A place to call home

Ronald McDonald House Nedlands

for families with children undergoing care at Perth Children's Hospital

2 Play Areas
47 Bedrooms
18971 Nights a year

Staying at the house

Ronald McDonald House Nedlands gives kids who are seriously ill or injured the best gift of all – their families. Our House is a warm and supportive home-away-from-home for families of kids travelling to the Perth’s Children’s Hospital or King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Close to the medical facilities of Perth Children’s Hospital and King Edward Memorial Hospital, our House in Nedlands is a state-of-the-art, purpose built home. With 47 invitingly furnished guest rooms and fantastic on-site facilities, we help make the lives of families just that little bit easier.

For information about staying at Ronald McDonald House Nedlands, see RMHC WA's website: www.rmhcwa.org.au/what-we-do/houses/nedlands-house

Make an enquiry

There are two ways to get in touch with us:

Call the House on (08) 9346 9000

Request a referral from a social worker or medical authority.

RMHC WA website: www.rmhcwa.org.au

Keeping our families safe COVID-19

Given the current COVID-19 situation, continuing to provide a safe and supportive environment for families of seriously ill children at our Ronald McDonald Houses and Programs is our absolute priority.

For the latest information please visit rmhc.org.au/covid-19

House location

Located in the leafy suburb of Nedlands, our house is a convenient 300m stroll to Perth Children’s Hospital. Our wonderful location is surrounded by acres of urban greenery, with the magnificent Kings Park and Botanic Garden at the end our street. A 10 minute drive takes you into the heart of Perth CBD.

Contact us

21 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009

Keeping our families safe COVID-19

Given the current COVID-19 situation, continuing to provide a safe and supportive environment for families of seriously ill children at our Ronald McDonald Houses and Programs is our absolute priority.

For the latest information please visit rmhc.org.au/covid-19

How to get there

By train


By car

We are located a 10 minute drive from Perth CBD.

By bus

The 950 bus from Perth CBD will take you directly to Monash Avenue.

House Facilities

We are a state-of-the-art accommodation facility with 47 rooms that can comfortably sleep 190 people every night. Our house comprises of four stories of accommodation with lift access and an array of spacious and comfortable communal areas.

Ronald McDonald House Nedlands is the first building of its kind in Australia to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating and the 2016 winner of a Master Builders-Bankwest Excellence in Construction Award.

Guest rooms

Our 47 spacious and stylishly appointed guest rooms can accommodate families of various sizes. All feature attached ensuite bathrooms. Extra beds and port-a-cots can be made available on request – all you need to do is ask.

Domestic kitchen

Whip up a quick snack or cook up a storm in our domestic kitchen. All families have their own allocated dry goods space as well as a lockable fridge compartment. The common fridge provides milk, food, condiments and other essential food items for families to make use of free of charge. Our House also offers a commercial kitchen equipped with commercial grade stainless steel appliances and dishwashers where our catering supervisors and volunteers prepare the evening meal.

BHP Billiton Dining Room

Located on the First Floor, the BHP Billiton Dining Room is perfect for families to share meals as friends and enjoy the home-made goodies provided by our three volunteer-run meal programs, Home for Dinner, Lovin’ from the Oven and the Big Breakfast.


Located on the First Floor, the Laundry provides washing and drying facilities for families to use with 24/7 accessibility. Laundry powder is provided at no cost and there are clotheslines located outside the laundry for drying also.

Stan Perron Foundation Playroom

Located on the First Floor, the Play Room has a selection of toys, puzzles and games for younger children. There is also direct access to the rear courtyard where kids can enjoy the playground equipment

Outdoor spaces

The outdoor life in Perth is glorious, so our House had to have an emphasis on fun, functional and inviting outdoor spaces.  The rear courtyard features children’s play equipment and an attractive outdoor dining setting. The front courtyard provides a lovely setting for the landscaping, outdoor artworks and sculptures.

Bass Family Foundation Learning Centre

This is where our Bindi Bindi Playgroup and Work of Heart Program classes and educational activities take place. For more details,  about our Ronald McDonald Learning Program please see the information under the Our Programs section.

Recreation Room

The Third Floor Recreation Room is a space devoted especially to our teenage guests and their interests, providing a place for fun team activities and healthy social development. The Teen Den (also located on the Third Floor) is designed as a chill-out zone for the older kids in the House and contains video game consoles including an X-Box and Play Station.


Exercise is an invaluable tool for coping with stress, and guests (over 16yrs of age) are encouraged to make use of the excellent cardio training and weights equipment available.

FMG Rooftop Garden

Crowning the top of the House on Level Four, our rooftop provides a sunlit sanctuary for young and old with a Fairy Garden, activity panels and quiet, shaded places for reflection.

Shuttle Bus

A regular shuttle bus is in operation between RMH Nedlands, Perth Children’s Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Perth Airport from 7.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday. We recommend signing up in advance at the Welcome Desk to secure your seat.

Family Liaison Officers

Our Family Liaison Officers (FLOs) are your main point of contact at the House 24/7. We have a wonderfully enthusiastic team who are more than happy to help you out with your questions and requests.

House Programs

Ronald McDonald House Nedlands relies on the work of our volunteers and the financial support of individual and corporate donations.

Without their generous contributions, we would be unable to keep our doors open to families in need 365 days a year. Thanks to the public, we’ve been able to continually expand our operations to help more families. 

There are many ways you can contribute to Ronald McDonald House Nedlands. 

Get Involved

Discuss how you, your organisation, school or business can help and become involved.

Call us:  (08) 9346 9000

Email us:  ourhouse.wa@rmhc.org.au


"We are very fortunate to have volunteers that we can count on and whose selfless spirit helps the families of our House every day."

We always need more helping hands to assist us in the everyday operations of the House, our Family Room and fundraising events. If you’re interested in volunteering for a charity and want to make a difference in the lives of others, we would love to hear from you.

Group Volunteering

Volunteering is even more rewarding when you get to share your achievements with others. Whether you’re with your co-workers, family, friends or members of a club or organisation, volunteering can be a great team-building experience.

Our Group volunteers also contribute to our Home for Dinner, Lovin from the Oven and the Big Breakfast programs. 

Books On Beds

Help us put ‘Books on beds’ every night by donating new books for the kids. We also love filling the bookshelves around our Nedlands and Perth Children’s Hospital Houses with new reads for the parents

Arts & Crafts

Our Learning Centre is always in need of art and craft supplies ranging from pencils, markers, crayons, paint, glue, colouring in books, activity books and pencil cases.

Office Stationery

To assist with the day-to-day operations of Ronald McDonald House Nedlands, we are happy to accept donations of paper and stationery items to assist with the running of our Nedlands House Business Centre.