Venue Hire Details

EASY ACCESS for all – 5 minutes off the M1
The closest venue hire to the Motorway (1 hour from Sydney & 1 hour from Newcastle)

Wheel Chair access throughout plus disabled toilets, private parking for 16 cars and bus at the door step.

All rooms have air conditioning and fans, wireless internet throughout, clean & tidy premises with filtered water and kitchen facilities available for all. Tables, chairs, screens, projector,  whiteboards etc available for hire.

For group and corporate events our centre includes 5 separate rooms and kitchen facilities. Hiring the whole centre is also possible and is particularly good for kid’s parties. The outdoor area has 2 slides, a sandpit, climbing frames, plenty of shade sails and a large covered in area with an awning. Outdoor lighting, a stage with a roof, sandpit and a power point for music.

The attached ‘Conditions of Hire’ form part of this application. By submitting the form below you are agreeing to the outlined terms and conditions.

Price List

Day Hire – Weekdays
(per hour)
Night Hire – Weekdays
(per hour)
Interview Room
3x2m, Waiting room
1 New desk
Craft Room
7x7m, Sink included
$17 $24
Conference Room
7x14m, Dividable room
$20 $30
Whole Centre
Only on weekends


Room Details


The kitchen is a 3 metre by 4 metre room, with fridge, oven, stove, microwave and dishwasher.  Access is on a shared basis with other room hirers.  Exclusive usage may be possible but must be negotiated prior to hiring. For weekend hire, we cannot guarantee more than one shelf will be available for venue hirer.

Interview Room

Interview Room has one room, accommodating up to 4 clients and own toilets, plus waiting room with separate entrance. Air conditioning, chairs, table etc.

Craft Room

One 7 metre by 7 metre room with vinyl flooring and craft sink. Suitable for groups of up to 30 people. Up to 8 tables and 75 chairs, extension cords, large flat screen TV with inbuilt DVD, projector and urn available upon request. Access to playground/outdoor area.

Conference Room

One 7 metre by 14 metre room with vinyl flooring. Room can be partitioned to make two 7 metre by 7 metre rooms.  Suitable for groups of up to 150 people. Up to 8 tables and 75 chairs available upon request. Large flat screen T.V, DVD and projector screen available. Access to playground/outdoor area.

Whole Centre

Exclusive usage of the Centre.

Outdoor Area

Secure outdoor area to the rear of the building including children’s playground and garden area. Can be accessed through either Craft or Large activity rooms – ideal for children’s parties.

Equipment Hire

The attached ‘Conditions of Hire’ form part of this application. By submitting this form you are agreeing to the outlined terms and conditions.

Equipment Hire Rates

Kariong Neighbourhood Centre has a range of equipment available for both off-site and on-site hire, as detailed in the table following. Please note, a bond of $100-$300 applies to off-site and afterhours hire of equipment, depending on the item. Kariong Neighbourhood Centre does not deliver or pick-up items.

RESOURCE Hire Fees – NB: Items marked
Chairs – Stackable approximately 70 $3 each
Trestle Tables – Approximately 12
1832 L x 760 W mm moulded plastic with metal legs
$10 each
Trestle Tables –  Approximately 4
122L X 61Wmm moulded plastic with metal legs
$7.50 each
Sound System
(Speaker, Stand, Microphone, Cabling)
Data Projector – Epson Multimedia Projector $50
Portable Projector Screen $15
Portable Whiteboard (in house only) $10
Tablecloths –Approximately 14
White to fix large trestle tables
$10 each – includes laundering
Cutlery – Approximately 50 pieces each
Knives, forks, dessert spoons, teaspoons
35c per setting – Knife, fork, spoon
Minimum 10 place settings
Crockery – Approximately 50 pieces each Mugs, bowls, dinner plates side plates Side plate – $0.55c, Dinner plate – $1.00,
Bowl – $0.55, Mug $0.55
Glasses – Approximately 50
Short and tall water glasses
Water jugs – Approximately 8
6 stainless steel and 2 glass
Coffee plungers – 2 $12.50
Gas BBQ – gas cylinder supplied
(NB: Available for onsite hire only)

*Note a bond is required for certain items and off site hire.
Catering for all occasions can be accommodated. Please call manager if required.
Chairs: Black business chairs with metal legs – approx. 70 available for hire (Except on Sundays between 9:00am – 2:00pm).
Trestle Tables: Light plastic moulded trestle tables – approx. 8 available for hire.
Sound System: Speaker, stand, microphones and cabling.
Data Multimedia Projector: Epson Multimedia Projector.
Awning 3×3: Blue and white, sturdy frame, easy to assemble. In case, on wheels.
Tablecloths: 12 White tablecloths and 11 Blue tablecloths.
Pressure cleaner: Workzone High Pressure Cleaner, operating pressure 11MPa.

The following is a summary of Kariong Neighbourhood Centre’s Hire Agreement:


  • Fees/rates listed are per item.


  • Payments must be finalized three days prior to the booking or within seven (7) days of being invoiced.
  • All prices include GST.
  • $100 – $300 bond is required for all equipment hire depending on item.
  • Bonds are payable by cash or cheque only.
  • The bond is refundable on return of the items, subject to full payment of all outstanding hire fees and other charges and the satisfactory condition of the equipment after completion of hire.

Rates will be reviewed at the Board’s discretion, and adjusted accordingly.

Equipment Hire Form

Equipment Hire Form

I am a member YesNo
Resource Hire
I would like to hire:
Trestle Tables 1832L x 760W mm
Trestle Tables 122L X 61W mm
Sound System
Data Projector
Portable Projector Screen
Portable Whiteboard (in house only)
Cutlery Settings (knives, forks, dessert spoons, teaspoons)
Coffee Plungers
Crockery (mugs, bowls, dinner plates side plates)
Glasses (short and tall available)
Water Jugs (Stainless steel and glass available)

Please provide any additional questions or comments here including stating crockery required, short or tall water glasses required and stainless steel or glass jugs required:

Equipment from Kariong Neighbourhood Centre On SiteOff Site

Date from Returning

I understand that I am not covered by any insurance through the Kariong Neighbourhood Centre for any incident that occurs outside of Kariong Neighbourhood Centre grounds.

I understand that Kariong Neighbourhood Centre is not liable for any damage to persons or property resulting from this equipment at any stage that it is not on Kariong Neighbourhood Centre grounds.

I also understand that I may be required to replace, or reimburse Kariong Neighbourhood Centre for any damage to equipment whilst in my care.

I understand that by submitting this form I am agreeing to the above terms and conditions.