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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

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm
  • Public holidays 10am - 5pm
  • Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and ANZAC Day


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.

Car: The best place for Realm and Town Square visitors to park is within the Eastland carpark. Enter via Gate 5 off Ringwood Street and follow signs to parking for Town Square. The closest accessible parking is located here.

Bike?  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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