Harvard Community Lounge

Situated at Corsair Drive on Wigram Green, this centre comprises a large room with a separate kitchen and a bar area, outside courtyard and a large park and playground adjacent. Ideal for social functions, seminars and community meetings.

Booking and enquiries

For hiring requests and information contact us online(external link)(external link) or call 03 941 8999. 

You must be over the age of 18 to hire a Council facility.

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Harvard Community Lounge has the following capacities:

Room Capacity
Lounge 150

Availability and access

Hours of hire

  • Monday to Sunday, 8am to midnight.


  • Wheelchair access
  • On-street parking is available


The below pricing is valid until 30 June 2024.

Hall hire

  • $17.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for community benefit and does not charge attendees.
  • $32.00 per hour for not-for-profit community groups where the booking is for a community group and charges fees or takes payment.
  • $86.00 per hour for commercial, business, private or celebration hire. This includes auctions, meetings, birthdays, weddings, private events, funerals etc.
  • $294.00 on a Friday or Saturday evening for commercial, business, private or celebration hire from 6pm to midnight. Outside these times the hourly rate applies.

Cleaning fees

  • Hall: $140.00.
  • Additional cleaning charges may apply if required.

General fees

  • $80.00 security charge for bookings where the hire is:
    • Booked after 6pm Monday to Friday for 4 hours and longer.
    • Booked Saturday, Sunday or Public Holiday for 4 hours and longer.
    • At the discretion of Council staff and not limited to the events above.
  • $55.00 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.

Facilities and equipment

Floor plan

Main room

  • Two heat pumps
  • 80 chairs (stackable)
  • 15 trestle tables


  • Microwave oven
  • Two fridges (one in kitchen and one behind bar area)
  • Standard oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Zip water heater
  • 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

Terms of use

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 of alcohol is permitted in this facility.
  • In general, bringing your own alcohol (BYO) is permitted at private functions such as weddings or birthdays.
  • A special alcohol licence may be required if alcohol is part of your event, or if you are selling alcohol. Find out more about special alcohol licencing for events. Applications for special licences must be made with the alcohol licencing team at least 20 working days before the date of your event.
  • Regardless of whether your event requires a special licence or not you still have the responsibility to ensure that you are providing a safe drinking environment at your event. Please read host responsibility guidelines and tips.

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