Matraville Youth and Cultural Hall

1-5R Knowles Avenue, Matraville NSW 2036

1-5R Knowles Avenue, Matraville NSW 2036
  • Toilets

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Fans
  • Kitchen

  • Smoking is prohibited in this area

Located on the corner of Knowles Avenue and Pozieres Avenue, the Matraville Youth and Cultural Hall has a capacity of 60 people and is available for hire for a range of activities including meetings, dance classes and children’s birthday parties. There are toilets, a kitchen, two tables and 50 chairs. There are no wheelchair accessible toilets.

Located on the corner of Knowles Avenue and Pozieres Avenue, the Matraville Youth and Cultural Hall has a capacity of 60 people and is available for hire for a range of activities including meetings, dance classes and children’s birthday parties. There are toilets, a kitchen, two tables and 50 chairs. There are no wheelchair accessible toilets.

Equipment & Facilities available

This centre :

  • has the capacity for 60 people.
  • kitchen with fridge/freezer, microwave, oven (incl cooktop), Zip (hot water), kettle, 2 fans, 12 tables, 30 chairs & toilets
  • disabled access: yes, with assistance. One small step. No wheelchair accessible toilets.
  • is ideal for playgroups, dance groups, children's birthday parties, yoga classes, art classes, music classes.
  • jumping Castles/Inflatable Devices are prohibited on Council premises.
  • a minimum hire period of 3 hours applies to all casual hire.

Fees & Charges

Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm (all prices are GST inclusive)Total ($) per hour
Private/Commercial Users 30.00
Non-Commercial Users15.00
Saturday & Sunday 8am to 9pm (all prices are GST inclusive)Total ($) per hour
Private/Commercial Users 40.00
Non-Commercial Users20.00
endment FeeTotal ($) 
1-5 booking amendments within one request body 20.00
6-11 booking amendments within one request 40.00
11+ booking amendments within one request 60.00
Cancellation FeeTotal ($) 
If cancelled within seven (7) days of the reservation50.00
BondTotal ($)
A bond is required for all bookings400.00

Hiring Rates

Council has two hiring rates:

  • the Private/Commercial rate is used when it is for a private function or when a group or organisation charges an entry fee or participation charge.  Also relates to any booking that competes with local business.
  • the Non-Commercial rate is for non-commercial groups. Parties claiming non-commercial rate must provide, prior to hire, a Notice of Endorsement for Charity Tax Concessions from the Australian Taxation Office or a copy of the entity’s constitution including a not for profit clause.
  • A $400 bond is required for all bookings.
  • A  regular hirer needs to provide $20m in public liability insurance.

How to apply

  • The first thing you need to do is contact Council's Call Centre on 1300 722 542 to enquire if the hall is available on the date you prefer.
  • Once a booking date has been agreed verbally, a tentative booking is held for 7 days. You are then required to complete the Online Community Hall Hire Application form.
  • If your application is successful a confirmation email will then be sent to you confirming your booking with details regarding payment via BPoint and collection of the access card or keys.

Payment & Key collection

  • Payment is required 7 days before your booking online via BPoint with the booking reference in your confirmation email or via cash, cheque, eftpos or credit card.
  • Weekend hirers are required to come into Council's Customer Service Centre, 30 Frances Street Randwick on the Friday afternoon before your event between 2pm and 4pm to collect the access card or keys.
  • Weekday hirers are required to come into Council's Customer Service Centre, 30 Frances Street Randwick on the morning of the booking between 9am and 11am or the day before between 2pm and 4pm to collect the access card or keys.

Frequently asked questions

Where do I collect the key?

At Council's Customer Service Centre located in the Administration Building, 30 Frances Street Randwick.

Where do I return the key?

Council has a 24 hour drop box at the entrance of the Administration Building where you can drop the keys in after your booking. Keys are to be returned by 12noon the following business day. Failure to do so will result in a $20 deduction from the refund of bond.

When will I receive the refund of my bond?

The refund of your bond is processed once the key has been returned and all conditions of hire have been met. Depending on your payment method your bond will be refunded  onto your credit card, by cheque or direct deposit into your nominated bank account. This can take between 5-10 business days.

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