Queen Victoria Women's Centre

Queen Victoria Women's Centre

The Queen Victoria Women's Centre is an iconic Melbourne landmark that testifies to the enduring contribution of women's enterprise to Victoria's social, economic and cultural heritage.

The Queen Victoria Women's Centre is a vibrant place and space used by women to shape the world they want for themselves and for the women of the future.

The Queen Victoria Women's Centre (QVWC) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides information, support and resources for Victorian women and women's organisations. The Centre is a hub for women's issues, ideas and leadership across ages, cultures, interests and localities.

A place for women, by women - we work with women and women focused organisations to build their ability to achieve their objectives.

Established in 1994, the Centre's heritage building is the sole remaining tower of the former Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital.

Queen Victoria Women's Centre


Built in 1848 as the original Melbourne Hospital, from 1946 the building now known as the Queen Victoria Women's Centre was the premises of the Queen Victoria Hospital, which was one of three hospitals in the world founded, managed and staffed by women.

The Centre's beautiful building is home to a range of women's organisations and offers venues for hire and free exhibitions in our Women's Gallery that enable the public to share and support this vibrant place for the women of our community.

The Queen Victoria Women's Centre offers 3 convenient, cost effective venue spaces in the beautiful setting of a heritage building.
The Victoria Room, The Courtyard Room, The Exhibition Space

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

Getting to the Queen Victoria Women's Centre

Disability access

Access is via Lonsdale Street.

A ramp to the rear entrance of the building runs along the Western (left hand) side.

By Car

Visitors can find metered parking on Lonsdale and Russell Street.

Alternatively, the QV shopping precinct offers 1500 parking spaces in their large car park situated underneath the city block.. Click here for more information about parking at QV.

By Train

We are conveniently located close to Melbourne Central train station, which services all train lines.

For more information about train services visit the Metro website.

By Tram

We are accessible via tram routes 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 22, 64, 67 and 72, which stops at the corner of Swanston and Lonsdale Streets. For more information about tram services visit the Metlink website.

By Bus

We are serviced by bus routes 201, 202, 203, 302, 305, 318, 605, 906, 907 and 908 which stop on Lonsdale St, near Swanston St.

For more information about bus services visit the Metlink website.


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❊ Location ❊


Queen Victoria Women's Centre210 Lonsdale Street  Melbourne Victoria 3000 | Map
9663 8799


❊ Web Links ❊


Queen Victoria Women's Centre 

www.qvwc.org.au




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