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If you have an idea for a course or activity you would like to see run at your Community House, let us know. 

Phone us to find out more: 
(03) 5368  1934 


Community House - Steiglitz St entranceCommunity House - Steiglitz St entrance

Ballan Men's Group is a project of the Ballan & District Community House supporting the activities and well-being of men from the local district

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Mechanics' Institute Reserve - Facilities for hire

The Mechanics' Institute Reserve provides a range of rooms for hire through the Mechanic's Institute Reserve These include:                             

Hall with Stage

Theatre Style:

Cabaret/Restaurant style:

Cocktail Party style:

Incorporates sound system and microphones, piano. Projection equipment is also available on request

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200 people

130 people

150 people

Supper Room

Theatre Style:

Restaurant Style:

Direct access available to commercial kitchen, includes presentation screen

80 people

50 people

Green Room

Board Style:

Cocktail Party Style:

20 people

35 people


 Spacious commercial style kitchen with servery suitable for receiving & presentation of meals

Craft Room

A small, general-purpose room for smaller groups and classes, particularly suitable for art and craft based activities such as drawing, sewing and patchwork

12 to 15 people

Meeting Room

A room for more smaller group meetings and classes. Includes screen for presentations.

12 - 15 People

General Information

Disabled Access

Through Steiglitz St (Carpark) entrance

Contact the Mechanics Institute Reserve for all enquires and further information by phoning the Community House on 5368 1934