Long Gully Community Centre

23-29 Havilah Rd, Long Gully

Located just out of central Bendigo, the Long Gully Community Centre is a bustling community space used by a number of different community groups.
Long Gully Community Centre

The Long Gully Community Centre is pleasantly situated in a quiet, off-road location in Long Gully, 3.5 km from the Bendigo CBD. It has two large halls and a large meeting room. Seating and table allocation is flexible, to suit a wide range of community groups.

Member hirers (minimum of 6 bookings a year) get low hourly hire rates and some on-site storage solutions. All member hirer groups are represented on the LGCC management committee.


  • 59 spaces, including four accessible spaces
  • 4 designated disability access spaces
  • Facility has a drop-off area at the front entrance
Disability access
  • Accessible entrances both front and rear
  • Automatic front doors
  • No steps
  • Well-lit rooms
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Fridge: Two fridges with standard freezer capacity
  • Microwaves: Two
  • Instant hot water service (for coffee/tea etc)
  • Oven: Gas with four top burners:
  • Crockery and cutlery: limited available

As this kitchen is shared with all spaces in the facility, it is not generally available to be hired for exclusive use.

  • Thornton Hall: 12m x 13m with small stage, plus multimedia, PA, projector, screen etc
    • Low Stage: 4 m wide by 2 m deep vinyl surface
  • Leggo room: 12m x 12m
  • Wi-Fi: in both halls
  • Seating: both halls seat 80 people comfortably 
  • Floors: carpet tiles throughout the foyer and two halls
  • Heating/cooling: both halls are air-conditioned
  • Hire fee: $10/$20 per hall per hour depending on the nature of the booking
  • South Cornish room 7m x 9m (meeting room)
  • WiFi: Available
  • Seating: 20 people comfortably
  • Floor: carpet tiles throughout foyer and this meeting room
  • Heating/cooling: airconditioned
  • Hire fee: $10/$20 per room per hour depending on the nature of the Hirer’s booking
  • Size: Approximately 3 m x 13 m
  • Partially set up as a children’s playground
  • Surfaces: mixture of artificial grass, chip bark, a large covered veranda
  • No Hire fee applies to this area, it is accessible to all Hirers at all times
Bond and insurance
  • General bond: $350 for Casual Hirers (not applicable at this time - casual hire not available)
  • All Hirers must agree to the LGCC bylaws before their room hire application can be accepted
  • Bond penalties may be applicable for bylaw breaches.
  • All Hirers must have public liability insurance. Under certain conditions the City of Greater Bendigo’s Community Public Liability Insurance policy can provide coverage at no cost for up to $20,000,000 to Hirers who do not hold a public liability insurance policy. The Committee of Management can provide further details on this insurance to Hirers.
Hiring restrictions
  • Bookings are available between 7am and 12 midnight daily
  • No smoking is permitted within the boundary of the LGCC
  • No alcohol is permitted within the boundary of the LGCC


Sherryl Tanian

[email protected]

0431 948 683 

General information

Brian Day

[email protected]

0412 647 805

All hiring restrictions, bylaws, as well as requirements for cleanup and security etc. are required to be agreed to at the time of completing the LGCC Hire Application.

Copies of the Long Gully Community Centre bylaws available on request.