Concession parking

Who is eligible for concession parking?

PCH’s concession parking scheme is available to patients and families who meet specific eligibility criteria and is restricted to visitor car parks that use a post-pay system. Currently these are the PCH Basement Car Park and the QEIIMC Multi-deck Car Park.

Eligible consumers will pay a reduced rate of $5 per day for concession parking. Permits are restricted to one per family per day.

  


Eligibility criteria


Inpatients (admitted patients)

Eligible for concession from day 1 onwards

  • Patient Assisted Travel Scheme eligible patients
  • ACROD permit holders

Please provide evidence of your ACROD permit or PATS eligibility when requesting concession parking.

Eligible for concession from day 3 onwards

  • All Concession and Health Care card holders issued by an Australian National or State Government

Please present your Concession card and/or Health Care Card when requesting concession parking.

Eligible for concession from day 5 onwards

  • All inpatients from day 5 of the single admission

Outpatients (non-admitted patients)

  • Four or more outpatient appointments in 28 days per family (including siblings)
  • ACROD permit holders

Exclusion

Parents already receiving parking rights at Ronald McDonald House are excluded from receiving parking concession parking subsidy.

How to apply for concession parking 

During business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 5pm)

  1. Take a ticket on entry to the PCH Basement car park or Multi-deck car park.
  2. Before leaving the clinical area you have attended, request a concession parking approval slip from a member of your child’s treating team.
  3. Present the signed concession parking approval slip to an Information Officer at the PCH Information Desk to have your ticket validated.
  4. Take your validated ticket to the car park and insert the ticket as per the normal process.
  5. The parking ticket pay station will read the validated bar code and request payment for the concession amount.
  6. Pay, collect your ticket from the machine and exit the car park.

Afterhours (Monday to Friday, 5pm – 8.30am and weekends)

Afterhours approval is only for a single day concession ticket.

  1. Take a ticket on entry to the PCH Basement car park or Multi-deck car park.
  2. Before leaving the clinical area you have attended, request a concession parking approval slip from a PCH staff member.
  3. The staff member will notify the Hospital Clinical Manager (HCM) and complete a concession parking approval slip.
  4. The HCM will attend the clinical area and provide a pre-validated concession ticket to the parent/carer in exchange for their current parking ticket. 
  5. Take your validated ticket to the car park and insert the ticket as per the normal process.
  6. The parking ticket pay station will read the validated bar code and request payment for the concession amount.
  7. Pay, collect your ticket from the machine and exit the car park.