There are a variety of banking/atm facilities nearby, including:


  • Commonwealth Bank: 55 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy
  • NAB:224-228 Smith Street, Collingwood
  • Westpac:215 Smith Street, Collingwood

Bank Branches

  • ANZ: 219 Smith Street, Collingwood
  • Commonwealth Bank:55 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy.
  • National Australia Bank:224-228 Smith Street, Collingwood (Bank of Melbourne)
  • Westpac:215 Smith Street, Collingwood

Post Office

The nearest post office is at 54 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy (corner Gertrude Street).

Child Care

ACU does not have any childcare facilities on campus. Local childcare services providers are:

Acacia Fitzroy Crèche, 187 Napier Street, Fitzroy (corner Condell Street), phone (03) 9419 1142

St Vincent's Early Learning Centre, 93-103 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9288 2764 ‎

East West Child Care Coop, 138 George St, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9419 1673

John St Community Early Childhood Co-Operative, 23 John Street, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9419 6659.

Nursing Mothers and Parenting Room

A facility is available on the ground floor of 115 Victoria Parade for nursing mothers and parents. This room provides an area for baby changing and breastfeeding.

To access this room visit reception on the ground floor, or dial 9 on the house phones. This facility is available between 8:00am – 5:00pm.

For after-hours use dial 600 (Security) on the house phones for access.

Health and Welfare

There are a number of medical facilities available near the campus.


St Vincent’s Private Hospital: 59 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy (corner Nicholson Street), phone (03) 9288 2211.

Royal Melbourne Hospital (public hospital): 300 Grattan Street, Parkville, phone (03) 9342 7000.

Medical Centres

Victorian Aboriginal Health Service: 186 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9419 3000.

North Yarra Community Health - Fitzroy: 75 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9411 3555.


Fitzroy Dental: 15 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9417 1543.

St Vincent’s Dental Centre: Level 3, 55 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, phone 1300 85 42 44.


St Vincent’s Pharmacy: Ground Floor, 59 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9411 7111.

Chemist Warehouse: 206-210 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, phone (03) 9417 2917.

Local Cafes

Fitzroy is well known for its variety of cosmopolitan cafes and shops. Finding a reasonably priced meal at any of the local cafes, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants will be easy. There are also many take-away and fast-food outlets in the vicinity.

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Page last updated on 12/10/2020

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