Ballarat campus venues

We offer a number of venues and flexible spaces ideally suited to a wide variety of uses. Venues may cater for large audiences as well as small meetings, and have a range of resources available.

Contact us to discuss your venue requirements.

VenueCapacityFacilities
Caro Convention Centre
Founders Theatre
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Up to 660 Theatre Style Video/Data
Screen
Microphone, P/A system
Studio Theatre Up to 170 Theatre Style
Various room layout options available
Video/Data
Whiteboard
Screen
Blackout
Microphone, P/A system
Boardroom Up to 20 Video/Data
Whiteboard (Electronic)
Screen
Blackout
Studio One Up to 40 Video/Data
Whiteboard
Screen
Blackout
Studio Two Up to 40 Video/Data
Whiteboard
Screen
Blackout
Studio Three Up to 60 Video/Data
Whiteboard
Screen
Blackout
Function Spaces
Albert Coates Complex

A modern dining area in the Albert Coates Complex provides a functional space seating up to 500 guests and has the flexibility of sectioning off up to 4 areas, ranging in capacity of 60 to 300 guests.

The surrounding landscaped outdoor area and relaxing lounge area can be dedicated to more casual gatherings.

Ruby's Mt Helen

Ruby's at Mt Helen offers a modern and contemporary venue for your next cocktail function. Up to 60 guests may be accommodated.

Prospects

Prospects restaurant, set in the heart of Ballarat, offers a modern and contemporary function space for up to 80-100 guests.

Old Gaol, SMB

The Old Gaol at the University of Ballarat's SMB Campus is the ideal function area, for weddings and other special events and functions. A historic, unique and memorable venue in the heart of Ballarat.

Liv it Up Cafe

Liv It Up Cafe, located in the Ballarat Technology Park, Greenhill Enterprise Centre, Mt Helen offers fully equipped function rooms and facilities as well as catering services.

Contact us today on (03) 5330 3725 to discuss the catering and function needs for your next family get-together or business conference.

Ballarat Tech School

Located in the heart of the CBD, Ballarat Tech School offers a modern venue for your next function, presentation or meeting. The spaces available lend themselves to a range of groups and activities.

Limited availability during school term and business hours. Contact us at ballarattechschool@federation.edu.au to discuss your next function.

Lecture theatres and meeting rooms
Geoffrey Blainey Auditorium

The Geoffrey Blainey Auditorium incorporates a state of the art 350 seat lecture theatre, well appointed with the latest in audio visual equipment including data projection, slide projection and an integrated PA / Sound system. In addition the complex also incorporates 4 smaller workshop rooms.

The spacious foyer areas lend themselves to registration, cocktail and morning and afternoon teas. Its close proximity to the business studies building also allows both venues to be used for larger conferences requiring a large number spaces for concurrent sessions.

Lecture Theatres A wide range of lecture theatres are available with seating for 80-350
Meeting Rooms A range of meeting rooms and flexible spaces are available for small groups of any size

Bookings

Bookings and enquiries for venue hire can be made by contacting us.

Please use the following forms to make a venue request/booking.

External Room Hire Request Form & Hire Agreement (pdf, 174kb)

Internal Room Hire Request Form (pdf, 104kb)

External Room Hire Charges (pdf, 42.5kb)