Holdfast Bay Community Centre is proud to offer a range of room hire options for private functions or community events for as little as $15.00 per hour.

We have rooms available for private events, hobbyist and community groups, and commercial kitchen facilities.

Any business or group that is looking to hire our facilities are required to provide Public Indemnity and Liability Certificate of Currency, including their COVID Safe plan and COVID Marshall Certificate.

Private Function and Commercial Hire

The Holdfast Bay Community Centre hosts a range of functions that include engagement parties, baby showers, milestone birthdays, conferences and many more. If you're looking for an affordable venue for your party or business meeting located close to Brighton beach this may be the venue for you. The Centre offers a variety of unique room spaces that are suitable for usage ranging from children's parties with an outdoor playing area - to larger birthday celebrations with onsite commercial kitchen. Please contact one of our friendly staff for more details where we would be more than happy to answer any questions to support the planning of your function.

Private function price List
Function RoomCapacity*Price per hour
Mawson Hall with Commercial Kitchen200 or 120 with dance floor$80.00
Mawson Hall only200$60.00
Children's Area with Kitchen45$50.00
Art McCauley Room with Kitchen40$40.00


Please note:
There is an additional $150 bond for any business hire booking taken for this room. Bond payments will be fully refunded once all keys are returned and a check of the room has been carried out by management for any damages.

$100 cleaning fee

* Subject to change as per COVID restrictions

Commercial Kitchen Hire

Here at the Holdfast Bay Community Centre, we offer a spacious commercial kitchen suitable for permanant or casual business use with on-site walk in cooler room. Boasting a 6 burner oven, portable hot serving counter, dishwasher, fridge, freezer plus adequate bench space with floating work top available. Enquire now if interested and please see below for our current pricing for this facility.

Commercial kitchen hire price List
Function RoomPrice per hour
Commercial Kitchen with Cooler Room$40.00


Please note: All private function bookings must include set up and pack up time. BYO alcohol is allowed, as long as it is not sold on site. Tables, chairs and hot urns are also supplied if required.

An additional $150 bond for any private function booking is also required with every booking. Bond payments will be fully refunded once all keys are returned to the Centre and a check of the room has been carried out by management for any damages. The rooms must be thoroughly cleaned after use and returned to its original condition.

Community Group Use

Are you looking for a space for your community program? Do you have a hobby you're interested in and would like help in starting a group? We offer affordable space for user groups to facilitate their programs based at the Holdfast Bay Community Centre.

Please contact one of our friendly staff for more details where we would be more than happy to answer any questions about renting our facility.

Community group use price List
Function RoomPrice per hourPrice every additional 30 minutes
Mawson Hall$35.00$17.50
Children's Area$30.00$15.00
Art McCauley Room$25.00$12.50
Youth Zone Room$15.00$7.50

Please note: There is a minimum booking policy of one hour per session. All bookings must include set up and pack up time.