Is your suburb #1? Find out where it ranks.
We analysed over 130,000 journeys in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane making this the biggest analysis of free parking in Australia.
If you live in one of the worst suburbs you could be spending up to 5 hours looking for free parking each month.
Enter your suburb to find out where your suburb ranks against the worst suburbs for free parking in Australia.
On average it takes 6.6 mins to find a free, unlimited parking spot in Newstead
Use the map to explore and find the best and worst free parking suburbs near you.
We analysed the gps data for 132,000 trips
We excluded any vehicles that had council parking permits or dedicated parking spots like a driveway
We only included trips where the car was ultimately parking in an untimed, free parking spot on the street
We excluded city CBDs from the rankings as there are almost no free, untimed parking spaces
We started the clock when the car entered a 400m radius of where it was parked at the end of the trip
For accuracy, we only included suburbs with over 120 trips recorded in the overall rankings
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