Parking at The Townsville Hospital
There are two public car parks located at The Townsville Hospital - one in front of the main entrance and another next to the entrance of the Townsville Cancer Centre.
The first hour of parking is free
$5 – 24-hour multi-use ticket
$10 – seven-day multi-use ticket
$50 – three-month multi-use card (which can be renewed for $30 every three months).
Pay stations will accept cash (coins and notes) and credit cards (Visa and Mastercard). An ATM is located in the main entry foyer.
Payment for the three-monthly swipe card is made to the hospital’s cashier desk located in the front foyer next to the pharmacy. The swipe card will then activate the boom gates.
There are special concessions for patients who regularly attend The Townsville Hospital for treatment or who experience an extended inpatient admission and for their immediate family and carers.
There are also consessions for people experiencing genuine financial hardship or who have special needs requiring assistance.
An application form is available here, at central admissions in the main foyer of the hospital or from each unit.
The hospital has six drop-off zones:
- In front of the main entrance
- In front of the public car park
- In front of the Townsville Cancer Centre
- In front of the rehabilitation unit
- In front of the emergency department
- Opposite the helipad
Three drop-off spaces for disability parking are available outside the main entrance.
If you park in a non-designated public car park or in a drop-off area for longer than the stipulated time, you may be fined.