Getting there & maps
Where is the event being held?
The 2023 event will be held at Wellington Square, Wellington Street, East Perth, 6004. Please see map below or check location on Google Maps.
Where do I park?
City of Perth Parking (CPP) Car Park
Search for a CPP Car Park | Convenient Locations | City of Perth Parking
Closest parking stations to Wellington Square are listed below. Click on each link for more information.
Royal Street Car Park, 158 Royal Street, East Perth (350m from Wellington Square)
CPP Royal Street | Open 24 Hours | City of Perth Parking
Goderich Street CPP, 133 Goderich Street, East Perth (350m from Wellington Square)
CPP Goderich Street | Open From 5:30am | City of Perth Parking
Saunders Street CPP, 9 Saunders Street, East Perth (350m from Wellington Square)
CPP Saunders Street | Open 24 Hours | City of Perth Parking
Some or all street parking, in the surrounding streets to Wellington Square may be free of charge on Christmas Day. Please check street signage before parking and leaving your car, or call City of Perth prior to the event to check.
Wellington Square itself is strictly a NO PARKING ZONE.
Any unauthorised vehicle parking on Wellington Square may be issued with a parking infringement notice from City of Perth and risk being towed.
Where is the nearest bus stop or train station?
Claisebrook Train Station, Claisebrook Road, East Perth (850m from Wellington Square)
On Christmas Day, Transperth will operate on the Sunday-Public Holiday timetable and there will be NO CAT Bus services operating. We recommend planning your public transport journey well ahead of time, using information from Transperth directly.
The nearest bus stops are on Wellington Street and these are stop numbers;
Will there be a shuttle bus
A free shuttle bus will operation to transport guests from specific railway stations and the Wellington Square event site.
Train stations included in the shuttle bus route are;
- Perth City Railway Station
- Claisebrook Cove Railway Station
Please note that the shuttle bus will operate between the times of 9:30am and 12:00pm and then 1:00pm to 3:00pm only. Volunteers commencing after 9:45am will therefore be unable to utilise this service and must make alternative travel arrangements.
Times are subject to change and will communicated accordingly
To utilise the shuttle bus service, look out for a sign as you depart the southern side of Claisebrook Railway Station. You will be greeted by other fellow volunteers (wearing Mission Australia Volunteer T-shirts), who will direct you.
Where do I go once I arrive?
When arriving on site for your shift, please proceed towards the Volunteer entry gate located closest to the corner of Hill Street and Wellington Street. This is where you will find the Volunteer Concierge & Registration Tent (see below map)
Here you will be greeted by the Volunteer Concierge Team, who will register you into the event and give you a lanyard for wearing throughout the day, and Mission Australia Water Bottle for use to maintain hydration during the event. Your role may also require personal protective equipment to be worn (PPE) and you will collect this from the same location. For further COVID-19 safe event guidelines, please visit the COVID-19 Safe Event page.
The Volunteer Concierge Team will also direct you to your Supervisor, who you will report to for a pre-event briefing and further instruction.
Throughout the day, you’ll be able to visit the Volunteer Re-charge area, within the same area, use the toilet facilities, find sunscreen and hand sanitiser.
Will there be toilet facilities for volunteers?
Volunteer toilets will be located in the Volunteer Concierge area (see map above). These will be available to be used throughout the day and will be serviced at regular intervals.