Waverley Council provides a range of venues throughout the area that are available for hire by the community, cultural organisations, businesses and private individuals. The facilities are ideal for accommodating a range of different functions including seminars, corporate presentations, product launches, training sessions, workshops, auctions, exhibitions, leisure activities, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and children's birthday parties.
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Waverley Council owned and operated properties
Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach 2026 Contact & telephone number- 8362 3400 Facilities available - Theatre, Amphitheatre, Exhibition Gallery, Seagull Room, Hightide Room, Art Workshop, Music Studios. Smoking not permitted. Cost and availability- Full details on application. (Council Pricing Policy) Kitchen facilities- No kitchen facilities Seagull Room. Kitchen available for High Tide Room. Suitable for- A variety of activities Bondi Pavilion Venue Hire
Bondi Waverley School of Arts
138 Bondi Road, Bondi 2026 Available Monday - Saturday 9:00am- 9:30pm Contact & telephone number for bookings & viewing - call Waverley RCCS Administration on 9386 7709. Facilities available - Hall and two meeting rooms Cost and availability - On application. Costs vary (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access- No Suitable for - A variety of activities e.g. rehearsals, classes, small group meetings
Kimberley Reserve Community Centre
Military Road, Dover Heights 2030 PO Box 9 Bondi Junction 1355 Contact & telephone number - 9369 8000 Facilities available - Community Centre seats 20, chairs available. Set in quiet park. Bus at gate, street parking. Smoking and alcohol not permitted. Room approximately7.5m x6m. Bar fridge. No cooking/heating facilities. Cost and availability - See application form. Available Weekends only. (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access- Level access toilets Kitchen facilities- Small domestic kitchen Suitable for- Meetings, Children's birthday parties Conditions and Application Form Photos: 1
The Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre
Waverley Park, Bondi Rd, Bondi Junction.| Contact & telephone number- 9389 5010 or email@example.com Facilities available- Grandstand, community room, club rooms, sports kiosk and indoor sports court. Cost and availability –Fees and charges for the various facilities available to hire have been set to ensure affordability for everyone in the community. Click here to view our guide. Disability access - Yes Kitchen facilities - Yes. Suitable for- clubs and groups for sport and recreation activities, civic functions, meetings, training and conferences.
Mill Hill Centre
31-33 Spring St, Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number- 9386 7999. Facilities available- Facilities available - Hall seats 100-120 people; tables, chairs provided. Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 seat 20 and 40 respectively; chairs, tables, whiteboards provided. Rooms A and B seat 10 each and can be combined. Cost and availability – Hall, rooms A and B: weekdays 9am-5pm: no fee, reserved for seniors. Rooms 1 and 2: weekdays 9am-5pm: no fee, reserved for non-profit organisations. All rooms: 5pm-midnight and weekends: varying hourly rates. (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access - Yes. Kitchen facilities- Yes; bring your own tea etc. Suitable for- Workshop, meetings, forums, training or community cultural social activities only. Photos Conditions and Application Form
Waverley Library - Ron Lander Centre
32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number- 9386 7777 Facilities available- Exhibition Centre, Children's Activity Room, Meeting Rooms, Theatrette seats 80. Smoking not permitted Cost and availability- Full details on application. (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access- Yes Suitable for- Meetings, Workshops, Training sessions, Exhibitions
Wairoa Ave Community Centre
Cnr Wairoa Ave & Brighton Bvd, North Bondi 2026 PO Box 9 Bondi Junction 1355 General Inquiries 9369 8000 Functions available - Large airy room approximately 5m x 8m, microwave, fridge, some chair and tables, vinyl floor. Covered veranda. Some outdoor furniture supplied. Large outdoor play area including sandpit. Close to bus routes, street parking. Smoking and alcohol not permitted. Cost and availability - See application form. Available weekends only. (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access - Level access Kitchen facilities - Small domestic kitchen Suitable for - Children's birthday parties Conditions and Application Form Photos: 12
Waverley Council Chambers Meeting Rooms
Bondi Road, Bondi Junction 2022 PO Box 9 Bondi Junction 1355 Contact & telephone number- Business, Services & Property 9369 8003 Facilities available- Tamarama Room 5.6m x 9.7m seats up to 80, Queens Park Room 7.8m x 7.5m seats up to 80, Rooms combined cocktail setting up to 200. 20 tables and 120 chairs. Security guard. Extensive views. Up to 20 car spaces at rear. Smoking not permitted on balcony. Bondi Room fits 15 people for a meeting and Rose Bay Room fits 8 people for a meeting. Cost and availability- Community groups at cost. Private and commercial hire of whole floor available at competitive rates. (Council Pricing Policy) Disability access- Lift toilets and shower Kitchen facilities- full commercial kitchen and bar. Suitable for- Meetings, Workshops, Training sessions, Seminars. Photos: 1234 5
Waverley Council owned properties operated by licensees
Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club
Operated by Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club, Inc. Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach PO Box 7007, Bondi Beach NSW 2026 Tel: 9300 9279- www.bondisurfclub.com Facilities available- Scenic Lounge, Lower hall Cost and availability- On application, costs vary Kitchen facilities- Catering at extra cost Suitable for- Product launches, conferences, seminars, receptions, etc.
