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Parking at UQUniversity sites have provision for staff, student and visitor car parking. Parking is limited during teaching periods. Parking at the St Lucia campus is extremely limited between 8:00am - 2:00pm weekdays.

To reduce parking and traffic pressures, the University encourages public transport, walking and cycling as alternatives to driving to UQ - for more information please refer to the Sustainability website.

Paid parking applies on the St Lucia and Herston campuses between 7am and 9pm. UQ Gatton campus does not have a paid parking scheme but does have a permit system. The Paid Parking Scheme applies at the PACE site 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, including examination periods and vacations.

PLEASE NOTE: University funds cannot be used to pay for parking fees or fines.

Queensland Traffic Regulations apply 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. The speed limits on campus provide major safety benefits, and are enforced by Queensland Police. The University accepts no liability for damage to vehicles driven or parked on its property – these activities are undertaken at the driver’s/owner’s risk.

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Other related information:

Traffic Signs - the meaning of parking signs and traffic signs on UQ sites [PDF - 295KB]

Tips to Ensure Safe and Legal Parking on UQ Sites [PDF - 119KB]

UQ Parking Policies & Procedures [UQ PPL]

Cycling at UQ


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  Boggo Road Bus Solution

In line with actions taken last year, UQ and Translink has again met to pre-empt staff and student concerns about delays at the Boggo Rd Busway station.

Information is available here.


  Additional Parking Long Pocket

The University is in a position to offer limited free-of-charge short-term parking (3 hours) at the Long Pocket site

Information is available here.


  Parking fee increases in 2015/2016

Parking fee increases in 2015/2016. Notice posted 8/12/14.

Information is available here.


  Parking Program Update

Spotlight on parking fees.

Notice posted November 2014.

Information is available here.


  St Lucia Parking Changes

To ensure best use of parking facilities at St Lucia, from 16 June there will changes to parking at the two multi-level parking complexes on Sir Fred Schonell Drive.

There will be no more casual parking at these complexes. Only staff parking permit-holders will be able to use the facilities. Additionally, permit-holders will no longer be guaranteed parking spaces in the Sir Fred Schonell Drive complexes.

More information is available here

Notice posted June 2014.


 Carpark & Road Closures

For information on road and carpark closures and disruptions, visit the P&F Bulletin Board.



Speed Limits on Campus

Speed limit 30 km per hour on UQ roads
on UQ roads

Speed limit 10 km per hour in UQ carparks and shared zones (vehicle/pedestrian)
in UQ carparks
& shared zones

  Contact Us:
  Phone:  336 51016
  Fax:      336 51900
  Email:   parking@pf.uq.edu.au


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