Deakin Edge

Deakin Edge, Fed Square

  • AddressFed Square, Cnr Swanston St & Flinders St.
  •  Melbourne
    VIC 3000
  • Phone03 9655 1900

This stunning Fed Square theatre offers views across the Yarra River to the Arts Centre spire, the MCG and Alexandra Gardens and is the home of many of Melbourne Writers Festival’s most exciting events.

Deakin Edge has lift access and is wheelchair accessible. Arrangements can also be made to enter from the Fed Square car park. Accessible toilets can be found in the Atrium, which is located next to the Deakin Edge. Deakin Edge is easily accessible on foot from the Flinders St entrance to the Atrium. From the main plaza, take the steps or lift down into the Atrium. The Atrium is wheelchair accessible with Flinders St offering the best point of entry. Alternatively enter from Fed Square's main plaza, via steps or a lift to the Atrium. The undulating surface of Fed Square's main plaza is made up of sandstone cobblestones, with a marked access path. Please contact us if you have access requirements, or tell us your access requirements when you buy your tickets.

Take Yarra Trams route 1, 3, 3A, 5, 6, 8, 16, 64, 67 or 72 to stop number 13; or route 35, 70 or 75 to stop number 5. Flinders St is the closest train station, immediately opposite Fed Square. Coaches may drop off and pick up students from Russell St Extension which is accessible via Flinders St. Further transport information is available through the Public Transport Victoria Journey Planner at

Public car parking is available at Fed Square and in Flinders Ln. The Fed Square car park is accessible via the main entrance on Russell St Extension, or via the service road on Batman Ave.

Deakin Edge, Fed Square