Waverley Council has a Sustainable Events Policy to ensure that events held at Council owned venues or that are held by Council externally have minimal impact on the environment.The Policy aims to assist event organisers - from sporting events to parties to training sessions - minimise waste, energy and water use and protect the local biodiversity.
The Policy and supporting documents apply to:
All Waverley Council activities requiring booking, hiring or permit for use of Council or private venues, public open space or sports fields. Community activities requiring a Council licence or permit for use of public open space. Community activities requiring a Council licence or permit for use of sports fields. Commercial fitness groups and personal trainers requiring a Council permit. Community activities requiring hiring of Council owned and operated venues. Community activities requiring a special event licence from Council.
Independently owned and operated properties (Including properties owned by other Councils)
AJC Convention & Exhibition Centre
Alison Road, Randwick 2031 Contact & telephone number- 9663 8500 Fax 9662 4071 Facilities available- 12 flexible function rooms most with natural light and views over racecourse. Seats up to 1000 for dinner, 1500 for theatre style. Ample free parking Cost and availability- On application. Costs vary Disability access- Lift escalators toilets and showers Kitchen facilities- All in-house catering team Suitable for- Dinners, conferences, exhibitions, car launches Birthdays, Weddings AJC website
All Saints Church Hall
85 Ocean Street, Woollahra, N.S.W. 2025 Contact & telephone number- Amanda Wharton 9327-1468 Facilities available- The Hall has wooden floors, chairs, and toilets. There is a Overhead projector, Whiteboard, Video, Television and a piano. There is limited parking. Cost and availability- $20 per hour min. charge Kitchen facilities- Kitchen available Suitable for- Not available for Children's parties.
Bondi Bowls Club
Barracluff Park, Warners Ave, North Bondi, 2026 Contact & telephone number- 02 9130-2383 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or see Bondi bowls Club website Facilities available-A bowling club with 3 greens, bar facilities and large function room for social evenings. Suitable for- Weddings, parties & Corporate Events
Bondi - Waverley Squash Club
8 Denison Street Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number- Matthew Woodward 9387 1452 Facilities available- The Club has 4 Squash courts available for hire, it also has a pool table and a bar. It is a registered club. There is a function room for hire.
Bondi Beach Public School
Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach 2026 Contact & telephone number- 9130 2116 Facilities available- several rooms, outdoor courtyard, 20 car spaces, basketball courts Cost and availability- on application, costs vary. Disability access- Ramps Kitchen facilities- Yes Suitable for- Adult education, martial arts / yoga, art shows etc.
Bondi Public School
Wellington St, Bondi 2026 Contact & telephone number- 9130 6998 Facilities available- Hall, equipped with chairs Cost and availability- on application. Costs vary Disability access- Yes Suitable for- Community groups providing educational, cultural and leisure activities. Also private businesses
113 MacPherson St, Bronte 2024 Contact & telephone number- Margaret Harper 9389 7544 Facilities available- Pacific Room, seats 120, dance floor Ocean views Cost and availability- Full details on application. Kitchen facilities- Catering on Application Suitable for- Engagements, Weddings 21st 's etc...
