Frequently Asked Questions


Opening Hours:

12 – 13 August 2022

Friday 12th: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 13th: 9:00am – 4:00pm


Care Expo Melbourne is Free to attend.
Registrations will open in early 2022. Join our community newsletter for updates.

Venue: Melbourne Showgrounds, 01 Exhibition Pavilion. Melbourne, Victoria, 3003.
Located just 7km from Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is easily accessible by public transport or car.

Parking: Melbourne Showgrounds provides limited onsite parking for events. Parking fees apply – $15 per day. read more

Can I purchase tickets at the event?

Yes, you can buy tickets at the event, however, if you purchase your tickets online you save $$$ and get express entry at the gate.
Yes, Tap and Go – Note: Tickets are available at the gate by credit card and eftpos ONLY. No cash sales.

Is there a list of exhibitors?

Yes, the list of exhibitors will be available in the Event Guide and online. read more.

Is there an entry fee?

No. All patrons attending this event must be registered to attend, including children. 

Where can I park at the event?

Limited parking is available at Melbourne Showgrounds. Parking fees apply – $15 per day.

For more information about parking at the event, click here.

How do I get a copy of the Event Guide?

Yes, the list of exhibitors will be available in the Event Guide and online. read more.

How do I know when the speaker’s program is on?

All official speaker times will be available within the Event Guide and online.

Is there food available at the event?

Yes, food will be available for purchase inside the Pavilion.

Are pets allowed at the event?

No dogs or other animals are allowed within the event (excepting registered guide, hearing or assistance dogs). For details on conditions of entry, click here.

Can I smoke at the event?

No. Melbourne Showgrounds has a “No-Smoking” policy within all areas of the venue, inlcuding indoor
and outdoor areas. All persons are requested to leave through the gates should they wish to
smoke (including e-cigarettes).