- Legislative Context
- Parking Areas
- Permit Zones
- Parking Infringements
- Supporting Documents
- Records Management
The University aims to provide a safe and equitable parking service for University staff, students, visitors and University service providers. Parking is allocated to ensure the safety of users and access for Emergency Services.
This procedure applies to all University staff, students, visitors and service providers across all campuses.
|Permit Zone 1, 2 or 3:||Authorised spaces reserved for official visitors. For example, VIPs, Council members and similar.|
Permit Zone 4:
Unreserved spaces for those permit holders between the hours displayed on the parking signs. These spaces operate on a first come first serve basis and does not guarantee that a parking space will be available at all times.
Please note: Staff who use a vehicle that has a FedUni logo attached are permitted to park in Zone 4 permit areas if spaces are available.
Permit Zone 7:
|Reserved spaces for permit holders who pay the prescribed fee to do so between the hours displayed on the parking signs.|
|Resident Student Permit||Unreserved spaces for resident students in residence parking areas.|
|Disabled Persons Parking Bays:||Reserved for persons who hold a current Blue, Category One or Green Category 2 Disability Parking Permit issued by a municipal Council. Where disabled spaces are full, holders of disabled parking permits may use Zone 4 spaces or short-term spaces as required.|
|Loading Zones:||Reserved for Loading/unloading of goods/services to the University's Campuses.|
|Cycle Areas:||Authorised places for motorcycles and bicycles free of charge.|
|Short Term Spaces:||Short term parking areas are located around the campuses to assist visitors who wish to make a brief visit to the University's campuses of between 15 minutes and 30 minutes as identified by signs.|
|No Stopping:||Spaces reserved for Emergency Vehicles only.|
|Free Areas:||Authorised spaces reserved for parking outside of the permit and restricted areas, free of charge.|
|One Day Parking Permits:||One Day Parking Permits are only available for the use of University visitors and external service providers.|
Maps of the Berwick, Camp Street, Gippsland, Mt Helen & SMB parking areas are available. Refer to the ‘Supporting Documents’ section.
The following are considered permit zones:
- Permit Zone 1, 2 and 3
- Permit Zone 4
- Permit Zone 7
- Disabled Persons Parking Bays
Grassed areas are not considered parking areas and parking is not permitted.
Parking on areas not defined as a carpark e.g. grassed areas or nature strips may result in an infringement notice being issued.
Permits are issued to staff and students of the University and are approved by the University and issued by Property and Infrastructure.
Only vehicles displaying a current parking permit can park in a permit zone and must clearly display the permit. There are only a limited number of permits available.
The number of parking permits available is limited. If a permit is not available at the time of application you will be placed on the parking permit waiting list.
You need to fill in a Parking Permit Application form. Refer to the Forms section within this procedure.
Permit Form Type
- Parking Permit Application - staff or students
- Resident Student Parking Permit Application - resident students living in student accomodationThese parking spaces are limited and allocated on a first come basis. This permit does not guarantee a parking space will be available.
- Request for Waiving of Parking Infringements - staff and students
Forward parking permit applications to:
- Eastern CampusesProperty and Infrastructure, PO Box 859, BERWICK 3806
- Western CampusesProperty and Infrastructure, PO Box 663, BALLARAT 3353
Property and Infrastructure Office
- Berwick Campus, Ground Floor Foyer, Building 903
- Mt Helen Campus, East Terrace, Building G
- SMB Campus, Lydiard Street South, Building E
Parking permit payments are prohibited to be paid from University funds unless authorized by the Vice-Chancellor.
Permits can be paid for by salary deduction if the applicant is a permanent staff member. Staff employed on a casual or fixed term basis are not eligible to salary sacrifice.
Cashier Office Payments
On approval by Property and Infrastructure, permit payments can be made with credit card at:
- Berwick Campus - Student HQ, Building D, Ground level, 930 – Students -https://fedstore.federation.edu.au/collections/frontpage/products/berwick-parking-permit-2018.
- Mt Helen Campus - Student HQ, Building T, Ground level.
- SMB Campus - Student HQ, Building D, Ground level.
Card Authorisation Request
Fill in the Credit Card Authorisation Request section on the Parking Permit Application Form and submit to Property and Infrastructure.
When leaving employment with the University, staff must return their permit to Property and Infrastructure. Refunds for an unused portion of the year will be provided on a pro rata basis upon request and subject to return of the permit.
Lost, stolen or damaged parking permits must be reported via the Cancel/Replace Parking Permit Application Form (Form C) and forwarded to Property and Infrastructure (Refer to Applying for a Parking Permit Section for forwarding details)
A charge of $20.00 will be incurred for the processing of a replacement permit.
All permits must be clearly displayed on the vehicle's front windscreen. Permits should be adhered to the lower left hand driver’s side of the windscreen at all times.
Permits are valid on the registered vehicle as noted on the permit application only and are not transferable. Failure to comply will result in cancellation of your parking permit.
Vehicles parking in a permit area who do not have a valid permit displayed may incur a parking infringement notice and payment will be pursued by the University.
|Permit Held||Parking Allocation|
|Zone 4||Zone 4 – Berwick, Mt Helen and SMB Campus|
|Zone 7 - Berwick||Zone 4 - Berwick, Mt Helen and SMB Campus|
|Zone 7 - Camp St||Zone 4 - Berwick, Mt Helen and SMB Campus|
|Zone 7 - SMB||Zone 4 – Berwick, Mt Helen and SMB Campus|
|Zone 7 – Mt Helen||Zone 4 – Berwick, Mt Helen and SMB Campus|
Gillies Street, Gippsland, Horsham, Mt Rowan and Stawell Campuses have free parking available.
One Day Parking Permits are only available for the use of University visitors and external service providers and can be obtained by request from Property and Infrastructure:
- Eastern Campuses Berwick: 03 5122 6086Gippsland: 03 5122 6688
- Western CampusesMt Helen: 03 5327 9520SMB: 03 5327 8051 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where parking permits are salary sacrificed, GST does not apply, as the transaction is regarded as being internal and payroll, both not subject to GST.
If you purchased a 2020 permit that was not used due to COVID restrictions, your payment for a 2021 permit will be waived in lieu.
For current parking permit costs, refer to the following link below in Supporting Documents.
Parking infringements must be paid within 28 days of the date the infringement notice was issued. Failure to pay infringements may result in legal action.
Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer (as the Approval Authority) is responsible for monitoring the implementation, outcomes and scheduled review of this procedure.
Director of Property and Infrastructure (as the Policy Sponsor) is responsible for maintaining the content of this policy as delegated by the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer.
This procedure will be communicated throughout the University community via:
- A FedNews announcement for all staff and students and on the ‘Recently Approved Documents’ page on the University’s Policy Central website.
The Parking Procedure will be implemented throughout the University via:
|Title||Location||Responsible Officer||Minimum Retention Period|
|Parking Permit Application||Property and Infrastructure||Administrative Assistant||7 years|
|Resident Student Parking Permit Application||Property and Infrastructure||Administrative Assistant||7 years|
|Cancel/Replace Parking Permit Application||Property and Infrastructure||Administrative Assistant||7 years|
|Request for Waiving of Parking Infringement||Property and Infrastructure||Administrative Assistant||7 years|
|Parking Permit Salary Sacrifice Agreement||Property and Infrastructure||Administrative Assistant||7 years|