The Hills District Community Centre - Main Hall

The Hills District Community Centre

Located within beautiful Leslie Patrick Park, in close proximity to the shopping centre, children's playground and sports grounds. This multi-purpose venue is comprised of a medium sized hall stage and 2 separate meeting rooms. The hall and meeting rooms can be booked individually or the entire centre may be booked to ensure exclusive use. 

Main Hall

This medium-sized hall is part of the Hills District Community Centre and is approximately 189 square metres, 14 metres long x 13.5 metres wide. The stage is approximately 21 square metres

There is unrestricted parking, which also includes 2 accessible parking bays located at the front of the Centre. Additional shared parking is available adjacent to the park and playground.

This venue is a self-service model: all hirers are responsible for the setting up/pack-down and cleaning of the venue.

The facility is available for hire between the hours of 6:00 AM and 12:00 AM (midnight).

Accessibility

The Hills District Community Centre  is accessible by wheelchair from the top car park , which includes allocated disability access parking bays. A unisex/wheelchair accessible toilet is located off the breezeway. 

Please inspect the venue prior to booking to ensure the facility meets your accessibility requirements.

Bookings

Regular hire is available at this facility. A regular hirer is an individual or organisation that has bookings on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.  Please note the following: 

  • booking requests are required at least five business days prior to the requested hire date
  • a minimum of 1 hour hire applies to all bookings 
  • bookings can be requested up to one year in advance
  • council may charge a refundable security bond to cover potential damage to the facility during hire. 

How to book

  1. Check availability and complete the online booking request
  2. Review site induction program and complete registration. Note the reference number provided. You will need this number to complete your application.

Equipment

Hall inclusions:

  • 36 rectangular tables 1830 mm x 760 mm
  • 140 chairs
  • whiteboard
  • AV equipment including (cables not supplied):
    • PA system with CD player
    • 1 wireless microphones (2AA batteries required)
    • 1 wireless lapel microphone 

Commercial kitchen inclusions:

  • 100 crockery & cutlery (dinner plate, side plates, bowls, mugs, wine & water glasses) 
  • 30L urn (160 cup)
  • double door glass fridge
  • commercial oven with hot plates
  • microwave
  • dishwasher
  • instant boiling water

Note: No cooking utensils, pots, pans, serving equipment, dishwashing liquid, wash cloths or tea towels are provided.

Fees and charges

Main hall hire fees: including GST
per hour (1 hour minimum) 169511
per day (up to 12 hours) * 169512
Call out fee due to hirer error 139245
Cancellation fees:
7 days or less notice Full hire fees (excluding bond)
8 to 30 days notice 25% of hire fees (excluding bond)
Security bond (refundable): including GST
High risk 118166
Medium risk 65899
Low risk 102543
Main hall/meeting rooms combined hire fees  including GST 
Per hour (1 hour minimum) 169516
Per day (up to 12 hours) * 169518
  • * additional hours charged at hourly rate
  • 50% discount for non-profit/incorporated associations
  • Council may charge a refundable security bond - use the bond calculator to estimate bond payable

Restrictions

  • Hirers are not permitted to sleep in the venue overnight.
  • Equipment may be left in the venue if the hirer has a booking for the following day, or by arrangement with Hall Management.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in, and within 5 metres of, Council venues and 10 metres from the playground, except for designated smoking areas.
  • The use of open flames including but not limited to candles, lanterns or smoke machine is prohibited.
  • Decorative items such as glitter, rice, rose petals, sand or confetti is not permitted.
  • Decorations must not be affixed in any way that may cause damage; this includes, but is not limited to sticky tape, pins or tacks.
  • Animals with the exception of assistance animals, are not permitted in council venues without Council approval.

Venue inspections

Council provides prospective hirers with one inspection prior to booking. Inspections are conducted between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM business days subject to hall availability. Please provide five working days notice from date of submission to preferred date of inspection.

To request an appointment, complete the venue inspection request.

Location

291 Dawson Parade, Arana Hills 4054  View map

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