Parking at the Austin Health is available at an hourly rate in the Austin Tower carpark, entrance from Studley Road, then a 5 minute walk through the hospital to reach the Sleep and Respiratory laboratories. People participating in research projects can park in this carpark for no cost (an exit voucher will be provided). On-street parking is also available in side streets but most is either restricted to 2 hours or it is metered. It can be difficult to find on-street parking during business hours so allow extra time for your visit.
For the Sleep and Respiratory laboratories, 2 hour disabled parking is available outside the Harold Stokes Building. Wheelchair parking is also accessible via the boom-gate from Burgundy Street entrance (you will need to speak into an intercom to get access).
Heidelberg Station (on the Eltham/Hurstbridge line) is adjacent to the Austin Hospital. It is a 5-10 minute walk from the station to the Sleep and Respiratory Laboratory (see maps and directions page).
The following buses stop at Heidelberg Station, which is then a 5-10 minute walk through the Austin Hospital to the Sleep and Respiratory Laboratory (see maps and directions page).
IBAS can be reached by buses that stop either at Heidelberg train station or along Burgundy Street.
546: Melbourne University via Clifton Hill
(this bus travels from Queen Victoria Market - Melbourne University – Alexandra Parade – Clifton Hill Station – Heidelberg Road – Lower Heidelberg Road – Heidelberg Station)
551: La Trobe University via Upper Heidelberg Road
(this bus travels from La Trobe University – Waterdale Road – Upper Heidelberg Road – Burgundy Street – Heidelberg Station)
903: Mordialloc via Doncaster Shopping Centre, Box Hill and Chadstone
(for this leg of the trip the bus travels from Mordialloc – Oakleigh – Holmesglen – Burwood – Box Hill – Doncaster Shoppingtown – Manningham Road – Heidelberg Station)
903: Altona via Northland and DFO and Sunshine.
(for this leg of the trip the bus travels from Altona – Sunshine – Essendon – DFO Essendon – Bell Street – Coburg Station – Preston Station – Northland Shopping Centre – Bell Street – Heidelberg Station)
The following buses stop on Burgundy Street, which is then a 3 minute walk to the Sleep and Respiratory Laboratory (see maps and directions page).
513, 551, 903: Eltham/Glenroy via Greensborough or Lower Plenty.
(this bus travels from Eltham – Greensborough – Rosanna – Heidelberg (Burgundy Street) – Bell Street – Coburg Station – Glenroy Station).
GETTING HERE BY TAXI
If you are traveling to IBAS by taxi, ask either to be dropped off at the out-patient drop off area - entry from Burgundy Street (see the Map)
A taxi can be ordered for your return journey either by the person you are visiting or by a specific phone located near the exit from Level 3 Harold Stokes Building (exit to the pedestrian bridge over Burgundy Street).
If you are a research participant, please note that only some projects cover the cost of taxi fares to and from appointments. Ask your research recruiter.
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