Creative Spaces Hire

Goods Shed Arts is an imaginative centre for creative activity where CSF develops Festival works in multiple art forms, as well as providing the opportunity to partner with artists and arts organisations to offer cultural programs and events throughout the year.

Goods Shed Arts has air-conditioned and furnished facilities that include a creative space, gathering rooms, offices and break out spaces. In addition to our own professional learning programs and creative residencies partnerships, there is the capacity to accommodate other long-term tenancies, casual desk space and venue hire, all with access to reliable high speed 100Mbps NBN Wifi.


There are several spaces and rooms available for hire within Goods Shed Arts.

All spaces and rooms will have access to 100Mbps internet, kitchen and bathroom facilities. General space lighting, 3-phase power, water and basic cleaning.

Creative Space

An 11m x 18m space with concrete floor. Use of this space includes access to the Residency / Studio room if required. Chairs, tables a projector and PA system are available on request. This space is not air-conditioned. Ideal for development, rehearsals and presentation of creative works and large-scale events.

Community rate $150 per day or $550 per week
Commercial rate $250 per day or $800 per week

Residency / Studio Room

A 4.5m x 5m room with marmoleum flooring and the ability to be blacked out. Furniture consists of a working table, chairs, lounge, dressing room mirrors and lockable storage space. Ideal for use as an office, dressing room, green room when using the adjacent Creative Space and can be used for smaller creative developments and workshops.

Community rate $80 per day or $300 per week
Commercial rate $150 per day or $500 per week

Meeting / Workshop Room

A 4.5m x 5.5m room with marmoleum flooring and ability to be blacked out. Furniture consists of a meeting table and 12 chairs set in meeting style as well as in-built projection screen. Projector will be available upon request. Ideal for meetings and workshops.

Community rate $20 per hour or $100 per day
Commercial rate $35 per hour or $175 per day

Event Space

A 4.5m x 10.5m room comprising of the Residency / Studio room combined with the Meeting / Workshop Room. Additional chairs available if required and will nicely accommodate theatre style seating. Ideal for larger meetings and workshops as well as medium size functions or presentations.

Community rate $130 per day
Commercial rate $200 per day

Entire Venue

The entire venue, comprising of the Creative Space and combined Event Space is available on request. Please enquire.

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Chairs – up to 50 supplied with venue hire
Trestle tables – up to 4 supplied with venue hire

Projector – $50 per day
PA system – $100 per day

We may have access to other equipment as required. Please ask.

Available equipment for hire

Chairs 280
round tables etc

Cost of additional equipment will be based on amount required.

For audio, lighting, AV and staging hire, we are able to provide you with a list of our preferred suppliers.
If you require staffing or services such as technical support, front of house or ticketing assistance we are happy to discuss ways in which we may be able to assist you or make recommendations.

Hire Bond

Hire bond is equivalent of 25% of your total booking fee and is payable on booking.

The hire bond will be returned to you within a week after your hire date.

Creative Spaces Booking Request

Terms and Conditions

Venue Facilities

Your venue hire includes the following facilities and services:

Access to kitchenette with fridge, sink and limited storage area

Access to toilets, male, female and accessible toilets

General space lighting, 3 phase power, water and basic cleaning. Limited heating is available in winter.

Chairs and tables – seating is available for approximately 300 people if requested.

Venue Access

You will have access to the venue for the duration of the time specified in your agreement. Additional access can be arranged upon request, so long as it falls within the dates of the agreed hire period and subject to venue availability. If additional charges are incurred buy this extended access, these will be charged to you at the end of your venue hire. Unforeseen over-runs will be charged in the same manner.

Instructions for Venue Access

You will receive a key to the venue for the duration of your hire. You will be advised of details for key collection and return. Please keep the key safe at all times and note that you are not authorised to hand this key to a third party. At the end of the hire, the key should be returned as instructed.

Hours of Use

The venue is available for use from 7am to 10pm. Please note that the venue is located in a residential area, so noise restrictions apply. Loud music or equipment may only be in use between 9am and 5pm.

Your Belongings

Anything you bring to, or leave in the venue is your responsibility, including insuring your goods.


Public liability insurance is compulsory for all public events and must either be self supplied or can be arranged by CSF for you at an additional charge. Arranging insurance for your personal property or equipment is at your discretion.


Any damage to property or equipment is the responsibility of the hirer. Costs incurred by such damage will be charged to you upon completion of your hire period.

Assistance with Staffing and Ticketing Services

If you require ticketing services or staff (such as Front of House, Technical Support or Crew) for your event, we are happy to discuss ways in which we may be able to assist you or make recommendation. Please advise us of any requirements you are seeking support with.