Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie is positioned on the New South Wales North Coast, just off the Pacific Highway a few hours away from Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane.

The University of Newcastle and TAFE NSW - North Coast Institute share the Port Macquarie campus with the University offering a range of postgraduate degrees and research opportunities.

Parking at Port Macquarie

Our Port Macquarie campus is just off the Pacific Highway. There is free parking on campus for all students and staff, however traffic and parking rules apply.

To see all parking areas available, click here to view the Port Macquarie parking map.

Accessible parking

Any person who has been granted a NSW or inter-state Mobility Parking Scheme permit, including an Australian Disability Permit, is able to park in Disabled, Staff and General bays. Your valid parking scheme permits must be clearly displayed on the passenger side of your front windscreen.. Please note that RTA Mobility Parking Scheme conditions apply.

If you require closer parking due to a temporary medical condition, you can apply for a University disability access permit by contacting the AccessAbility team.

To see all accessible parking areas, click here to view the Port Macquarie parking map.


Port Macquarie campus is serviced by bus and the closest bus stop is just a short walk away. For more information and timetabling, visit Busways.


The closest train station is Wauchope on the North Coast line. For more information, visit TransportNSW.

Ridesharing, or carpooling, is an easy, environmentally friendly way to make your trip to and from campus. Some ridesharing services in Port Macquarie are:

Cycling is a great way to get to and around campus. Visit Port Macquarie-Hastings Cycleways to learn about all the routes you can take. Substituting just one day of active travel can save you money and have positive impacts on your health and well being.

Got a question about parking?

Contact the AskUON team by phone or online.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.