Situated at 395 Memorial Avenue Burnside, this centre is available for a range of dance, educational and art and craft activities. The craft room, in particular, is good for arts and crafts as it has a lino floor, a sink and benchtop.

COVID-19 update

Under the Orange traffic light alert level, this facility requires a vaccine pass for anyone aged 12 and older to enter. This means people can enjoy food and drink, and no reduction in capacity, at their gathering or event. 

There are four bookable Council-operated community facilities that the person booking the space can determine if the activity requires a vaccine pass – Abberley Park Hall, Harvard Lounge, Richmond Community Cottage and South New Brighton Community Hall.

Contact us online or call 03 941 8999 to book this facility.

Avice Hill Centre

Hours of hire

  • Monday to Sunday, 7am to 11pm.


  • Crafts room: 25
  • Activities room: 25


  • This centre has wheelchair access.
  • This centre does not have accessible toilets.
  • Off-street parking available for 10 vehicles.
  • On-street parking available on Memorial Avenue or in Lavandula Place behind the centre.

The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2022

Activity Room or Craft Room

  • $15.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $22.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $35.00 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.

General fees

  • $76.50 security charge for social events including birthdays, weddings, celebrations where the hire is:
    • Booked after 6pm Monday to Friday for 4 hours and longer.
    • Booked Saturday or Sunday for 4 hours and longer.
    • At the discretion of Council staff and not limited to the events above.
  • $153.00 cleaning charge will be invoiced to the hirer if the venue is not left fit for purpose. Additional cleaning charges may apply if required.
  • $51.00 replacement charge for lost or damaged keys/access cards.

A security guard will be present from the last hour of the hire to ensure the hirer adheres to the terms and conditions of hire and has made good the community space to the required standard.

Craft room 

  • 5 power points
  • 2 heat pumps
  • 6 tables (folding)
  • 25 chairs (stacking)
  • Wash up sink and benchtop
  • Separate sink tub

Activities room

  • 3 power points
  • 2 heat pumps
  • 7 tables
  • 25 chairs (stacking)
  • Fixed projector screen

Kitchen facilities 

  • Zip water heater
  • Standard oven
  • Wash up sink and benchtop
  • Hirers are required to supply their own crockery, cutlery, tea towels, wash-up cloths, rubbish bags and cleaning liquids
  • Cleaning equipment (vacuum cleaner, broom, mop and bucket) are available
  • There are kitchen facilities for both bookable areas, they both have an oven, zip, fridge and sink

Conditions of hire

Health and safety

  • As part of the rental agreement, you accept legal responsibility to meet evacuation plans, health and safety responsibilities and to act as the facility warden.
  • All users are required to complete a pre-use form. These must then be signed, dated and left in the dropbox in the foyer of the centre.


  • The consumption and supply of alcohol is not permitted at this facility.