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Realm is a welcoming place, which cultivates participation and community togetherness. Realm is owned and managed by Maroondah City Council, and is the the centrepiece of Council's Ringwood Town Square precinct, surrounded by open air gathering spaces, cafés and retail shops.

Realm includes:


Hours of operation

  • 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am to 5pm Saturday, Sunday and most public holidays
  • Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and ANZAC Day
  • See Public Holiday operating hours


BizHub, a business resource hub, offers businesses access to education, skills and business development. Activated, collaborative workspaces and learning and development programs will support business growth and success.

BizHub includes:

  • BizHub Business Resource Centre
  • Activated collaborative spaces
  • Training and development programs

See the BizHub website

Location and how to get there

179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood
Realm is opposite Ringwood Station. 
See location map

Public transport

 Realm is directly opposite Ringwood Station and the bus interchange, with direct links to both the Belgrave and Lilydale train lines.



The best place for Realm and Town Square visitors to park is within the Eastland carpark. When arriving to Eastland, enter from Ringwood Street at West Gate 5Immediately veer left up the single lane ramp an then left again up the dual lane ramp. This will bring you to the designated undercover Town Square carpark (Level 3M, Entry Z).

You will need to take a short stroll across town square, past the restaurants to Realm.

Please note: that Eastland runs a paid carparking system. View Eastland parking rates


 The EastLink, Mullum Mullum and Heathmont Trails are all major shared trails that provide easy access to Realm. Bicycle parking is available in the Easland carpark closest to Town Square. See VicRoads bicycle routes


  • Realm is a fully accessible building and features a lift to assist users to move from the ground level through to levels one and two
  • Realm features a Changing Places restroom on level one, which provides:
    • a height adjustable adult-sized changing bench
    • a tracking hoist system
    • showering facilities
    • a safe and clean environment.
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