Harry Jensen Centre

Harry Jensen Centre

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Discover a new green space in Millers Point and join us to celebrate the launch of Nita McCrae Park on Saturday 28 October 2017 from 11am to 1pm.

What's On

Community venue in Millers Point

Harry Jensen Community Centre is located at Millers Point, right near The Rocks.

It hosts several community activities during business hours. A community worker on site also provides support and referrals to services, including housing, counselling and home care.

Facilities available at the centre include computers and WiFi, washing machine/dryer and showers.

The centre also has a room available for hire during weeknights and weekends that is ideal for hosting community events and gatherings. 


Contacts

17 Argyle Street
Millers Point NSW 2000
Community services02 9244 3696Venue hire02 9265 9333Booking enquiries form

Community services

The City of Sydney's official event guide, What's On, has details of all events and activities at the Harry Jensen Centre.

  • Lunch: Monday to Friday, $6.
  • Justice of the Peace: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Bookings essential.
  • Day trips: Monthly, free.
  • Fishing trips: Monthly, free.
  • Art class: Friday, 10am–1pm, $5.
  • Computer class: Wednesday, 10am–midday, $5.
  • Zumba: Monday, 10am–11am, free.
  • Guitar lessons and jam session: Monday, 3pm–4.30pm, Free.

Venue hire information

Suitable for meetings, training programs and discussion groups. The centre is next to Abraham Mott Hall with a northerly aspect and direct access to a verandah and small garden.

It is available for hire Monday to Friday from 5pm to midnight and on weekends from 7am to midnight.

Dimensions

The room is 10 metres by 8 metres.

Capacity

  • dinner: 30 people
  • cocktail party: 50 people
  • theatre: 40 people.

Facilities

A pool room with bar fridge and a kitchen with:

  • dishwasher
  • microwave
  • water cooler
  • instant hot water (Zip system).

Equipment

  • 6 trestle tables (each seats 6 people)
  • 3 square tables (each seats 4 people)
  • 45 chairs
  • ceiling fan
  • free WiFi. 

Special considerations

  • Noise needs to be kept to a minimum, residential area.
  • Additional cleaning can be arranged.
  • Some functions may require additional security.
  • Alcohol is not permitted.

Accessibility

Wheelchair access is available at the main entrance and the toilet is accessible.

Transport and parking

  • Circular Quay station is within walking distance.
  • Bus route 311 stops at the Millers Point terminus at the front of the building.
  • Limited 2-hour parking.
  • Several parking stations are located in The Rocks area.

Standard room hire fees

  • weekdays until 5pm: $43 per hour
  • weekdays after 5pm, all day on weekends and on public holidays: $47 per hour
  • day rate (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm only): $258 per day
  • weekend full day rate, including public holidays (8am to midnight): $470 per day
  • community hire rate: 50% discount on standard hire rate.

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire.

Additional charges

  • security deposit – a bond equivalent to 4 weeks rental charged at commencement of recurring bookings and is based on hire rate applicable at time of booking
  • election surcharge: $1,170 per election
  • cleaning fee: quotation available on request
  • security fee: quotation available on request
  • room set-up fee: quotation available on request
  • portable PA hire: $250 security deposit per booking
  • wedding surcharge: booking fee + 10 per cent
  • lighting rig operator (Glebe Town Hall only)
  • additional site inspection (2 included per booking): $75
  • self help groups – 50% discount applies to community/not-for-profit organisations/social enterprise fee – available to self-help and support groups on application only (conditions apply)

Contacts

For more information please contact:

Community Venues Unit
02 9265 9333

Last updated: Tuesday, 17 October 2017