Venue and Location
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
305 Grattan Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 8559 5000
Peter Mac is one of the world’s leading cancer research, education and treatment centres globally and is Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have over 2,500 staff, including more than 580 laboratory and clinical researchers, all focused on providing better treatments, better care and potential cures for cancer.
Peter Mac’s main centre in Melbourne is located at the intersections of Grattan Street, Elizabeth Street and Flemington Road, near the northern edge of the city centre. The main public entrance is on Grattan Street, opposite The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
There are many public transport options available when travelling to Peter Mac. Here is some information about public transport available from and around the city centre. At times, construction of the new Metro Tunnel Parkville train station may affect your journey to Peter Mac Melbourne. Go to the Metro Tunnel website and the Public Transport Victoria website for the latest travel updates.
Tram 59 – City (Elizabeth St) to Airport West
Get off at tram stop number 14 on Flemington Road
Tram 19 – City (Elizabeth St) to North Coburg
Get off at tram stop number 10 on Royal Parade
Tram 58 – Domain Interchange (South Melbourne) to West Coburg
Get off at tram stop number 14 on Grattan Street
Alight from CBD tram 58 or 59 which travels along Flemington Road at Grattan Street
(tram stop number 14). The main entrance is just a few minutes’ walk from there.
From Flinder Street Station:
Cross the road from Flinders Street Station to Elizabeth Street and as above
Catch tram 19 or tram 59 to Peter Mac
Cross the road and walk to William Street and as above
Catch tram 58 to Peter Mac
From Melbourne Central Train Station:
Walk approximately 15 minutes down Elizabeth Street to Peter Mac
Walk to Elizabeth Street and catch tram 19 or tram 59
Walk to William Street and catch tram 58
Get off at Flagstaff Train Station and catch tram 58
Drop off/pick up
There are several short term drop off and pick up spaces in front of our main entrance on Grattan Street.
Park your car on either Level B3 and B4 and take the Car Park Lift to your desired level. There is a touch screen information kiosks in both lift lobbies which can tell you where you need to go. YOU CAN ONLY ACCESS OUR CAR PARK FROM FLEMINGTON ROAD, TRAVELLING TOWARDS THE CITY. Access to the car park is only from Flemington Road, when travelling towards the city, via the far left service lane. Please note that if you are not in the far left hand service lane you will not be able to access the car park. You cannot turn right into the carpark (if travelling along Flemington Road away from the city). If you’re travelling from the city on Flemington Road, a U-turn is permitted opposite The Royal Women’s Hospital
The car park is open 7 days a week from 6:00am to 9:00pm
Car parking costs:
Located underground on Levels B3 and B4, access to the car park is from the left service lane on Flemington Road, when travelling towards the city.
Please see Peter MacCallum website for car parking price list.
Other car parking options
There is some street parking in the area surrounding Peter Mac which is metered Monday through to Saturday afternoon. Please ensure that you check signs for charges before parking. You may also find the Melbourne Street Parking app for iPhone and Android smart phones useful.
There are short term pick up and drop off spaces along Grattan Street in front of the main public entrance (opposite The Royal Melbourne Hospital). Please see Melbourne Taxi Services website for more details. Note: If travelling by Uber please ensure you enter our address: “305 Grattan Street, Melbourne” into the Uber app. If you’re ordering an Uber to pick you up from Peter Mac, please ensure the pick-up location pin is in the correct position before you book your Uber. The same applies if you are booking a taxi to and from Peter Mac via a taxi booking mobile phone app.
Melbourne is the Capital City of the State of Victoria. It has a population of approximately 4 million people. Melbourne is commonly referred to as the cultural capital of Australia. It is the pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, fine food and dining and shopping. Sport is also a city focus. Melbourne is home to many of the world’s most famous sporting events F1 Grand Prix, Australian Tennis Open, AFL Grand Final and Melbourne Cup Horse Race.
Federation Square - Since opening in 2002, Fed Square has become one of the most visited attractions in Melbourne with close to 10 million visits in 2012. Click here for more information.
Queen Victoria Market - Opened in 1878, the Queen Victoria Market is more than just Melbourne's shopping mecca. This 19th century market is a historic landmark, tourist attraction and an institution for all Melburnians. Click here for more information.
Eureka Skydeck - Two dedicated lifts propel visitors to Level 88 in under 40 seconds. Only Skydeck 88 can take you to "The Edge", a switchable glass cube which slides out from the building, with you inside! Click here for more information.
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