Venue Hire

Situated on the bustling corner of Nicholson and Princes St Carlton, amidst a beautiful community garden, CNLC has a number of spaces available for hire. One-off venue hire is available to individuals under CNLC’s Community Venue Hire program, or groups/individuals with current public liability insurance who would like an ongoing or permanent booking. 

Access to refreshments and amenities are included in the venue hire fee. The kitchen includes a stove / oven, microwave, refrigerator, kettle and urn and a range of basic cooking and serving utensils.

Check availability or submit a booking request via our calendar below. Scroll down to find your ideal space for hire and applicable rates. Contact us to arrange a tour.

Please note, these rooms are occupied during CNLC business hours.


Garden and venue hire

Hire the garden or rooms – for birthdays, gatherings, meetings, functions and events. We also have a yarning circle space in the garden.

The Panayota Miller room

  • 2 rooms separated by accordion wall
  • Each room seats up to 15 people
  • Tables can be packed away to seat more
  • Access to kitchen
  • Access to garden spaces 

This room is great for birthday parties, workshops, public meetings or staff planning days.

The Sarah Deasey room

  • Ceiling mounted projector
  • Seats approx. 20 people with tables and chairs 
  • Access to Kitchen
  • Inside the main house

This room is great for staff or board meetings, small workshops or presentations.

The Mary Parfrey room

  • Seats approx. 12 people with tables and chairs
  • Access to kitchen 

This room is great for committee or small group meetings, support groups, or reading groups.

Garden and venue hire

You can hire indoor or outdoor space at CNLC. The outdoor space is perfect for events when the weather is nice. Or book a combination of room and garden.

Rates and documents

All groups must pay a $20 key deposit, refunded on return of the key.

Changes to the above payment arrangements can be negotiated with the Executive Officer. 

Booking form


Please use calendar as a guide, bookings will be confirmed by our admin team via email.