Entertainment Precinct on level 6 Starlight express room

Starlight Express Room

The Starlight Express Room is a bright, happy place that looks and feels nothing like a hospital. It’s where Captain Starlight and a team of amazing volunteers create a world of fun with games, arts, crafts, singing and dancing.

Whether you’re in hospital for an appointment, a day, or for a longer stay, you can pop in, spend time together and enjoy all the fun and games. Brothers, sisters and whole families are welcome.

In the evening, the Starlight Express Room hosts Livewire, a teen-only chill-out zone where young people can build friendships, feel independent and connect with others who understand what they’re going through.

Entertainment Precinct on level 6 Starlight express room

Opening times

Monday to Friday:


Monday to Friday:

Who can go?

The Starlight Express Room is suitable for all children and young people. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

How to find it

Finding the Starlight Room is easy. Simply make your way to Level 6 using either the A Lifts or B Lifts. Once you arrive. Once you arrive, follow the purple feathers on the floor.

Entertainment precinct virtual tour

More fun and activities provided by the Starlight Children’s Foundation

  • Captain Starlight visits and Rocket Rounds
  • Livewire online
  • Livewire ward and clinic visits

Can’t leave your room at the moment?

You can still have fun, even if you can’t leave your room. We can bring activities straight to your bedside, including books, toys, games, art and craft, or a visit from the Clown Doctors. There’s even a Patient Entertainment System that gives you access to free-to-air TV, Foxtel, radio and the Internet.

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About Starlight Children’s Foundation

At Starlight, we know that happiness matters to kids facing the pain, fear and stress of serious illness. That’s why for over 30 years, we’ve worked in partnership with health professionals to bring the fun, joy and laughter that helps sick kids be kids.

We help kids of all ages regardless of disability, injury or illness because what happens in childhood lasts a lifetime. We believe in happiness because it matters to sick kids’ health.

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