of University ID. Permits must be affixed to the inside of the windscreen on the driver's side of the vehicle.
To purchase a permit, please complete the application form available here or directly from the Cashier's Office.
Permanent and fixed term staff members may obtain yearly and half yearly parking permits by salary deductions. Permits are available from Faculties, Departments and/or the Cashiers Office from January onwards and staff members are encouraged to purchase early to avoid the queues.
2017 Staff Permit Rates
Annual Permit: $452
Casual entry permits are available to students, staff and members of the public. These are available from ticket dispensing machines located at the following locations:
2017 Pay & Display Rates
Valid up to 1 hour: $10.00
Ticket dispensing machines accept gold coins or credit cards only.
This permit allows a vehicle to be parked in a guaranteed parking space in the restricted area of E1 Car park level 1 and any general white marked bay. A limited number of these permits are available and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.
2016 Premium - E Permit Rates
Annual Permit: $1,500
Childcare Permits are available free of charge on application to your child care provider. This permit allows a vehicle to park for up to 30 minutes in areas marked 'P30 Minutes Set Down' located near the Child Care Centres.
Note that this permit does NOT allow parking in any other parking areas on Campus.
2016 ChildCare Permit Rates
Annual Permit: $0.00
Contractor permits are for vehicles involved with building and construction projects.
Each project and principal contractor on the project will receive one contractor's permit. The permit allows a contractor's vehicle to be parked in the general parking areas. It does not guarantee location proximity or a place to park. Contractor's employees, sub-contractors and providers must obtain
and display a valid casual entry permit if they wish to park on Campus.
All requests for Contractor Permits must be approved by Macquarie University Property.
There are three types of Service Vehicle parking:
All vehicles parking in an AUTHORISED SERVICE VEHICLES ONLY bay must have a valid Service Permit. All requests for Service Permits must go through MQ Property for approval.
Macquarie University Service Vehicles must display a blue special permit plus a current annual permit, as well as being identified as a Macquarie University Service Vehicle.
If you are an invited visitor, ask your host if you can obtain a scratch and display One Day Parking / Entry Permit.
If your permit is lost or stolen, report it immediately to the Security Office in Building C1A. Contact phone 9850 7112 or ext 7112. You will need to complete a Lost/Stolen Permit Report and also provide a Statutory Declaration prior to receiving a replacement permit. Replacement permit cost is $40.
Recovered lost or stolen permits must be returned to the Security Office as soon as possible. Use of a lost or stolen permit by anyone will result in an Infringement Notice being issued.
In cases of disposal of vehicles, loss or destruction of, or damage to current yearly or half-yearly permits irrespective of circumstances, replacements may be obtained upon application and payment of $40 per permit upon completion and acceptance of a Statutory Declaration.
2016 Replacement Permit Cost
No exchange or refund is available for outdated, unused permits. No exchange of casual or short-term entry fees or/for monthly periodical permits will be made.
In the event of disposal of a vehicle, the permit must be removed and the University notified. The University Council reserves the right through the Vice-Chancellor to withdraw and cancel any permit without assigning any reason.
A refund may be granted for the return of yearly or half-yearly permits. The refund is calculated by deducting usage at the monthly rate from the purchase price.
Australian Hearing Hub
This area is a restricted parking area for tenants of the building and visitor parking only. Arrangements must be made directly with the building manager or the front desk concierge.
This area is a restricted parking area for tenants of the building and visitor parking only. Arrangements must be made directly with the building manager or front desk reception.
Macquarie University Hospital
Parking is available for visitors and patients in the marked bays at the front of the Clinic Building or in the secure basement car park under the Hospital (off Research Park Drive). Parking charges apply - see website for details.