The University of South Australia use electronic pay-as-you-go parking system 'Parki', provided by Care Park.

Physical permits are not issued for parking. Virtual Permits (V-Permits) will be used and utilise ‘License Plate Recognition’ (LPR) to ensure monitoring of all car parks. All users will need to abide by the Parking Guidelines. 

Staff members and post graduate students based at Magill and Mawson Lakes campuses can apply for a Staff Parking Permit through the Parking V-Permit Portal. Permanent and Fixed Term Contract Staff wishing to salary sacrifice their parking will have the option to do so through the application. This permit allows staff members and post graduate students to park in zones marked in green on the Magill Parking Map and the Mawson Lakes Parking Map

Visitor parking is available at the Magill and Mawson Lakes campuses. Visitor parking zones are marked in yellow on the Magill Parking Map and Mawson Lakes Parking Map.

The UniSA Parki App can be downloaded from the App Store for iPhone and Google Play for Android and is free to register and use. Parking payments are made by direct debit via your credit/debit card.  If you don’t have a compatible phone you can still pay for parking at one of the pay-by-plate machines located in two locations on both the Magill & Mawson Lakes campuses.

For Pay By Plate machine support or Parki App support please call 82123422 or email

Parking provisions are not allocated for City East or City West Campuses

Access parking

Disability Access Parking is available on all campuses. To apply for an access permit please contact FM Assist staff on your campus or click on Find out more.

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycle parking is available at all campuses. Staff and students must apply for a parking permit via the Online V-Permit Parking Portal. V-Permits are valid for the year of issue and are free of charge.

A Motorcycle V-Permit entitles the holder to park on University grounds in designated motorcycle bays only. For more details visit Parking Guidelines

Vehicles are monitored by License plate recognition. It is essential when applying for parking that you give the correct registration number of your vehicle(s)

Want more information? Please contact FM Assist to discuss

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