Room/Venue Hire


What we offer:

Bowen Street Community Centre is particularly popular for children's birthday parties, offering a large playroom, kitchen and outdoor play area.

Time: Saturdays and Sundays
From 9.00am - 1.30pm and from 1.30pm - 5.00pm.

Amenities provided:
Heating, cooling, children's tables and chairs, adults chairs, trestle tables, indoor and
outdoor toys, dress-ups, outside play equipment, shaded area, sandpit.
Kitchen – Oven, cooktop, Fridge, Freezer, pots, pans, plastic bowls, utensils, cups, boiling water on tap, dishwasher, microwave.

Restrictions – no popcorn, no helium balloons, no nuts.

Number of people- 40 people inside, 40 people outside.

The Facility:

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Fees per 4.5 hour session
Member & CAMBA $110
Non-Member $150

Party Hire information 

Our Planning Permit allows the Centre to operate on Saturdays and Sundays for parties only between 9:00am and 5:00pm.  For afternoon parties, there will be a morning hire preceding yours, booked until 1:30pm, at which time you may come in to set up for your party.  No entry is permitted before 1.30pm.  

We therefore suggest that you schedule your party to run from 2:00/2:30pm to allow adequate time to set up.  Your party must be over by 5pm although you may clean up after that.

Please note that if you intend to serve alcohol, Council now requires you to sign an application form for approval for the consumption of alcohol on the premises, when you come to collect the key.

Please ensure you take all your rubbish home with you.

If not taking up the hire could you please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer the vacancy to someone else.  Once payment has been made, a cancellation fee of $100 applies if cancelling less than 4 weeks before date of hire.

Additional charges will apply if there is any damage to the Centre or equipment.

Please let me know if you have any questions, and we welcome any comments you may have after using the Centre.


What we offer:
Meeting space for your community group, business venture or class.
Times: various times during the week, including weekends and evenings
Three different rooms available offering different capacities and facilities.
We provide tables and chairs , projector, whiteboards, DVD and TV if required.
‘Class room’ can seat 10-12 at tables or up to 20 without tables.

How to book:
Contact us on 9889 0791 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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