Venues

Dandenong CBD

Smart Manufacturing 16 is being held right in the heart of the Dandenong CBD, with exhibition areas on Walker and Lonsdale Streets, and throughout the City of Greater Dandendong Civic Centre and Harmony Square. The Symposia will be held in the Drum Theatre, adjacent to the expo precinct.

Exhibition Zones
  • Walker and Lonsdale Sts – Manufacturing on Wheels
  • Lonsdale St – General Manufacturing Exhibition
  • Harmony Square – Evolution of Manufacturing
  • Civic Centre – Future of Manufacturing
  • Drum Theatre – Symposia

Venue Map

Venue Map - Smart Manufacturing 16

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Lonsdale St – General Manufacturing ExhibitionLonsdale St – General Manufacturing Exhibition
Drum Theatre auditoriumDrum Theatre – Symposia
Dandenong On Wheels 2015 (Photo: The Age)Harmony Square – Evolution of Manufacturing

Parking Information

City of Dandenong Parking Locations - Click to download map and price information

City of Dandenong has a large number of long term parking structures around the CBD. To help you decide where to park for SM16, please download the long term parking guide which also has pricing displays for the main parking structures throughout the city.

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Please note that all on-street parking in Dandenong CBD is metered.

Traffic Management

The following traffic alterations will be in place over the period Monday 16th May to Wednesday 18th May in Dandenong

Road Sectio Type of traffic alteration Start Finish
Lonsdale St - Service Lane Between Walker St & Foster St Closed
No vehicle access
19:00 Mon 16 May 23:00 Tue 17 May
Walker St Between Lonsdale St & Thomas St Road Closed
No vehicle access
23:59 Mon 16 May 01:00 Wed 18 May
Thomas St Between Walker St & Halpin Way Road Closed.
No vehicle access.
19:00 Mon 16 May 23:00 Tue 17 May
Halpin Way Between Mason St & Thomas St Reverse Traffic flow - Westbound only 19:00 Mon 16 May 23:00 Tue 17 May

Getting Here

Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Situated on the Dandenong Creek, it is at the foothill of the Dandenong Ranges and is the main administrative centre for the City of Greater Dandenong local government area. At the 2011 Census, central Dandenong had a population of 24,919.

From Melbourne CBD

By Car:

Follow the M1 Highway southbound towards Dandenong. Take the M3 Eastlink exit and turn onto the Princes highway which leads into Dandenong CBD and Smart Manufacturing 16. The trip should take you roughly 40 minutes.

By Public Transport:

By Train
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) offers regular trains from South Cross Station in Central Melbourne to Dandenong Station. To plan your journey visit the PTV website here!

By Bus
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) offer a large volume of different buses to get in and around Dandenong. To plan your journey visit the PTV website here!

Please note: Travel times may vary due to traffic alternations and bus detours. Plan your journey in advance to allow for these changes.