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Council has a range of community halls and venues available for hire.

Halls and venues are hired regularly for a range of community activities such as playgroups, dance, fitness, wellbeing or music classes, as well as events such as balls, school musicals, expos or craft stalls.

These venues are also available for private or commercial hire for events such as weddings, functions and training sessions. Please note that private parties are not permitted in any of the halls or venues after 6:00pm.

Depending on the type of booking, you may be required to complete an Event Activity Form which details any supporting information that may be required to be submitted with your booking.  

Before booking please take the time to read Council's community halls and facilities conditions of hire (PDF,169kB). 

If you would like to make a booking enquiry, please click on 'Book a Council venue'.

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City Hall - Maryborough

Established in 1908, City Hall is located in the heart of Maryborough's Central Business District and is in close proximity to two multi-space car parks.

The City Hall comprises the Auditorium, Reception Room, and Committee Room, all of which are available for hire.

City Hall rooms are wheelchair accessible.

City Hall - Auditorium

 

Please note: The Auditorium is booked until 31 January 2020; it is scheduled to reopen 1 February 2020.

The Maryborough City Hall Auditorium is one of the region's longest running entertainment venues.

The Auditorium can cater for a variety of large functions including balls, weddings, school musicals, expo's and sale of goods. 

The Auditorium is approximately 15m wide x 30m long with a stage and two offset dressing rooms.

The City Hall Auditorium has a weight loading of 500kg per square metre maximum and 300kg per square metre for the Stage area.  Nothing over this weight loading limit can be placed on either the Auditorium floor or the stage area.

Seating capacity

  • 560 persons (theatre style) + 170 persons in Gallery
  • 350 persons (tables/chairs)

Please note:
Theatre style and tables/chairs:  This hall contains a maximum of 300 chairs. If the seating capacity exceeds 300, it is the Hirer’s responsibility to organise additional chairs.
Gallery:  A maximum of 170 seats are available in the Gallery

Resources

  • Bar and cold room
  • Kitchen including dishwasher, stove and refrigerator
  • Zippee boil
  • Crockery & cutlery (minimum 250 people)
  • Stage Lighting
  • Audio sound system – strictly by prior arrangement only
  • Lecturn – strictly by prior arrangement only
  • Piano – Upright and Grand – strictly by prior arrangement only
  • Ceiling fans
  • Tables and chairs – Refer to Seating Capacity section above for more information

2019/20 hire fees

Hire fee Amount
Hourly rate - per hour  $66.00
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours $660.00
Security bond (refundable) $300.00

 

Concessional rate Amount
Hourly rate - per hour  $33.00
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours $330.00
Security bond (refundable) $150.00

City Hall - Reception Room 

   

The Reception room is located on the first floor and is accessible via the stairwell directly opposite the Tourist Information Centre entrance, or via the lift.

The room contains a retractable dividing wall to create two separate areas within (if required) and offers the exclusive use of the adjoining kitchenette and restroom facilities.

This room can comfortably cater for a variety of seating configurations making it ideal for meetings, training sessions, interviews and functions.

Seating capacity

  • 40 persons
  • A variety of seating configurations

Resources

  • Kitchenette (no cooking facilities)
  • Refrigerator
  • Zippee boil
  • Basic tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Whiteboard
  • Tables and chairs – Refer Seating capacity section above for more information

2019/20 hire fees

Hire fee Amount
Hourly rate - per hour  $36.00
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours  $360.00
Security bond (refundable) $300.00

 

Concessional rate Amount
Hourly rate - per hour  $18.00
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours  $180.00
Security bond (refundable) $150.00

 

City Hall - Commitee Room 

The Committee room is located on the first floor and is accessible via the left or right hand stairwell directly opposite the main entrance, or via the lift.

The room contains an oval boardroom table that seats up to 10, making it ideal for smaller size meetings or interviews.

The room offers the use of the adjoining kitchenette (Alderman Room).

 

Seating capacity

  • 10 persons

Resources

  • Kitchenette (Alderman Room)
  • No cooking facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Zippee boil
  • Basic tea and coffee facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Data projector/screen
  • Tables and chairs – Refer Seating capacity section above for more information

2019/20 hire fees

Hire fee Amount
Hourly rate - per hour $23.00
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours $230.00
Security bond (refundable) $300.00

 

Concessional rate Amount
Hourly rate  $11.50
Daily rate - minimum 10 hours $115.00
Security bond (refundable) $150.00