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Community Facilities

Venue Hire

If you are looking for a great venue in Canberra to host a meeting, conference, workshop, wedding or event – Community Services #1 can cater to your needs.

We have excellent rooms for hire in both Griffith and Narrabundah (ACT) and are also able to provide access on a hire basis to equipment such as overhead projector, screens, whiteboards, PA System. All our venues are ideal for meetings, workshops or group activities.

As we are a not for profit organisation we are able to provide access to our rooms and equipment at an excellent price – please contact us to enquire about availability and price.

Narrabundah venue

Our Narrabundah venue features a large hall with timber floor plus a carpeted and heated, multi-purpose room suited to meetings or training. A perfect location for children’s and fitness activities or meetings, the venue is in the former Narrabundah Primary School at 63 Boolimba Cres Narrabundah.

Features include:

  • Hall + small meeting room
  • Air conditioning + heating
  • Small stage
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Whiteboard, overhead projector and projector screen
  • Tables and chairs
  • Convenient location
  • Ample off-street parking (free of charge)
  • Close-by cafes and eateries for catering
  • Urn and crockery for tea/coffee


Hall = 7.3m x 6.5m (Capacity: Theatre style: 66 + Tables: 40)

Meeting room = 8m x 11m (comfortable seating capacity for 20-30 people)

Please note: Community Services #1 has been informed that construction will take place at the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service next door our Community Services #1 building in Narrabundah.

Construction started on Tuesday 15 October 2019 and will continue for around 12 months. Although noise will be kept to a minimum, unfortunately with construction, noise will be unavoidable. If you feel that this would impact your hire, please speak to us if you wish to change\cancel your booking.

Details of impact:

  • Temporary fencing has been erected around the car park area. The fence will be mostly in the Winnunga side.
  • Temporary fencing will be erected from the Winnunga centre to the Northwing area of CS#1.
  • Picket fencing has been erected around the dirt car park near our building.
  • Construction time starts from 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 6am to 2pm on Saturdays.

We are sorry if there is an impact on your hire.

Narrabundah location:


Griffith venue

We also manage the Griffith Neighbourhood Centre located in Stuart Street Griffith (next to the Griffith shops). This gorgeous building has a large hall and meeting room with kitchen facilities plus doors which open up to a leafy courtyard.

Features include:

  • Large hall + small meeting room
  • Air conditioning + heating
  • AV system for music/presentations
  • Disability access and facilities
  • Well equipped kitchen facilities
  • Whiteboard, overhead projector, projection screen, video and large monitor
  • Tables and chairs
  • Well-lit with high ceilings
  • Convenient location
  • Close-by cafes and eateries for catering
  • Urn and crockery for tea/coffee


Hall = 8.4m x 14.1m (and 3.9m ceiling height)

Meeting room = 7.5m x 5m (and 3.9m ceiling height) – comfortable seating capacity for 20-30 people


Terms and conditions

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To enquire about hiring a venue please fill in the form below.

For more information on current rates and bookings please contact:

Community Services #1 Venue Hire Manager
63 Boolimba Crescent, Narrabundah.
Email: venuehire@communityservices1.org
Phone: 02 6126 4700

Venue Hire Enquiry Form

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    *All Hirers are required to have Public Liability Insurance in a sum of not less than $10,000,000. A copy of the Hirer’s Insurance Letter of Currency must be provided at the time of booking confirmation. Hirers are advised to consult with their own insurance company to arrange their insurance. If this is not possible, the following information is a recommendation ONLY: Insurance for one day activities/events can be purchased from the following provider/s: www.localcommunityinsurance.com.au www.netinsure.com.au
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