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Learn more about the Academy's Ballarat centre, located at 36 Camp Street.
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36 Camp Street, Ballarat

A late 1980s building previously used by the Department of Education as a hands-on learning space for secondary college students, the Ballarat centre has been beautifully refurbished as a centre of learning excellence. The building features larger learning spaces and smaller meeting rooms with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology throughout the building.

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Parking guide 

For participants and attendees, there is limited short-term, metered parking available nearby. Please see our parking guide below for more information. Please note that parking signs and restrictions are subject to change.

Free parking

Other parking 

  • 31 Field Street Car Park
    First hour free, then $3.00 per hour, and capped at $6.50 per day
    The parking meter is located on Field Street
    Approximately 100 meters from the Ballarat Academy
  • Capped CBD Car Parks 
    Other paid car parks capped at $6.50 per day include the Anderson Street, Peel Street North and Peel Street South car parks.
    The first hour of parking in the CBD is free (accessible via the CellOPark app, or a parking meter)
  • Uncapped CBD Car Parks
    Metered parking is available throughout the CBD.
    The first hour of parking in the CBD is free (accessible via the CellOPark app, or a parking meter)
  • Limited Parking
    Free parking is available for up to two hours at Eastwood Street car park (at 13-23 Grenville Street near Coles and Woolworths) and the Curtis Street (Big W) car park.
  • Accessible Parking
    There are two accessible parking spaces on Camp Street


There are many accommodation options that are close to the Academy, however, please consider your school’s booking processes when making a booking. 

Please note: the Academy does not manage accommodation bookings. The options provided are shared as support information only. 

Hotel Address Room rates starting at: 
Mid City Hotel Ballarat 19 Doveton Street North, Ballarat  $135 
Quest Ballarat Station  11 Nolan Street, Soldiers Hill  $334 
Ballarat Premier Apartments 2 Lyons Street South, Ballarat  $250 
Craig’s Royal Hotel 10 Lydiard Street South  $135
Quest Ballarat  7-11 Dawson Street North, Ballarat  $221 
Barkly Motor Lodge  43-57 Main Road, Bakery Hill  $140 
Comfort Inn and Suites City Views  101 Curtis Street, Ballarat  $144 

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