Getting to Ecosocialism 2023

The conference will be held at Victorian Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053.

Public transport

There are three public transport options from the Melbourne CBD to Victorian Trades Hall (54 Victoria Street, Carlton). Trades Hall is located on the corner of Victoria St and Lygon St.

You can plan your journey via Public Transport Victoria Journey Planner.

  • Train Trades Hall is located 800 metres from Melbourne Central Train Station. Exit at the corner of Swanston St / La Trobe St, and make your way east up La Trobe Street. Turn left at Russell St and continue on Victoria Street to where Russell Street becomes Lygon St.

  • Bus Trades Hall is about a 15minute bus trip from the Melbourne CBD. Catch the 907 bus from the corner of Swanston St / Lonsdale St. Bus 907 is a Smart Bus - accessible for users of wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

  • Tram Catch the Number 30 and City Circle Trams east along La Trobe Street. Alight at the corner of Russell St / Swanston St, and walk north on Russell St. continue on Victoria Street to where Russell Street becomes Lygon St.

  • Please note: these trams are not accessible for users of wheelchairs or mobility scooters, nor are there accessible stops along La Trobe St.


There are a limited number of on-street car parks outside Trades Hall. Metred on Saturday, free on Sunday.

  • Lygon Street Car Park (paid) is also a short walk from Trades Hall, located at 204-218 Lygon St, Carlton.

Rideshares like Shebah (for women and their kids), Uber and taxis, may be able to drop you at the front of Trades Hall.

Accessible parking and drop off point

You can view a Melbourne CBD mobility map here.

Accessible on-street parking bays (A) There are accessible parking bays on Lygon Street, subject to availability. If you have a mobility parking permit, you may also be able to park close by, but this will also depend on availability.

Accessible onsite parking - free (B) - is available via the boom gate on Lygon Street. Please contact Trades Hall prior to the event to arrange swipecard access.

Accessible drop-off point (C) The accessible drop off point is just south of the Lygon Street Entrance (near the bus stop, about 25 metres from the wheelchair lift).

Venue maps

Ground floor

First floor

Second floor