Randwick Literary Institute

60 Clovelly Road, Randwick NSW 2031

60 Clovelly Road, Randwick NSW 2031

The Randwick Literary Institute (RLI) is a popular multi-room community centre built in early 1900. There are four halls available for hire, two of which are carpeted and two with wooden flooring. It is a busy venue hired by various organisations providing classes and workshops on dancing, art and craft, yoga, fitness and is home to the local playgroup within a secure garden area. The RLI does not accept bookings for children’s or other parties. Please note: disability access to the RLI is currently limited to the garden area only. Toilets are currently not wheelchair accessible.

Phone: 9093 6140
Email: randwickliteraryinstitute@randwick.nsw.gov.au

Hiring a hall in the Randwick Literary Institute


The Randwick Literary Institute is suitable for a range of activities including meetings, dance classes, art activities small low key performances like puppet shows, play readings and choral concerts.

Rooms can be booked on an ongoing or a one-off basis.

  • First, contact Randwick City Council on 1300 722 542 and ask for Avril Jeans to enquire if the hall is available on the date(s) you prefer.
  • Once a booking date or a date range has been agreed verbally, a tentative booking is held for one week. You will then be sent the Hall Hire Application form to complete and lodge as directed within one week.
  • If your application is successful an email will be sent to you confirming your booking with details regarding payment via BPoint and collection of the security tag.
  • The Private/Commercial hall hire rate is applied if you are a group or organisation charging an entry fee or participation charge. This also relates to any booking that competes with local business.
  • The Non-Commercial rate is for not for profit groups and charities. Your 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 must be attached to your application form.
  • A fully refundable security tag deposit of $50 is required for all bookings.
  • Regular hirers, corporations and organisations will require public liability insurance at a minimum in the sum of $20 million per claim. It must be in the name of the hirer and a copy must be provided to Council prior to confirmation of any booking.
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