Located in McKell Park, 159 Darling Point Rd, Darling Point. Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Canonbury Cottage can be hired in conjunction with adjacent McKell Park for social gatherings, weddings, photography etc. Availability: Canonbury Cottage is available for hire from sunrise to sunset, seven days a week. Facilities available: Very cosy room downstairs and small upstairs room. Kitchen facilities including fridge and kettle, tables and chairs. Suitable for: Social events, recreational activities and community groups. The upstairs offices are available on application. Inside area of the cottage is very cosy. Woollahra Council Venues hire
Church in the Market Place
400 Oxford St Mall (cnr Newland St), Bondi Junction NSW 2022 Contact & telephone number- 9387 2300, Email: email@example.com Facilities available- several rooms for groups of 10 to 400 Kitchen facilities- kitchen available For further information see CMP website
Cooper Park Community Hall
12 Cooper Park Road, Bellevue Hill, 2300, NSW Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Located in the peaceful grounds of Cooper Park. One large room with wooden floors. Availability: Available for hire 5.30pm to 9pm Fridays and 9am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday. The venue is also available during some school holiday periods. Facilities: Toilets, wheelchair access ramp, playground at rear. Chairs and trestle tables. Kitchen with fridge and microwave Suitable for: Children's parties, music practice, recreational and group gatherings of up to 70 people Internet: Woollahra Council Venues hire
EJ Ward Community Centre
189 Underwood Street, Paddington NSW 2021 Contact & telephone number: Woollahra Council Venue Coordinator, 9391 7170 Information: Rooms and offices are available for community and private use, including a large upstairs room, lounge room, kitchen and dining room – to accommodate between 15 to 40 people. Availability: Available for hire from 7am to 9pm, seven days a week. The lounge room, courtyard and kitchen are shared areas from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday Facilities available: Large room (12m x 5m) with timber floors, 3 large tables and whiteboard, seats up to 40 people. Charming lounge opens to sunny courtyard, with 2 sofas, table and some chairs. Tables and chairs in courtyard - suitable for 15 people. Dining room has 7 tables and seats 30 people.Suitable for: Community and private functions. Internet: Woollahra Council Community Centres
Easts Function Centre
93-97 Spring St, Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number - Sales Executive 9386 3209 Facilities available - The l Harbour Terrace featuring a timber-decked balcony with glimpses of the Sydney skyline, seats up to 150. The grander Bondi Room, which is perfect for larger banquet celebration, it seats up to 320. Room can also be sub divided into four upon request. Cost & availability - Room hire starts from $400. Packages available from $18 /person. Suitable for - Corporate events, working luncheons, cocktail parties,birthdays, weddings, and so much more. Catering - Fully inclusive menus available and complimented by a selection of local and imported wines from Easts extensive cellar. Further information available at Easts Leagues Club
Elizabeth Bay House
7 Onslow Avenue, Elizabeth Bay 2011 Contact & telephone number- Matt Adamson (02) 8239 2288 firstname.lastname@example.org Facilities available- The Hall and Saloon can be hired for events of 40 (banquet) or 100 (cocktail), the Dining Room seats a maximum of 24. Cost and availability - $1,900 for Hall and Saloon, $1,900 for Dining Room. Elizabeth Bay House is available for Venue Hire outside of Museum opening hours only. Suitable for- Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions, Cocktail and Dinner Parties, Product Launches and Corporate Cocktail events. Available, upon application, as a location for filming and photography. Internet –http://venues.hht.net.au Further details
Gap Bluff Centre – Function Centre
Sydney Harbour National Park; Cliff Street, Watsons Bay N.S.W. 2000 Contact & telephone number- Lana Latimer 9337-2333 Facilities available- The Armoury holds 140 people for dinner and 250 for a cocktail reception. The Officers Mess holds 140 for a cocktail reception. Presentation equipment is available. Cost and availability- Price on application Kitchen facilities- There is a preferred caterer with set menus and prices. Suitable for- Not available for Children's parties
Holdsworth Community Centre
64 Holdsworth Street, Woollahra 2025 Contact & telephone number- For all enquiries phone 9363 5957 or email: email@example.com Information: The Holdsworth Community Centre (HCC) works to enhance the well being of the community by providing a range of programs and services that are responsive to the identified needs of all residents living within the Woollahra LGA and surrounding suburbs. Programs target especially those disadvantaged by age, disability, income or social isolation, families with young children and for those who are carers for others. Facilities available: (1)Large meeting room; (2) Small hall, kitchen and extensive outdoor areas. Disability access. Availability (1): Meeting room available evenings and weekends Suitable for: Training sessions; Community meetings; Discussion groups; AGMs Availability (2): Hall and Kitchen etc available for parties Saturday AM and PM and Sunday PM only. Suitable for: Children's parties for 12 year olds and under. Internet: Woollahra Council Community Centres
Mill Hill Hotel
59 Oxford St Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number- 9389 3281 firstname.lastname@example.org Facilities available- Two bars and large bistro area. Licensed hotel premises. All guests must be 18 years of age, Cost and availability- No exclusive use. Booking advisable Kitchen facilities- In-house caterer Suitable for- Dinners, cocktails, business lunches.
