What you need to know about car parks in Australia

A few weeks ago, we reported on a scheme in which the NSW government would fund car parks for the elderly, which has become an online sensation.

But what are car parks?

And how are they set up?

This is the second of a three-part series about car park sites.

Read moreAbout the author: Sarah White is a business consultant who has worked in the industry for 10 years.

She is the co-author of The Best Way to Drive Your Car: The Essential Guide to the Best Car Parks for Families and Travel.