Broadmeadows Community Hub

   

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All events at Hume City Council’s Community Centres of more than 100 people have been cancelled until further notice. The Community Centres will remain open with continual review based on the latest coronavirus advice from the Federal and State Government.

180 – 182 Widford Street, Broadmeadows
Phone: 9356 6160
Email: bchbookings@hume.vic.gov.au

Normal opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm, closed on weekends 
These hours may vary over the Easter weekend, the Christmas and New Year period and on public holidays. Please visit hume.vic.gov.au/holidayhours for information about current holiday operating hours.

The Broadmeadows Community Hub is an active and vibrant community space giving access to a range of health, community, social and learning programs for the local residents.

The facility hosts a wide range of local neighbourhood activities including support services that strengthen the Broadmeadows community. Lifelong learning, education and training opportunities are offered at the Centre.

Facilities accessible include a computer lab, multipurpose meeting spaces, consulting room, Maternal Child and Health Nurses and commercial kitchen. 

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Local community groups, health service practitioners, training organisations', service organisations', artist and performers, support and social groups and those looking for a meeting space are encouraged to consider this Centre as an option.

Key features 

  • Available for casual or regular hire
  • Multi-Purpose meeting room space for up to 70 people
  • Commercial Kitchen including dishwasher
  • Outdoor courtyard space including a BBQ
  • Projector & pull down screen
  • Cordless microphone / audio system
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Free public wifi
  • Laminate floor suitable for dance
  • Staffed reception area during business hours
  • Welcoming gathering place for informal meetings
  • Lift available to the first floor
  • A private consulting room is available for casual or regular hire
  • Displayed artwork by prominent Australian artist Godwin Bradbeer
  • Fully equipped computer room and conference space
  • Children's activity space 

Centre Inspection

To view the facility in person please call Reception on 9356 6160 to make an appointment. 

Existing Services

Maternal Child Health Centre

For all enquiries or to make an appointment with a Maternal Child Health Nurse, please phone 9205 2844.

Playgroups at the Broadmeadows Community Hub

A variety of playgroups are active within the Centre and relevant to your child’s needs. If you are interested in attending a playgroup at the Broadmeadows Community Hub please email: playgroups@hume.vic.gov.au

What's On

To see what's on at the Broadmeadows Community Hub, click here.  

Dallas Neighbourhood House

Dallas Neighbourhood House conducts programs and activities within the Centre.
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 8am - 4pm
For enquiries, please contact:

Facility Information

Street view:

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Parking

  • 20 parking bays
  • Includes disability parking 

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Multi-Purpose Rooms 1, 2 and 3 Combined

  • Capacity 70 people seated or 90 standing
  • Modern Tables (18) and (70) chairs
  • Projector & pull down screen
  • Cordless microphone / audio system 
  • Whiteboard available on request
  • Outdoor BBQ area
  • Adjacent to commercial kitchen

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Community Kitchen

  • Full size industrial oven with 6 burner hotplates
  • Large fridge
  • Industrial quick dishwasher
  • Large stainless steel benches
  • Microwave
  • Built in hot water tap
  • Large stainless steel bench

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Multi-Purpose Room 3

  • Capacity 35 people
  • Access to courtyard
  • Accessible toilet
  • Cordless microphone/audio system
  • Projector and pull-down screen

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Multi-Purpose Room 1 or 2

  • Capacity: 17
  • Floor – laminate floorboards
  • Whiteboard available on request
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Floor to ceiling window overlooking play area
  • Accessible toilet
  • Sink

Children's Activity Space

  • Capacity: 16 children
  • Floor – partial laminated floorboards and carpet
  • Floor to ceiling window looking out to accessible play area
  • Tables and chairs
  • Children's toilet
  • Accessible toilets (Male and Female) and baby change facilities
  • Heating and cooling
  • Wall mounted Screen

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Children’s Activity Space (Includes access to an Outdoor Play Area)

IT Training Room (First Floor)

  • 12 Desktop computers (Windows)
  • Whiteboard
  • Wall mounted TV
  • Large conference table able to accommodate 10 people

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What can you do at the Broadmeadows Hub?

  •  Access local community information
  •  Enjoy a cuppa
  •  Participate in broad range of community programs and activities
  •  Make an a appointment with your local Maternal and Child Health Nurse
  •  Bring your toddler along to a playgroup and meet local parents
  •  Talk with people that can assist you to manage the difficult periods in your life
  •  Host small scale community events
  •  Attend community learning and training programs
  • Hire a space suitable for:
    • Casual or regular bookings
    • Meetings
    • Community group functions
    • Child or adult activity classes
    • Private functions

What community groups call the Broadmeadows Hub home?

  • Broadmeadows Residents Advisory Team BRAT
  • Dallas Neighbourhood House DNH
  • Spanish Speaking Senior Citizens Club of Broadmeadows and Districts 
  • Hume City Council – Maternal and Child Health

Our artwork

The Broadmeadows Community Hub is also home to a  permanent public art work by prominent Australian artist, Godwin Bradbeer. The work, titled Tabula Rasa, which literally means 'a clean slate', refers to ideas of new beginnings, learning and the power of imagination.

Further information for room hire

To hire a room, you are required to complete a Booking Application Form and the Conditions of Hire form. The completed documents are to be returned to the office or emailed to: bchbookings@hume.vic.gov.au

  • If unable to accommodate your booking request, staff will contact you as soon as possible.
  • Please note tentative bookings are only held for five days from the date of application.
  • Once the booking request has been accepted, a booking confirmation will be emailed to you.  Please ensure all booking details are correct on receiving the email.
  • Any changes to bookings must be made in writing prior to the commencement of the booking.
  • Four weeks prior to the event an invoice will be sent to the hirer from the Finance Department of Hume City Council. All fees and charges including bonds must be paid prior to the event. Hirers can pay via BPAY, Post Office or at any of Hume City Council's Customer Service Centres.
  • Hire fees are due and payable 14 days prior to the booking.
  • The booking time frame must also include set up and pack up time. Hirers will only be allowed to enter the facility during the agreed booking time frame and into the areas that they have been given access rights to. 

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Room Hire Restrictions 

  • Helium balloons, glitter and confetti are strictly prohibited in the Centre. All property, decorations, catering appliances or fittings belonging to a hirer are to be removed from the Centre before vacating the facility.
  • Smoke Machines - It is forbidden to have any ice, smoke haze or fog machine, sparklers or other apparatus that produces smoke, haze, fog or flames in the Centre.

ANY BREACH OF RESTRICTIONS MAY RESULT IN ADDITIONAL CHARGES BEING DEDUCTED FROM THE BOND.

Collection of Keys 

  • Keys are to be collected from the Broadmeadows Community Hub’s Reception by appointment and no later than 2pm Friday before the hire event. It is the responsibility of the hirer to collect the key in the time indicated.
  • An introduction to the centre, including security and alarm access together with a User Guide and Emergency Preparedness and Response Procedure will be provided to the hirer at that time.
  • Bonds may take up to four weeks to be refunded.

Contact us

Phone us: 9356 6160
Visit us: 180-182 Widford st, Broadmeadows 3047
To express interest in hiring a space a the Broadmeadows Community Hub email: bchbookings@hume.vic.gov.au


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Updated : 5:18 PM, 18 March 2020

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