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Welcome to Wollongong’s Home of the Performing Arts

Getting Here

Our venues are located located within Wollongong’s vibrant Arts Precinct.


Wollongong Town Hall is located on the corner of Crown and Kembla Streets, Wollongong. View Wollongong Town Hall on a map.

The Music Lounge is located inside the Wollongong Town Hall.

Illawarra Performing Arts Centre is located at 32 Burelli Street, Wollongong.  View Illawarra Performing Arts Centre on a map.

The Spiegeltent, the annual pop-up venue, is located in the Art Precinct plaza, directly outside the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.



On-street parking

On-street parking is available in the areas around IPAC and Wollongong Town Hall. Pay and display machines operate on a number of parking spaces in the city centre. Patrons are advised to check restrictions before leaving their vehicle.

There are limited accessible parking spaces, 1/4 hour parking and drop-off zones on Burelli Street outside IPAC. Street parking is free on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays but time restrictions may apply. Please be sure to read street signs carefully.

Off-street parking

The Council operated Stewart Street East Car Park is located within a 10 minute walk of the Wollongong Arts Precinct.

Parking fees apply during weekdays. Parking is free and without time restrictions after 4.30pm (on weekdays), weekends and public holidays.

Undercover Car Parks

Parking is available at the Wollongong City Council car park (access from Stewart Street). The car park has 24 hour entry and exit surveillance and is monitored by CCTV. Parking fees apply before 5pm. After 5pm is free.

Public Transport


The free Gong Shuttle route (number 55) stops immediately in front of Illawarra Performing Arts Centre. The shuttle runs between 7am – 10pm on weekdays and 8am – 6pm on weekends. Visit the website for more information. The weekend service operates every 20 minutes between 8.00am and 6.00pm. Click here for the route map.

Other buses services also stop along Burelli Street. Click on the links below for all timetable details.


Wollongong train station is located on the South Coast Line, approximately 1 hr 30 mins south of Sydney. The train station is an easy 15 minute walk away. Visit Transport NSW’s website for timetable and other information,

Taxi Services

Pre-book your transport with Illawarra taxi network online at booking or call 02 4254 2111.

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