Pickup locations

  1. Pickup locations and times are included in call-out SMS and email sent to members.
  2. Members who can attend must reply to call-out SMS message and specify their PICK UP LOCATION, NAME, CLUB (in that order)
  3. Members then receive confirmation they are required via SMS.  *** Please do not proceed to pickup with out this confirmation ***
  4. Confirmed searchers then go to pick up point by specified time.


  • Pick up locations will vary depending on the search location
  • Cars parked at pick up locations at the owner’s risk.
  • It is preferable for searchers to be dropped off at the pick up location if possible
Pickup LocationSearch Area LocationNotes
Northcote Police Station
48 Dennis St, Northcote
All StatePark behind the Police Station in the shopping centre car park, as close as possible to the Police Station fence or back wall.
Assembly point for departure is the foyer of the Police Station on Dennis Street.
Ringwood Police Station, 31 Ringwood St.All statePark at Eastland Level 4 Staff Parking secure area
Enter gate 5 off Ringwood St.
See detailed instructions below
Narre Warren Police Station
8 Coventry Road, Narre Warren
GippslandCarpark directly behind Police Stn, north side of Coventry Rd.
CCTV monitored by police.

Car park north side of Burke St., opposite Warragul Leisure Centre (27 Burke St)
Central and East Gippsland

eg. Baw Baw and further east
Car park is lit at night.
Latrobe Regional Hospital staff car park,
Village Ave, Traralgon
East Gippsland beyond TraralgonFrom Melbourne, turn left off the Hwy. into Village Ave. (traffic lights), between Morwell and Traralgon. The car park is then on the left side of the road, opposite the hospital. The car park is lit at night.
Leongatha Police Station, 8 South Gippsland Hwy.South Gippsland

eg. Wilson’s Promontory


Caltex Service Centre 54 Ash St., Avenel

North East
Northbound, turn left off the Hume Hwy. at Jones St.
Bright Police Station
7 Park St
North East

eg. Mt Hotham
Mt Beauty Police Station,
28 Hollands St
Bogong High Plains
Mansfield Police Station, 92 High St. (Maroondah Hwy.) Mt Buller, The Bluff
Waurn Ponds Police Station
13 - 39 Rossack Drive, Waurn Ponds
South West VictoriaPark in Police/SES compound
Police Stn open 6:00 -10:00 pm
Access: phone 03 5247 3400 (24h)

Ringwood – Eastland Complex

  • Enter gate 5 off Ringwood St (height clearance of 2.2 m) – see photo below
  • Proceed up ramps turning left to security gate on level 3.  This is the entrance to level 4 Staff Parking secure area
  • Your pre-advised car registration will be scanned by camera to allow access
  • Drive in and park in any vacant spot
  • Descend stairs (east of access ramp) to level 2
  • Cross level 2 diagonally towards the up ramp
  • Descend second set of stairs onto Ringwood St and cross road to the Police Station and wait there.

2019-01 Ringwood Eastland gate 5

Eastland map