Rooms for hire
Meetings and gatherings
A selection of rooms are available for hire to the public. To find out more about hiring these spaces, please direct your enquiries to the contacts listed below.
All commercial parties hiring City facilities are required to provide proof of $10 million public liability insurance before booking can be confirmed.
Individuals and small community groups unable to provide insurance cover, may apply to be covered under the City's Community Engagement Liability Policy at the following rates:
- Level 1 (Venue booking fee less than $400 excluding GST): $25 per booking
- Level 2 (Venue booking fee between $400 and $1,600 excluding GST): $100 per booking
- Level 3 (Venue booking fee greater than $1,600): $200 per booking.
A flat rate applies to use a City library for a book launch. Reduced rates may apply for local authors. Contact the library team for details. Rates include GST.
- Up to 1 hour: $108
- 1 to 2 hours: $216
- Site supervision during library opening hours: $37 per hour, per supervisor
- Site supervision outside library opening hours: $58.50 per hour, per supervisor.
Benledi Meeting Room
186 Glebe Point Rd
Glebe NSW 2037
Visit the community venues for hire page for booking and fee information.
Brown Street Community Hall
(Above Newtown Library)
8–10 Brown Street
Newtown NSW 2042
Visit the Newtown community venues for hire page for booking and fee information.
Surry Hills Library and Community Centre
405 Crown Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Visit the Surry Hills community venues for hire page for more information.
Ultimo Community Centre Meeting Rooms
(Rooms adjacent to Ultimo Library)
40 William Henry Street
Corner Harris Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
Wheelchair access and toilets
Visit the community venues for hire page for more information.
Last updated: Tuesday, 17 May 2016