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Parking on campus

  • Bond University provides free parking for current students, staff and bona fide visitors.
  • The speed limit on campus is 20kph.
  • Vehicles must be parked according to signage and within the marked lines of a single parking bay.
  • Persons parking motor vehicles and bicycles on campus do so at their own risk.
  • Bond University is not responsible for fire, theft or loss or damage of any kind to any vehicle or contents thereof whilst on university property.
  • All parking regulations apply 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Campus map with parking

  • All students and staff wishing to park a vehicle on campus must complete the online registration form and provide, name, Student/staff number vehicle registration number.
    • Access to Registration Form through Student Portal (sign in required)
    • Access to Registration Form through Staff Intranet (sign in required)
    • Access to Registration Form through Alumni (sign in required)
  • Your registration number becomes your permit number and will be checked using Licence Plate Recognition cameras.
  • As a rule students and staff can park in any parking general (blue - PG) areas on campus.
  • Students residing on campus will be allocated a parking restricted (PR) area close to your building, however if the PR areas is full you can also park in Parking General (PG) areas 
  • If you sell or change your vehicle, you will need to update your details.
  • Those sponsoring/organising a group, conference or other event on campus, should contact security office 7-10 days in advance of the event to obtain advice on the booking process and approval.

Parking fees

Not authorised within a marked car space$88.00
Unauthorised parking in a restricted car park$88.00
Vehicle not registered with Security (Staff, Student, Contractor/Other)$88.00
Unauthorised parking in loading/emergency zones$150.00
Parking in disabled bay without displaying a valid disability permit$150.00
Parking on a yellow line or area not constructed as a car park$150.00

By entering and leaving your vehicle in this car park you accept the following terms and conditions which constitute a legal agreement with Bond University. If you do not accept these terms and conditions you must immediately leave this carpark.

  1. If parking in a Bond University carpark you must:
    a) At all times:
        i. Ensure your vehicle is registered with security using the approved process
        ii. Park only in the car park areas approved for parking of your vehicle; and
    b) not park along or over yellow lines marked along roadways or in an area not constructed as a carpark.
    c) comply with all signs and notices displayed in this car park; and
    d) park your vehicle wholly within a marked bay or as directed by security; and
    e) not park in a bay marked EMERGENCY bays unless you have obtained prior written permission from security, and
    f) not park in a disabled or handicapped person’s bay without displaying a current disability permit issued under Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995; 
  2. Parking within Bond University is only permitted by following the Vehicle Registration process. All vehicles must be registered with Bond University or have obtained permission from Bond University Security. Bond University authorises Care Park Pty Ltd to enforce the carpark terms and conditions as described.
  3. If you breach any of the terms and conditions in clause 1, then in respect of each breach you agree to pay Care Park Pty Ltd a parking fee of $88.00. You further agree that Care Park Pty Ltd may give notice of a claim for a parking fee by affixing a tax invoice to your vehicle.
  4. If the parking fee referred to in clause 4 is not paid by the due date stated on the tax invoice, then an amount of $43.00 will be charged for costs to Care Park Pty Ltd associated with recovering the parking fee. If the parking fee plus recovery cost remains unpaid for a further 7 days after the due date, then Care Park Pty Ltd may take legal action to recover the same. In that event you further agree to pay legal costs of $77.00 for Care Park Pty Ltd lawyers to demand payment and to indemnify Care Park Pty Ltd in respect of all other legal costs and disbursements incurred by Care Park Pty Ltd to recover the parking fee and associated recovery costs.
  5. Bond University Security or Care Park Pty Ltd may at any time request that you leave and/or remove your vehicle from this car park if you:
    a) breach any of these terms and conditions; or 
    b) disturb, inconvenience or injure any person or damage any property or vehicle in the car park or cause or permit any of those things to occur;
  6. You irrevocably consent to Bond University Security and/or Care Park Pty Ltd removing your vehicle by the use of a towing provider for a breach of these terms and conditions. You agree Bond University, Bond University Security and/or Care Park Pty Ltd are not responsible for the vehicle once removed from the premises and you must;
    a) Pay a minimum removal fee of $400.00 to the towing operator.
  7. You must remove all valuables from your vehicle and secure it when unattended. Bond University does not represent or warrant that secure parking is available in this car park and shall not under any circumstances be responsible for any loss or damage to or theft of your vehicle or its contents.
  8. You agree that Bond University and its contractors shall not under any circumstances be liable or responsible for any injury, loss or damage to person or property, whether arising in bailment, contract or tort or otherwise how so ever described and all injury, loss and damage to any person or property is at the sole risk of persons entering in and/or leaving their vehicles in this car park.
  9. You agree to indemnify Bond University and its contractors against any and all claims, costs, demands, expenses and legal proceedings what so ever and how so ever described, incurred or suffered by it and its contractor arising out of your breach of these terms and conditions, your negligence, acts or omissions, or the use of this car park to park your vehicle. 
  10. No person other than Bond University or Care Park Pty Ltd has authority to vary, waive or excuse compliance with any of these terms and conditions. 
  11. Bond University agrees that your vehicle may remain in this car park provided that you do not breach any of the above mentioned terms and conditions.
  12. Bond University has engaged Care Park Pty Ltd, to enforce its car park terms and conditions this includes its authorised agents, contractors, employees, successors and assigns.

