Care park driving a sustainable future in parking

Ensuring sustainable practices are implemented in all Care Park operations is at the forefront of the company’s ongoing commitment to delivering a positive future to the car parking industry, motorists and society.

Since Care Park began its operations 22 years ago, the company has continued to grow the delivery of practices which implement sustainable solutions within the company and the community Care Park serves.

One of the biggest improvements in creating a more sustainable future has been the introduction of technology and parking payment options created through ticket-less parking.

In each country where Care Park provides parking – Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, the UK and Hungary, upgrades are being implemented within the car parks to ensure a cleaner, safer and more sustainable future.

In addition to introducing ticket-less parking, the biggest roll out of environmentally-friendly initiatives is the installation of LED lighting in Care Park-managed car parks.

Care Park Global General Manager Fedi Chalhoub says, “The car parking industry is a major service provider to motorists. Care Park realises we need to look at ways of ensuring our car parks make a contribution to a more sustainable environment, reducing waste and improving efficiencies.

“We will continue to drive these outcomes as we take on new car parks and refurbish our current ones. It’s a constant process of improvement, not just for us as a company but for all our operations and our clients knowing we are part of the greener movement,” Mr Chalhoub says.

Some of the sustainability initiatives introduced at our Car Parks in Australia include:


  • Watts Street, Box Hill – Energy-efficient lighting LED
  • 2-10 Harrow Street, Box Hill – Energy-efficient motion sensor lighting LED and electric car charging
  • 600 St Kilda Rd, St Kilda – Energy-efficient motion sensor lighting LED
  • 28 La Trobe Street, Melbourne – Energy-efficient LED lighting
  • 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne – Electric car charging
  • Hub Arcade, Dandenong – Energy-efficient LED lighting
  • Central SQ Shopping Centre, 25 Doveton Street South Ballarat – Energy-efficient LED lighting
  • Woolworth’s, St Kilda – Energy-efficient lighting LED



  • Macquarie Point, Hobart – Electric car charge stations



  • 53 Charlotte Street, Brisbane – Energy-efficient motion sensor LED lighting

Online booking offers parkers an efficient way to book and pay for their parking avoiding the need for paper chits to be dispensed at the car park.

Fedi Chalhoub says, “At these sites the parker can pre-book online and they receive a 4 digit pin which they insert at entry and exit to access the car park.”

Online booking is available at the following car parks in Brisbane:

  • Festival Car Park
  • Mercure Hotel Car Park
  • 40 Tank Street Car Park
  • Novotel Hotel Car Park
  • 129 Margaret Street Car Park
  • 240 Margaret Street Car Park



  • Woolworth’s, Mona Vale – Ticket-less parking
  • Australian National University, Canberra – Ticket-less parking
  • Bigge Street, Liverpool – Solar-powered pay and display machines



  • Henry Waymouth Car Park – Solar system installed and LED lighting
  • Roper Street Par Park – Solar system installed and LED lighting
  • Blyth Street Car Park – LED lighting
  • Roper Street Car Park – LED lighting
  • Pirie Street Car Park – LED lighting
  • Pitt Street Car Park – LED lighting
  • The Terrace Car Park – LED lighting
  • Partridge East and West Car Park – Ticket-less parking
  • University of South Australia – Virtual parking system (highly advanced ticket-less parking system)


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