Guidelines for the Community Hall

We manage the Deception Bay Community Hall also commonly known as “The Hall”  which is owned by the Moreton Bay Regional Council.

This centre provides space that enables the community to meet, interact, build relationships, organise and carry out enjoyable, educational and cultural activities.

The venue is wheelchair accessible,  and has large hall and a supper room.

The venue is suitable for weddings, family parties, club functions, dancing, playgroup, arts and craft activities – the list is endless.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hall Hire:

Can I view the hall before I make my booking?

Yes, we try to encourage the hirer to view the hall. Any questions can be raised with the Bookings Coordinator. If you would like a more in-depth visit, please call our offices to arrange a mutually convenient time.

I booked the hall from 5pm but what time can I actually get into the venue?

You can only access the venue from the time you have actually booked from, this includes set-up time. If you wish to get into the venue earlier, you must book the time with the Bookings Coordinator.

Is there cleaning equipment at the venue?

Yes, all the basic equipment such as mops, brooms etc. are in the venue.

When my function finishes, can I stay on to clean up?

Yes, we will allow a small amount of people to stay on for cleaning up purposes.

Am I expected to clean the toilets?

The venue must be left in the state you found in, if there is a mess in the toilets or someone has vomited, this is your responsibility.

Do you have anyone that will clean up after my function?

Yes we can organise a clean up after the event. Just let the Booking Coordinator know when making the booking. There will be an extra cost for this service.

Is there a fully functional kitchen at the venue?

Yes, complete with stove, microwave and fridge

Does the hire charge include tables, chairs and crockery?

Yes

What happens if I break something during my function?

You would need to inform us when you hand the keys back. Depending upon the nature of the accident, we would discuss an agreed action. Any costs involved may be taken from your bond.

What happens if I do not tell you about something that has been broken during my function?

The cleaner at the venue would inform us immediately and we would contact you to discuss it. Any costs involved may be taken from your bond.

If there is a problem with the function and you need to take money from my bond, would you notify me?

Yes, we would not take any money from your bond unless previously discussed with yourself.

When can I collect the key?

The key will be ready from collection the Friday before the event. The Bookings Coordinator will email/call you to let you know when they are ready.

When do I have to bring the keys back?

You will need to take them back to the venue you collected them from or after hours there is a drop box for keys.

Do you need my booking form back?

Yes, please check and sign and return to the Booking Coordinator as soon as possible.

When do I need to pay the remainder of the hire charge?

The balance must be paid 14 days before the function.

Will I lose my deposit if I cancel?

If seven days notice is given, you will receive a full refund. Anytime after that is at the discretion of the Booking Coordinator.