Car parking FAQs

Bond has engaged Care Park Pty Ltd to provide a virtual permit for approved users, no more physical permits are required.

The system will operate via Licence Plate Recognition with Care Park carrying out numerous drive-through checks during the course of each and every day. 

Through the issuance of payment notices to unauthorised vehicles, this will reduce the campus being used by non bon-a-fide users.

All vehicles entering the campus are considered to have accepted the terms and conditions of parking on Bond University property.  Care Park Pty Ltd will carry out regular patrols and any vehicle identified as breaching the terms and conditions may be issued a warning, or payment notice fee.

The implementation of Licence Plate Recognition will have little effect on those who park correctly. Those who do not park correctly and do not comply with the parking terms and conditions may be issued with a warning or  payment notice to be paid directly to Care Park Pty Ltd, payment notices & form

Log on to the Parking Application link and create an account, provide your personal and vehicle details and you will be added to the approved parking list. You do not need to display a permit as we use your vehicle registration number as you permit.

You can register up to 2 vehicles, however if more than 1 vehicle is parking on campus at the same time you run the risk of being issued a warning or a payment notice.

Failure to register to park on campus may result is a warning or a payment notice being issued.

All students will need to register at the beginning of each semester to park in campus.

All staff will need to register annually with all permits expiring on 31 December each year or at the time your employment ceases if before 31 December.

Yes, all students living on campus need to register their vehicle details to avoid being issued a warning or payment notice.

You will be allocated parking in a Parking Restricted (PR) area adjacent to your residential building. 

This will allow you to park in your allocated PR carpark and all Parking General (PG) areas on campus.

If you park in other PR areas of the campus you may be issued a warning or payment notice.

Staff can apply for official visitors to park on campus for free. Please provide the staff member you are visiting with your vehicle registration details to allow them to complete the online registration form.

If you have an unplanned visitor arrive, please phone security and provide them with the vehicle registration number, and one of the team will arrange for your visitor to be registered to park on campus for the day.

Yes, all students, staff, and approved visitors need to register to be able to park on University owned areas to avoid being issued a warning or payment notice.

If you are parking in on-street or other parking areas adjacent to BIHS, you need to check the terms and conditions for each area as they are not under the University's control. Gold Coast Council and other fines may apply.

If you have registered to park at BIHS, it also allows you to park in any parking general (PG) areas on the Varsity campus.

If you have registered to park on the Varsity campus you can also park in the Bond University parking area at BIHS.

Parking registration is available to all Graduating Alumni members, however like staff you will be required to register annually, with all registrations expiring on 31 December each year.

If you do not register to park on campus, you may be issued with a warning or payment notice on your visit.

Please visit the Bond University Alumni Office to register to park on campus.

Sports centre & swim squad members (and parents) are required to register their vehicle, with all permits expiring the day after you membership expires or on 31 December annually.

If you renew your Sports Centre or Swim Squad membership, you will need to reregister with your updated membership expiry.

If you do not register to park on campus, you may be issued with a warning or payment notice on your visit.

If you sell or change your vehicle, simply log on, remove the old vehicle and add the new vehicle registration details.

All drivers parking in designated Disability Bays must display a valid Disability Permit. Failure to display a valid Disability Permit may be issued with a payment notice as per clause number 1 f) of the terms and conditions.

All drivers who park a vehicle on a yellow line or area not constructed as a carpark may be issued with a payment notice as per clause number 1 b) terms and conditions.

Bond University does not receive any money related to payment notices. All money goes to the contractor Care Park Pty.  Our goal is to manage the parking spaces and users to park as per terms and conditions and maintaininig an orderly scheme of parking for our students, staff and visitors. 

Care Park Pty Ltd manage the payment of all payment notices issued at Bond University. 

To make a payment, apply to have the payment notice fee reviewed, complete a statutory declaration or nominate an alternative driver visit Care Park Pty payment notices & form webpage. 

If your vehicle is dangerously parked in a way that potentially impacts the safety of others, Security will make every attempt to contact you via the contact information that you have provided in your online application. If Security is unable to contact you to move your vehicle, a towing company may be engaged to remove your vehicle from campus. 

Towing, storage and/or disposal will be in accordance with the Queensland Tow Truck Regulations. The University and Care Park Pty Ltd accept no responsibility for vehicles that have been removed from campus by licensed tow truck operators.

Do you have further questions?  Please send an email to [email protected]