Community Use of School Facilities


Ballarat High School has a range of facilities that are available for community use. Please refer to the information on this page and accompanying documents regarding facility features and booking processes. 

All enquiries, including hire costs, should be directed to Michele Kennedy, Associate Principal, School Operations on 5338 9000 or via

Robinson Centre Theatre

The Robinson Centre theatre is available for public hire outside of normal school hours.  With a seating capacity of 200 the theatre offers an ideal venue for speakers or performances.  The theatre has some lighting installed and projection/audio equipment can be supplied if required.

Peacock Hall

Peacock Hall is our historic assembly hall that can seat 200 people.  With its historic stained glass windows and wood panelling it is an atmospheric venue.  Access to the kitchen facilities next to the hall can also be negotiated at an additional cost.

General Classrooms

The general classrooms offer a venue for a variety of uses.  With seating and tables for 26 people and data projector/large screen television screens, they provide users with an effective small group area.

Computer Labs

We have a number of computer labs that are available for hire.  Rooms have 25 computers with data projectors, audio facilities and an instructor's machine.  Additional costs will be incurred depending on what resources are required to be used on the computers.


Our library is a pleasant place to host a small gathering that may require some computer access.  Additional costs will be incurred depending on what resources are required to be used on the computers.

Football Ovals

The School has 2 football ovals that are available for hire.  One of the ovals has a turf cricket wicket.  Both are maintained to high standards to ensure safe use.   Most hires of the oval will include mandatory hire of the changeroom/toilet facilities in between the two ovals with associated cleaning costs.  Please note: if both ovals are being hired by different groups shared use of those facilities is required.

Tennis Courts

The school has 3 tennis courts that are available for hire.

Weights Room

Our weights room has a variety of gym equipment.  Please note: extra requirements for supervision by qualified personnel are in place for hiring of the weights room.


The School's gymnasium, including 3 basketball courts, is available for hire.


To apply for hire of any of these facilities, please complete the Application for Hire form and submit to Michele Kennedy at  the School.

Please make sure that you read the hire terms and conditions before submitting the application

 Hire application form

Conditions of hire