Venue Hire

Hamilton PAC has a range of spaces that can be hired for conferences, AGMs, meetings, receptions and weddings.

The Handbury Auditorium


Our auditorium has tiered seating for 500 patrons and is particularly suitable for acoustic music. The fully equipped proscenium arch stage is 9m wide with a 3.5m forestage extending on the same level to the front row of seats; an arrangement which brings the audience closer to the performers and avoids the artificial divide of a raised stage.

Over the past few years, we have presented a huge variety of touring performances such as the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, the Australian Ballet Dancers Company, international comedians, concerts of all styles and of course numerous plays.

The Centre is also the natural choice for many local productions and school concerts as well as the long running Hamilton Eisteddfod.

Our Steinway concert grand piano is one of the best in the state and has been played by artists such as Roger Woodward, Geoffrey Tozer, Michael Kieran Harvey, Paul Lewis and Paul Grabowski.

Our staff can provide a full ticketing service, publicity and technical support to make your event a success.

Size (Sq M)

Tiered seating for  500

Function Room

The Function Room is an elegant timber floored space of 312 square metres suitable for expos, dinners, weddings and conference events. The room is serviced by a well equipped commercial kitchen and there is an easy to operate audio visual system with large drop down screen and surround sound. The room is adjacent to the auditorium and so well placed during large conferences to serve as a display space, breakout area and for meals.


Size (sq m)


Ted Kenna VC Meeting Room

Overview: This room is ideal for boardroom style meetings or seminars up to 35 people or for lectures up to about 100.

We can provide catering to suit your taste and budget.

The room is quiet and secluded making it easy for everyone to keep their mind on the task in hand!


Size (Sq M)

Tiered seating for  500

Technical Specifications


For further information please contact our technicians

DYNACORD POWERMATE 1600 mixing desk
EV 100M Entertainer mixing desk
YAMAHA EMX 5016cf mixing desk
ROLAND M400 Digital mixing desk
ROLAND S1608 digital snake
ROLAND S4000R digital snake
RAPCO 16 channel multi core

2 MACKIE SR1530 active 15 inch 3way powered speakers
2 MACKIE SRS1500 15 inch powered sub woofer speakers
4 BOSE 802 speakers with controller (F1 812)
4 EV FM 1502 fold back speakers
2 EV FM 1202 fold back speakers
3 INTER-M L2400 power amps

10 K&M boom arm mic stands
2 K&M small boom mic stands
8 SHURE SM58 mics
2 SHURE SM57 mics
1 SHURE SM86 mic
2 RODE NTG4 choir mics
2 RODE NT1 mics
1 RODE NT4 stereo mic
1 DI8E 8way Di

4 SHURE WB53 headset mic

NUMARK CDN450 CD player
NUMARK 103USB CD player

1 JANDS EVENT 60+ lighting desk
1 AVOLITES PEARL EXPERT TITAN PRO digital lighting desk

1 BTR700 wireless talkback base station with 3 beltpacks
1 BTR 1 dual channel base station with dual channel beltpacks\u00a0
1 CLEARCOM Dual channel base station & 4 wired belt packs

4 SGM COLORLAB 250 colour strollers
4 ACME XA 600 Moving lights

5 LSC 2.4k digital DMX lighting dimmers
2 LSC 2.4k analog lighting. Dimmer
1 4way DMX splitter box
1 wireless DMX transmitter & receiver

18 ETC SOURCE 4 750w. Profiles
12 ETC SOURCE 4 750w Fresnels
8 CANTATA 18\/32 1200w Profiles
8 SELECON 1200w Fresnels

10 PROLITE PR12 1200w Fresnels
12 SELECON 650w Fresnels
10 PROLITE 650w Fresnels
12 SELECON 650w profile
10 PROLITE 650w profile
2 SELECON ACCLAIM 650w profile

1 ROBE 400ft hazar
1 smoke machine

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Hamilton Performing Arts Centre is managed by the Southern Grampians Shire Council.