Accessible parking and transport

Taste of Summer accessible parking

Dates: Thursday 14 December 2023 to Tuesday 9 January 2024

Accessible parking around Salamanca and the Hobart waterfront will be affected by the Taste of Summer event over the New Year period.

From Thursday 14 December to Tuesday 9 January, the Abel Tasman Car Park in Salamanca Place will be converted to accessible parking. Please note: this car park will not be open on Saturdays while the Salamanca Market is running.

We have created the following two maps to show the location of the accessible parking spaces, as well as the road closures for Taste of Summer and Salamanca Market. 

Sundays to Fridays

Accessible parking locations from Sunday to Friday

Key

Accessible parking - Accessible parking

Taxi rank - Taxi rank

Road closure - Taste of Summer - Road closure for Taste of Summer

Number of spaces

  • Castray Esplanade - 2 spaces
  • Salamanca Place (outside Ball & Chain restaurant) - 1 space
  • Abel Tasman Car Park in Salamanca Place - 12 spaces
  • Morrison Street Car Park (outside of Franklin Wharf) - 5 spaces

Saturdays

Accessible parking locations on Saturdays

Key

Accessible parking - Accessible parking

Taxi rank - Taxi rank

Road closure - Taste of Summer - Road closure for Taste of Summer

Road closure - Salamanca Market - Road closure for Salamanca Market

Number of spaces

  • Morrison Street Car Park (outside of Franklin Wharf) - 9 spaces
  • Castray Esplanade - 2 spaces

City centre mobility map

The City of Hobart city centre mobility map provides information about disabled access parking zones and toilets, steep gradients and rest spots around Hobart.

A print version of the map is available at our Hobart Council Centre, or you can download the City of Hobart Mobility Map.(PDF, 2MB)

Wheelchair hire

The City of Hobart provides courtesy wheelchairs at its Argyle Street car park to access shops within Hobart's city centre.

Hire periods are in 2-hour and half-an-hour blocks. Hirers are required to show proof of identification and sign an indemnity form on hire.

Bookings can be made by calling 03 6238 2796 or (if available) upon request on the day.

Pensioner concession parking vouchers

We offer a book of parking vouchers to eligible pension card holders. These coupons last for one year and give you four hours of free parking in any of our multi-storey car parks on any one day per week. After the four free hours, normal rates apply.

To be eligible you must:

  • be the registered operator of a motor vehicle (i.e. it must be registered in your name)
  • receive an Australian Government pension, such as war widow, age, disability, single parent.

You must provide a valid pension card and valid vehicle registration both in the same name. Only one booklet is issued per pensioner.

You can apply for these vouchers by completing the Pensioner concession parking booklet application form online. A printable form is available on our forms page.

For more information on eligibility or conditions please phone 03 6238 2711 or email coh@hobartcity.com.au

Temporary accessible parking permit 

A parking permit is available for those temporarily disabled (incapacitated longer than six months). It is administrated at our Hobart Council Centre, 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart. For further information or to apply you can visit our disability parking permits page.

Transport Access Scheme

The Transport Access Scheme is administered by the Tasmanian Government and assists people with a life-long permanent and severe disability which affects mobility by providing: