Box Hill Campus

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A daily parking ticket must be purchased from the ticket machines or via PayStay.

A valid BHI permit must be displayed on the lower left hand corner of your windscreen. Failure to have both may incur an Infringement Notice.

Instructions: Select each heading for information about parking at the Box Hill campus.

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BHI parking permit

Parking Permits are $5.00 which must be displayed on the bottom left hand corner of your windshield.

Permits can be purchased from Student Admin Building 4 Ground Floor. Permits will be issued in-line with your enrolment on an annual basis.

Daily parking costs $3.50 in addition to purchasing AND correctly displaying a permit. You can purchase a daily ticket from ticket machines onsite or alternatively use the PayStay.

PayStay App

Online payments can be made via the website

Alternatively, you can download the app or call 1300 322 111 to purchase your parking.

Please note each parking area has a ‘unique code’ and is listed at each car park.  You are only required to make a purchase with one of the codes below, this will cover you across all car parks even if you need to move your vehicle to a different car park.

  • 31280006 Whitehorse campus P14, P15
  • 31280005 Nelson campus P11, P12, P13
  • 31280004 Elgar campus between Building 1 and 7 inclusive – P1, P1, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7
  • 31280003 Elgar campus Poplar St outdoor car park near building 8 – P8
  • 31280002 Elgar campus Building 7 – P9
  • 31280001 Elgar Campus – 450 Elgar Rd P10 (Ticket Area)

Parking meters

Each car park has a parking meter where you can purchase a daily ticket. In the event of a fault please contact facilities on 9286 9007 and use PayStay as an alternative option

If a ticket machine is out of service, it is the responsibility of the entering party to locate other ticket machines or use the PayStay service.”

Elgar Parking

Parking in and around the Elgar campus is limited however Box Hill is well serviced by public transport including trams, trains and buses. Elgar Campus is approximately 10 minutes walk from Box Hill Station.

Parking at Elgar Campus is restricted to permit holders only, with the exception of the open car park, corner Elgar and Whitehorse road 450 Elgar Rd Car park which is open to the public.

Parking options are:

  • Student Parking is available at P6 (access via Kingsley Crescent). Tickets can be purchase via PayStay. or ticket machines for $3.50.
  • There are 110 parking spaces available under Building B7. Access is from Elgar Rd (left turn entry and exit only). 
  • Car Park corner Elgar Road & Arnold Street 120 spaces, entry via Poplar Street.
  • Council street 2 hour parking is available along Victoria Crescent, Kingsley Crescent and Whitehorse Road as indicated (subject to change without notice)
  • 66 spaces are available at 450 Elgar Road (corner of Whitehorse Road – left turn entry and exit only). Tickets can be purchased at the ticket machine or via PayStay (code: 31280001) for $3.50 per hour for up to 4 hours or a maximum of $11 per day. This is the only car park that does not require a permit and is open to the public.
  • Other public parking options is available on the corner of Elgar and Whitehorse Road, standard rates apply.

Fountains Restaurant car park is accessed via gate P7 on Victoria Crescent and is for restaurant patrons only. When making a reservation please ask for allocated car parking. You can reach the restaurant on 9286 9278.

Nelson Campus

Nelson campus parking is available for students and visitors. Tickets can be purchased for $3.50 at the ticket machine or via PayStay for BHI permit holders only. Disabled parking is also available for BHI permit holders.

Whitehorse campus

Parking at our Whitehorse Campus is a great alternative if you are unable to find parking at our Nelson Campus. To access the boomgate the code is: 03128# which you can enter via Bank Street.

Please note that you will be required to have a valid BHI Parking Permit (which can be obtained from Student Admin in Building B4, Ground Level); purchase a ticket for $3.50 per day from ticket machines onsite or by using PayStay.

Fountains Restaurant

Fountains Restaurant car park is accessed via gate E7 on Victoria Crescent and is for restaurant patrons only. When making a reservation please ask for allocated car parking. You can reach the restaurant on 9286 9278.

CAE City Campus

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Car parking is available at nearby Wilson, Secure Parking and Melbourne City Council car parks. Standard rates apply.


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Limited onsite car parking is available. Additional parking is available at nearby shopping centres. No parking costs apply at the Lilydale Lakeside Campus.

Finding Rooms

Finding your room is pretty easy once you know how to read the signs. The letter on a room sign represents the name of the campus you are on. The number next to the letter represents the building number. The room number is given after the dot. The first number of the room number denotes the floor of the building. The other numbers are the actual room.


For example, B2.G52 is room 52, the ground floor, building 2 on Elgar campus.

More information

Instructions: Select each heading for more information.

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Failure to organise and display a BHI car parking permit (for the current year) and pay the daily parking fees will incur a fine.

Infringements will be issued to vehicles parked in a BHI owned car park area without the required permit / ticket OR if vehicles are parked contrary to the terms and conditions of entry or signage requirements, 

Parking Infringements

If you intend to appeal the parking infringement please follow the directions on the rear of the infringement notice and address all correspondence to:

Box Hill Institute
GPO Box 425
Melbourne VIC 3001     

You should also attach a copy of all evidence such as valid BHI parking permit, daily ticket (from ticket machine or a screenshot from the PayStay app), and infringement notice for the date in dispute; along with your best contact details (Name, Address, Rego, Phone Number, Email). Reversal requests will not be considered if it is submitted after the due date and overdue fees may be added to the infringement costs.

When the review process has been finalised you will be advised of the outcome in writing. If your appeal is unsuccessful, the only remaining options are to pay the infringement fine or to elect to take the matter to court.

Should you have any questions regarding parking access, please contact your Student Coordinator.

Disabled parking

Disabled car parks are located at every campus and are available for use by those displaying the appropriate disabled parking permit.

Last modified: Monday, 23 January 2023, 3:12 PM