Arts and Ecology Centre
  • Last updated:
  • 19 Oct 2017

The Arts and Ecology Centre is a multipurpose, community facility located within the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden at Tanawha. Located less than five minutes from the Bruce Highway, the centre is surrounded by ample car and coach parking. 

During school holiday periods, the centre is home to a number of council-run programs and workshops, for information see Walks and Events. Outside of school holiday periods, the venue offers two different spaces available to hire for community or commercial conferences and workshops. It can be hired for casual or regular bookings.

Location

The Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden is located at 33 Palm Creek Road Tanawha, adjacent to the Tanawha Golf Course.

It is based off Tanawha Tourist Drive (25). From the Bruce Highway, take the Sippy Downs/Buderim exit.

Venue hire information

The Arts and Ecology Centre is designed to hold meetings, exhibitions, workshops etc. The venue is available to hire for community or commercial conferences and workshops. It can be hired for casual or regular bookings.

The venue availability is within the garden opening hours of:

  • 7.00 am to 5.00 pm (April to October)
  • 7.00 am to 6.00 pm (November to March).

Later bookings may be available upon request.

The centre offers a tranquil and modern venue space including:

 Multipurpose Room

96 square metre floor space, concrete floor
Seating for up to 80 people theatre style
Tables and chairs included in hire
Interactive white board
Projector
Fully wheelchair accessible

 

Wet and Dry Workshop

50 square metre floor space, concrete floor
Accomodates 20 people
Adjacent loading bay for easy access
Tables and chairs included in hire
Open integration with outdoor workshop space
Dual sink and draining boards
Fully wheelchair accessible

 Shared facilities

Male and female toilets accessed undercover
Disabled toilets
Foyer and display area
Undercover outdoor area
Verandahs
Car, coach and disabled parking


The venue is a self-service model which means the hirer is responsible for the set-up and pack down / cleaning of the venue. Hirers must supply their own cloths and tea towels.

For more information, view:

To request a booking, complete the following form and submit to the venue officer:

Hire charges

The venue is available to hire for community groups, workshops, classes, meetings and private functions. Cost is dependent on the type of group booking the facility. For current fees and charges, view the current fees and charges.

Enquiries

The booking office for this venue is located at Lake Kawana Community Centre (114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina). Booking enquiries; including availability, requests for forms, please contact the booking office: 

Phone: (07) 54131402
Email: communityhalls@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au
Or complete the following online form. 



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