Hire a venue

Living & Learning Nillumbik has various spaces for hire for commercial or community groups.

Diamond Creek 
  • Bunya Room – (upstairs meeting room) Standard meeting room set up with a large oval table and up to 10 chairs. The set up is flexible and it would accommodate 15 people with just chairs in an auditorium style format.
  • Eucalypt Room – (downstairs).  Facilitated class room space that accommodates 12-16 participants comfortably or 25 in an auditorium format.  The set up is flexible with this self contained space also having a small breakout area, kitchenette and toilet on the same level.
  • Peppercorn Room – (upstairs) this is our largest open space with flexible furniture arrangement.  It can accommodate up to 12 for an activity class, 20 in a classroom format and 40 in an auditorium format.  This space is self contained with a kitchen (oven & dishwasher) and access to a toilet on the same level. It is well lit and ideal for facilitated learning, community activities and small to medium sized social functions.


  • The Pavilion – a large, spacious venue with a wooden floor and a kitchenette
  • The Sunroom – a sunny room overlooking the Diamond Creek
  • The Clay studio – a well-equipped studio dedicated to pottery and ceramics
  • Art Studio 1 – aspacious visual arts studio where we hold lead-lighting, painting, life drawing and other arts courses
  • Art Studio 2 – a smaller visual arts studio
  • Training room – a carpeted classroom which seats 12
Panton Hill 
  • The Waratah Room – a spacious kitchen with trestle tables, wooden floor and an art sink. Seats up to 12 people in a class room style.
  • The Sunroom – a sunny area overlooking the gardens surrounding the centre, ideal for small groups.
  • The Banksia Room – a well-lit space ideal for arts and crafts.
  • The Eucalyptus Room – houses a piano and can be used for a range of activities.
  • The Banksia and Eucalyptus – a partition between the Banksia and Eucalyptus rooms can be opened up to create a larger space which is ideal for fitness and health and wellbeing classes and/or presentations to larger groups.  This area can comfortably seat up to 50 people in a theatre style.

Tea and coffee facilities are available for all rooms and access to kitchen facilities can be arranged if required for your function or event. Some rooms have a computer and large screen.

Hire rates are very reasonable and vary for community and commercial users.  For more information please contact us on 9433 3744 or info.livinglearning@nillumbik.vic.gov.au