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Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Sites

    Multiple temporary drinking fountain closures

    The drinking fountains at the following locations are closed until further notice:


    Black Duck Picnic Area
    Rakali Picnic Area
    Lake Path south end
    Langridge Street underpass
    Cormorant Picnic Area  

    Multiple temporary drinking fountain closures

    The drinking fountains at the following locations are closed until further notice:


    Black Duck Picnic Area
    Rakali Picnic Area
    Lake Path south end
    Langridge Street underpass
    Cormorant Picnic Area  

    Parking at Albert Park - Parking Fees

    There will be a CPI price increase to parking fees on 1st July 2024. Each financial year the treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance sets the CPI increase applicable to fees and charges from 1st July each year.
    The new parking fees from 1st July 2024 are:
    • Weekday hourly rate: $6.00 per hour (previously $5.80 per hour)
    • Weekdays 5pm to 9pm flat rate: $6.00 (previously $5.80)
    • Weekday maximum all day rate: $14.30 per day (previously $13.90 per day)
    • Weekends flat rate fee: $6.00 per day (previously $5.80 per day)
    Parking permits will continue to be available for park businesses and members of Albert Park tenant clubs. New permit fees will commence on 1st July 2024:
    • Sports Club Permit – 6 months: $37.90 (previously $36.90)
    • Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $75.70 (previously $73.70)
    • Junior Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $18.80 (previously $18.30)
    • Tenant permit – 3 months: $235.60 (previously $229.40)
    • Tradespersons permit – 7 days: $27.60 (previously $26.80)
    The net revenue from parking fees will continue to be reinvested back into Albert Park Reserve services and facilities and the sports and recreation club grant program.
    To provide feedback on the Albert Park Reserve parking fees email albertparkparking@parks.vic.gov.au

    Albert Park Parking fees - CPI Increase

    There will be a CPI price increase to parking fees on 1st July 2024. Each financial year the treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance sets the CPI increase applicable to fees and charges from 1st July each year.
    The new parking fees from 1st July 2024 are:
    • Weekday hourly rate: $6.00 per hour (previously $5.80 per hour)
    • Weekdays 5pm to 9pm flat rate: $6.00 (previously $5.80)
    • Weekday maximum all day rate: $14.30 per day (previously $13.90 per day)
    • Weekends flat rate fee: $6.00 per day (previously $5.80 per day)
    Parking permits will continue to be available for park businesses and members of Albert Park tenant clubs. New permit fees will commence on 1st July 2024:
    • Sports Club Permit – 6 months: $37.90 (previously $36.90)
    • Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $75.70 (previously $73.70)
    • Junior Sports Club Permit – 12 months: $18.80 (previously $18.30)
    • Tenant permit – 3 months: $235.60 (previously $229.40)
    • Tradespersons permit – 7 days: $27.60 (previously $26.80)
    The net revenue from parking fees will continue to be reinvested back into Albert Park Reserve services and facilities and the sports and recreation club grant program.
    To provide feedback on the Albert Park Reserve parking fees email albertparkparking@parks.vic.gov.au

  • Cormorant Picnic Area (Albert Park Lake)

    Cormorant toilet block is temporarily closed

    Cormorant toilet block is out of order and closed temporarily. Closest public toilets can be used at Cox McKenzie pavilion and at Community Playground precinct.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Albert Park Annual Events Calender 2024-2025

    Attached is the 2024/2025 Major Events Calendar for events occurring at Albert Park Reserve.
    Monthly updates will be sent out with confirmed event details.
     
    Should you require further information please contact the Albert Park Office on 8427 2010.
     

    Attachments: 2024-25 What's On Yearly Calendar (385KB)

    Albert Park What's On July 2024

    Attached is the 'What's On' flyer for events occurring at Albert Park Reserve during July 2024.  This includes State Sport Centres weekend events at Lakeside Stadium and Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, where 1,000+ participants will attend. 
    Should you require further information please contact the Albert Park Office on 8427 2010.

    Attachments: 2024-07 - What's On AP July (468KB)

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