Rooms for hire

Rooms for hire

Meetings and gatherings

The City of Sydney has a selection of rooms available for hire to the public. To find out more about hiring these spaces, please direct your enquiries to the contacts listed below.

Insurance

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.

Book launches

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 do not include GST.

  • Up to 1 hour: $105
  • 1 to 2 hours: $210
  • Site supervision within opening hours: $36 per hour, per supervisor
  • Site supervision outside library opening hours: $57 per hour, per supervisor.

Glebe Library

Benledi Meeting Room

186 Glebe Point Rd
Glebe NSW 2037

Visit the community venues for hire page for booking and fee information.

Newtown

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

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

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.

Sydney City

Customs House Library Community Meeting Room

Level 2, 31 Alfred Street
Circular Quay NSW 2001
Wheelchair access and toilets

Monday to Friday: 10am - 7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am - 4pm
Seats: 42

Fees

Monday to Friday until 5pm: $40 per hour
Monday to Friday after 5pm, weekends and public holidays: $57 per hour
Day rate (Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm): $240 per hour
Weekend and public holiday day rate: $570
Community hire rate: 50 per cent discount.

Contacts

Marie Crilley
02 9242 8567

 

Last updated: Friday, 2 May 2014