Abbotsford

Our early childhood education hub is located in the thriving artistic and education precinct at Abbotsford Convent near the Collingwood Childrens farm in Melbourne.

Our Address is:

Convent Building level 1 Room 28, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford, Victoria, 3067

Phone: 1300 683 456

Student Safety:

Please note, under the VRQA vet provider guidelines, Students are not permitted to attend classes for more than 8 hours per day or outside the hours of outside of 0800hrs to 2200 hrs on any day. Where classes extend beyond 1800 hours it is advised to contact security for an escort to your vehicle. Security contact numbers are available at the venue.

Getting Here

By train:

Victoria Park station on the Epping and Hurstbridge lines is the closest railway station to the Abbotsford Convent. Please note that some services express past Victoria Park station. Once out of the station and on Johnston St, walk east (away from the City) down Johnston St for around 12 minutes to Clarke St. Turn right into Clarke Street (the last right before the Yarra) and left into St Heliers St. The main entrance to Abbotsford Convent is on the right of St Heliers St before you reach the Collingwood Children’s farm.

Alternatively, the bus can be caught from Victoria Park Station down Johnston St rather than walk down Johnston St from the station. The bus details are below.

For further information please call Metlink on 131 638

By tram:

Catch any tram down Victoria St Abbotsford/Richmond and get off at Nicholson St Abbotsford (or Lennox St Richmond). Walk north up Nicholson St all the way to Abbotsford St and turn right. At the end of Abbotsford St turn left into Clarke St and then right into St Heliers St. This is a 20-25 minute walk.

For further information please call Metlink on 131 638

By bus:

From the City- the 200 City to Doncaster Shoppingtown/ Bulleen, The 201 City to Doncaster Shoppingtown/ Bulleen, and the 207 City to Doncaster Shoppingtown/ Donvale depart from Melbourne Central/ Lonsdale St in the city, run along Lygon St, Elgin St then Johnston St. Alight at Clarke Street bus stop (before Johnston Street crosses the Yarra). Turn right at Clarke St then turn left into St Heliers St. The 205 Melbourne University to Doncaster Shoppingtown begins at Melbourne University then proceeds down Elgin and Johnston St and pasts Clarke St.

For further information please call Ventura Buses on (03) 9488 2100, or call Metlink on 131 638

By car:

The Abbotsford Convent is located at the end of St. Heliers St, Abbotsford. The easiest way to get here is to go via Johnston St then onto Clarke St then into St Heliers St (See MELWAYS Ref 44 G5).

All day parking is available in the carpark opposite the site on St Heliers St for $6 (gold coins are required). There is also a limited amount of free parking spaces on the street.

Parking in the neighboring streets is mainly residential permit only on weekends.

There is absolutely no vehicular access on the Abbotsford Convent site.

For more information see Melways Ref 44 G5, Whereis.com and maps.google.com.au

By bike or foot:

The Capital City cycling and walking path passes the site. St Heliers St turn-off is opposite the entrance to the Collingwood Childrens Farm.