Accessibility Guide for the Kambri Precinct

Welcome to Kambri Precinct

Kambri Precinct is accessible and can cater for anyone with specific access requirements.  Please get in touch if you require any further information about specific access or need advice on planning your visit to our ANU campus.

Kambri Buildings – Maps and Access Information

Access locations and information can be found online at the ANU webpage highlighted links below;

Kambri Cultural Centre (Building 153)
Di Riddell Student Centre (Building 154)
Marie Reay Teaching Centre (Building 155)
Health & Wellbeing Building (Building 156)
Kambri Carpark & Basement (Building 159)

 Level Access

  • There is level access throughout the Kambri Precinct. Kambri is based on a slope and some level changes are easier to negotiated using the lifts available.
  • All buildings have elevators and lifts to each floor.
  • All buildings in the precinct have accessible and gender neutral toilet facilities.

 Hearing (check signage in each location)

  • Hearing Augmentation is available in all teaching rooms and lecture theatres.
  • Hearing loop receivers are available by request by emailing of visiting Information Technology Kiosk (Kambri) [email protected]


  • Glass doors and full-height windows allow for safe movement around the Precinct.
  • The internal floors have raised tactile areas for the vision impaired.
  • There is braille in all buildings for bathrooms, venue locations and floor levels in elevators.
  • There is braille signage bread crumbed through buildings, adequate external signage, TGSI on all level changes.

Getting here

 Travel by public transport

  • You can get to Kambri Precinct by bus and light rail.
  • The nearest bus stop is on Childers Street. The bus stop is 0.2 km from Kambri Precinct.
  • The nearest light rail stop is on Alina Street Canberra City. The light rail stop is 1.0 km from the Kambri Precinct.
  • University Avenue provides an accessible pathway from Chiders Street to Kambri District.

 Travel by taxi

  • You can get an accessible taxi with 13WATS
  • Accessible taxis should be booked in advance. To access Kambri Precinct please ask to be dropped off at the end of Kingsley Street, Acton


Accessible parking on Acton campus

Free disability parking is available for those with a valid Australian mobility permit or an ANU mobility permit. Disability parking spaces on campus are clearly signposted. The ANU Designated parking areas map shows locations of disability parking spaces.

Mobility permit holders may, in line with Australia wide practice, park in disability parking bays, in paid parking areas at no charge or in time limited zones. If the sign posted time limit is up to 30 minutes mobility permit holders may park for up to 2 hours. If the sign posted time limit is 30 minutes or longer mobility permit holders may park all day. Detail visitors are able to park with passes – students and staff need to apply for an ANU accessibility park pass.

  • There is also paid parking at Kambri Precinct in our underground car park; with 330 spaces, 8 of which are reserved for disability parking.
  • The underground Kambri car park has elevator access to the street level.  There are intercoms located at the entrance, exit and pay machines if assistance is required.
  • There is access to Joplin Lane from the Kambri car park on the southern side from the entry.
  • Parking is free for three hours on Saturdays and Sundays in the Kambri Car Park.
  • The car park is located at the corner of Kingsley Street and Tangney Road, Acton and offers affordable, secure underground parking, utilising the latest ticketless parking system technology.
  • There is 15-minutes-free access to the car park for drop-offs and pick-ups, with hourly, early bird, after 5pm, weekend, event and competitive monthly rates also available.
  • Please contact Carepark for information on special rates: P +61 2 9299 6767. E [email protected]
  • For further information on the underground carpark please go to

Getting around and customer care

General Information and equipment support

  • We have contrast markings on all glass doors, contrast markings on all full-height windows and high colour contrast between walls and doorframes.
  • Some areas of the Precinct (the Cinema) have low lighting.
  • Hearing loops are located in all our venues. Please email [email protected] prior to your event to request a hearing loop. IR fobs can be requested via emailing [email protected].
  • We welcome assistance dogs and can provide water bowls for them. Please ask staff for assistance.
  • A First Aid Room is available in the Cultural Centre ground floor building. If you require support for an injury please phone 02) 6125 2249 for ANU Security who will attend to provide you with support. If you have a life threatening emergency please phone 000.

Accessible facilities

  • There are additional bathrooms with greater access options and gender neutral facilities in every building in Kambri Precinct.
  • There is a parenting room in the Cultural Centre building 153 which includes a modesty feeding area, multiple baby change facilities as well as a double toilet bathroom for parents with toddlers or young children.

Emergency evacuation procedures

  • We have emergency evacuation procedures for all visitors on each floor of the Kambri buildings.
  • If you require a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan as you are coming to an event at ANU. Please contact the event organiser or email [email protected] for support.
  • In the case of an evacuation, all visitors will be advised to move to the evacuation area which is the green lawn in the middle of Kambri.
  • There are trained fire wardens and ANU Security on site to help in these situations.

Contact for accessibility enquiries: [email protected]