PO Box A490, South Sydney 2000 Contact & telephone number- F Levy 9745 4522 Facilities available- Hall Saturday/Sunday night only Cost and availability- on application. Costs vary Kitchen facilities- Kosher catering only Suitable for- Weddings, lectures etc
National Council of Jewish Women of Australia
111- 113 Queen Street, Woollahra 2025 Telephone: 9363 0257; Email:email@example.com Facilities available- The Centre has 2 Halls for hire. Large function hall seats up to 450 with a stage, sound system, lectern, piano and dance floor. Chairs and round tables or trestles are provide. Small function hall has wooden floors and accommodates up to 50 people. Cost and availability- On application Kitchen facilities- Kosher caterers only. Kosher wine may be served. Suitable for- Receptions, parties, meetings, auctions
Paddington Town Hall
Cnr Oxford Street and Oatley Rd, Paddington 2021 Contact & telephone number- 9265 9189 Facilities available- Grand Hall and Foyer Bar with capacity for 750 pax standing, 500 banquet. Balcony overlooking Oxford Street. Cost and availability- On application Disability access- Yes Kitchen facilities- Large commercial kitchen with open catering policy to all Restaurant and Catering NSW Gold Licenced Caterers Suitable for- Banquet Dinners, Cocktail events, Weddings, Exhibitions. Website - City of Sydney Council venues
Randwick Boys High
Cnr Rainbow and Avoca Streets, Randwick N.S.W. 2035 Contact & telephone number- Mrs Freeman 9666 7551 Facilities available- Randwick Boys High hall & gymnasium, oval, cricket nets, tennis & basketball courts for hire. Cost and availability- $50 per hour for hall, $35 per hour for gymnasium, $15 per hour for outdoor courts.
Rose Bay Cottage
Woollahra Golf Course Workman’s Cottage, O'Sullivan Road, Bellevue Hill NSW Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Shared entrance with Woollahra Golf Course. Cottage and adjoining playground are fenced off and appropriate for children's parties (5 and under). One room. Availability: Available for hire from 9am to 8pm. Facilities available: Lounges (x2), chairs for children and adults, some tables. Sunshade over soft-fall play area. Wheelchair access. Baby change area. Kitchen with fridge and microwave. Suitable for: Playgroups, children's parties (5 and under), birthing classes, small gatherings and recreational activities for up to 35 people. Internet: Woollahra Council Venues hire
Wairoa Reserve, Wairoa Ave, Bondi Beach(cnr Hastings Pde) Contact & telephone number- 0466 963 456, email preferred - firstname.lastname@example.org Facilities available- Large open area, timber floor; adj to playground, close to Bondi Beach. On-street parking. Cost and availability- Sliding scales and discounts for long-term/regular hirers and start-up businesses. Disability access- Feasible - please discuss Kitchen facilities- Large kitchen, lot of bench space, large fridge, hotplates/oven, microwave Suitable for- Parties, Book and Garage Sales, Meetings, dancing, craft shows, etc Restriction- The responsible hirer must be aged 21 yrs or more, with photo ID & proof of current residency.
St Joseph's Parish Centre Hall
10 Albert Street, Edgecliff 2027 Contact & telephone number- Ms Nan Kelly 9363 2400 Facilities available- The Hall has seating for approximately 100 people. Cost and availability- $30 per hour minimum. Kitchen facilities- There are kitchen facilities and toilets. Suitable for- The hall is suitable for adult activities of a community or charitable nature. Not available for Children's parties
Hotel Bondi Beach Campbell Parade (Cnr Beach Rd) Bondi Beach 2026 PO Box 219 Bondi Beach Contact & telephone number- 9365 5666 Facilities available- A 4.5 star international deluxe hotel that offers a total of 17 function rooms, which cater for six to 400 people. Venues include the Bellevue Terrace and Promenade Room, which provide natural light and the more traditional Pavilion Ballroom. Private dining area in the Epic Cove. Some venues include views over Bondi Beach. In-house Multimedia and Audiovisual Manager. Cost and availability- Full details on application Disability access- All function rooms on one level. Accessible toilets, ramps and lifts. Kitchen facilities- Full in-house catering available. Menus and catering packages on application. Suitable for- Conferences & Meetings, Training & Workshops, Banquets, Weddings, Private Dining, Cocktail Parties Internet website
Sydney Cricket Ground / Sydney Football Stadium
Moore Park Road, Paddington 2021 GPO Box 150, Sydney 2001 Contact & telephone number- Amanda Schembri (02) 9380 0173 Facilities available- Two 40,000 seat stadiums. Over 20 function rooms. Cricket Centre auditorium up to 1000. Fully equipped lecture theatre. Fitness centre. 750 car spaces Cost and availability- on application. Costs vary Disability access- Lift, toilets and reserved viewing areas Kitchen facilities- on site caterer Suitable for- large outdoor events, dinner dances, dinners, cocktails, business lunches, seminars, product launches. Internet - Sydney Cricket Ground website
The Temple Emanuel Synagogue
