The Duke and Duchess of Sussex official visit to Melbourne

05 October 2018
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex official visit to Melbourne

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit Melbourne on Thursday 18 October 2018 as part of their official visit to Australia.

During their time in Melbourne, there will be an opportunity for all Victorians to welcome The Duke and Duchess. Please find below information regarding this opportunity, with updates to be posted here as details are announced.


  • Thursday 18 October 2018


  • The Duke and Duchess are expected to arrive from 10:30am
  • Members of the public are welcome to arrive from 9am



  • all are welcome to attend

Accessible viewing

  • an accessible viewing area will be allocated
  • drop-off points and limited disabled parking is on Birdwood Avenue, please refer to map below

Royal Visit Melbourne


Gov House Drive - Wayfinding map - Public.pdf Gov House Drive - Wayfinding map - Public PDF (66.38 KB)

How to get there

We recommend arriving on foot or using public transport.

Visit the official website of the Governor of Victoria or the Public Transport Victoria website to plan your journey


  • there will be no parking available in the immediate precinct
  • the nearest carpark available is located at the Arts Centre. Due to road works on Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street, there may be entry and exit changes to this carpark and we recommend checking the Arts Centre Melbourne website to ensure you are familiar with the most current arrangements

Further information

  • no vendors (food and beverage) will be on location
  • limited additional toilets, including accessible toilets, will be available on the South side of Government House Drive

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