We are located within the David Caro Building (Google map link), with most members of the group residing on the third floor.

A collection of links useful to members of the group can be found here.

Postal address

School of Physics (David Caro Building)
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia

Courier & Deliveries

School of Physics (David Caro Building) – Building 192
Gate 1, corner Tin Alley and Swanston Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia

Information for visitors


The main entrance to the building is located near Gate 1, corner of Swanston Street and Tin Alley, Parkville.

For on-site deliveries involving vehicles, the loading bay at Gate 2 should be used should be used which is off Swanston Street between Faraday and Elgin Streets. Please note that it is not well sign-posted and vehicles must be traveling north on Swanston Street to enter.

The main building including Hercus and Laby theatres are found at E20, David Caro Building (No. 192). The Lyle and Rivett theatres are to be found at E18, Redmond Barry Building (No. 115).

Parking & Transport

Metered parking near the School may be found:
1. in College Crescent (north of Swanston Street), Carlton North (4 hour)
2. in Lytton Street, Carlton North (10 hour)
3. in Lygon Street (north of Princes Street), Carlton North (10 hour)
4. surrounding streets such as Elgin, Faraday, Cardigan and Lygon Streets (1-2 hour).

On-campus parking is available after 4pm at a cost of $5.

The School is well accessed by public transport via trams (Swanston Street and Royal Parade); buses (from corner Elgin and Lygon Streets) and Melbourne Central train station (corner Swanston and Latrobe Streets). The airport is 15 km north-west of the University.


The following hotels are recommended for visitors requiring overnight stay.