Contact & telephone number- Mrs Levy 9328 7833 Facilities available- Hall, each request reviewed Cost and availability- On application. Costs vary Disability access- Yes Kitchen facilities- Kosher preferred
The Drill Hall
1C New Beach Road, Rushcutters Bay NSW 2011 Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Beautiful views, historic venue. Two areas - the Drill Hall rehearsal area and The Studio which consists of three adjoining rooms The Drill Hall can accommodate 150 people and The Studio 60. Semi-sprung tarkett (dance) floors in The Drill Hall. Availability: Available for hire from 9am to 9pm Facilities available: Some chairs and tables. Kitchen with fridge and microwave. Green room (with sofas, chairs and tables) for use with The Drill Hall. Wheelchair access lift. Suitable for: Available for performing arts and community recreation activities including rehearsals, training, meetings, workshops, exercise and dance classes. Please note that this venue is not available for private and children’s parties. Internet:Woollahra Council Venues hire
335 Old South Head Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030 Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Beautiful, historic school building with wooden floors and cathedral ceilings. Old Vaucluse Scout Hall. Two rooms, the larger fits 70 people, the other 40 people. Tarkett (dance) floors in smaller room. Availability: Available for hire from 8am to 11pm. Facilities available: Chairs and trestle tables. Some on-site parking. Large kitchen with fridge, microwave and freezer. Wheelchair access ramp. Suitable for: Parties, functions, exercise and ballet classes, bar mitzvahs, recreational activities and workshops. Internet: Woollahra Council Venues hire
The Salvation Army
41 Brisbane Street, Bondi Junction 2022 Contact & telephone number: 9369 1888 Facilities available- Room with capacity of 50 seated, OHP Cost and availability- On application. Costs vary Disability access- No Kitchen facilities- Domestic kitchen Suitable for- Meetings, Workshops, Training
Thomas Hogan Reserve Hall
Francis St, Bondi, near corner of Old South Head Road Contact & telephone number: book through The Girl Guides, mobile 0402 922 472
Vaucluse Bowling Club
80 New South Head Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030 Contact & telephone number: For all bookings phone Woollahra Council 9391 7170 or visit the website. Information: Stunning harbour location and views. One large carpeted room with wooden dance floor area. Fits up to 100 people. Availability: Available for hire from 8am to midnight. Facilities available: Chairs and trestle tables. Large kitchen with catering fridge, deep freeze, oven and microwave oven. Bowling bookings possible. Suitable for: Parties, functions, exercise classes, conferences, meetings, bar mitzvahs, recreational activities and workshops. Internet:Woollahra Council Venues hire
Wentworth Road, Vaucluse NSW 2030 Contact & telephone number- Matt Adamson (02) 8239 2288 email@example.com Facilities available- The Lone Pine Lawn & Southern Paddock can be hired for Wedding ceremonies, Pre-reception drinks and Cocktail events for up to 120. The Little Drawing Room is suitable for luncheons, meetings and dinners for 20 people. Cost and availability- Lone Pine Lawn $1,400 per 4 hour period (daylight hours only), Little Drawing Room from $1100. Suitable for- Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions, Cocktail and Dinner Parties, Product Launches and Corporate Cocktail events. House and Grounds available, on application, as a location for filming and photography. Internet -http://venues.hht.net.au Further Details
Vaucluse Public School
Cambridge Ave, Vaucluse 2030 Contact & telephone number- 9337 2672 Facilities available- Hall seats 150, Classrooms and sports areas Cost and availability- on application. Costs vary Disability access- By arrangement Kitchen facilities- Limited Suitable for- Tutorials, parties, sports days, rehearsals and performances
Waverley Bowling & Recreation Club
163 - 169 Birrell Street, Waverley 2024 Contact & telephone number- 9389-3026 Facilities available- A bowling club with 3 greens, bar facilities and social evenings. The club has one large room (not separate from the bar) Over 21 years only. Suitable for- Weddings and parties
Woollahra Seniors and Community Centre
Gaden Reserve, 334 Edgecliff Road (corner of Queen Street and Edgecliff Road), Woollahra NSW 2025 Contact & telephone number- For all bookings phone 9363 5957 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Information: The Centre offers a range of services, recreational programs and activities to residents within the municipality and surrounding areas. Facilities available: The hall has good kitchen facilities. Seats 60 people can accommodate 80 people standing. Stage, tables and chairs, public address system and projector screen. Availability: The centre is open M-F, 9am-4pm. Suitable for: Group meetings, exercise classes, theatrical performances, christenings, auctions and other activities. Not available for Children's parties Internet: Woollahra Council Community Centres
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