FAQs - Venue 114 Hire

Can I serve alcohol at my event?
Yes, however, if you plan to have alcohol at your event you are required to discuss with a Venue Officer before your event.
Do I need insurance?
Yes, it is a requirement of all hirers to have Public Liability Insurance Cover ($20 Million). Council holds Public Liability Insurance with LGM Queensland which is available to selected hirers. To determine whether or not you are eligible to be covered by this policy, please discuss with your Venue Officer when making your booking. If your event is not covered by our Policy please contact a licenced insurance company/broker to arrange cover and send us a copy of this policy. You will be required to provide us with a copy of your certificate of currency before your event can be confirmed.
Do I need to pay a bond?
Please refer to Fees & Charges for applicable bonds
Does my venue hire cost include venue staff to set up and pack down my event?
No, venue hire costs include the use of a hired space, some equipment and the set-up of basic furniture i.e tables and chairs. Venue staff can assist with further set up and pack down the room/s for your event for an additional fee, please discuss with the Venue Officer.
Does Venue 114 have an ATM?
No, we do not have ATM machines or cash out facilities. Venue 114 is a card-only venue; however some venue hirers and merchandise sellers may accept cash.
Does Venue 114 provide catering?

Venue 114 is a fully serviced venue and no longer permits self/external catering. From light snacks to catered Banquet functions, Venue 114 can provide you with the right menu to suit your event needs.

General Event Catering- Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea along with in-room Tea and Coffee.

On-site Coffee Van-Located in the beautiful Lakeside Courtyard, providing Barista made coffee and drinks- Open Monday-Friday 8am- 12pm**

**Hours may be extended upon request please speak to your Venue Officer for more information.

Does Venue 114 provide technical services e.g. audio and lighting?
Your venue hire charge includes use of basic AV equipment and support only. If your event requires specialist technical support, or a dedicated technician, additional charges will apply. Please discuss your requirements with your Venue Officer. Refer to our planning tools page for further technical information.
If I bring my own laptop, what connections do I need?
You will need to ensure your device has a HDMI output to connect to a Smart TV or Data Projector. It is your responsibility to provide an adapter for your own device if it does not have a HDMI output.
Is Security required for my event?

If you are holding an event that involves alcohol, then it is a requirement that security is engaged for the duration of the event. Likewise, if your event does not involve alcohol, but is determined as a ‘Major/High Risk Event’ by the Venue Officer then it is a requirement that security is engaged for the duration of the event.

Security can also be arranged for specific event requirements, please speak to your Venue Officer.

Is Venue 114 an accessible building?
Yes, Venue 114 has a range of accessible features to support the inclusion of all community members, please refer to our accessibility page for further information.
My event is open to the public, will Venue 114 promote my event?
The marketing of the event will always be the responsibility of the event organiser. Some complimentary marketing activities can be offered at the discretion of the venue. No marketing will be undertaken until the non-refundable booking deposit is paid and marketing content is provided. Refer to our planning tools page for further information.
My event is ticketed do I have to use Venue 114 ticketing services?

Yes, unless approval has been given by the Venue Manager.

Venue 114 uses Humanitix for its ticketing - an innovative, not-for-profit event ticketing platform with lower booking fees that all go to charity. What does this mean for you? Professional, lower-cost ticketing with a social impact that you can share with your patrons.

Parking at Venue 114

There is limited off-street parking available in a public car park adjacent to Venue 114 and ample on-street parking. However, with the Kawana Aquatics Centre, Kawana State College, Lake Kawana and Sunshine Coast Stadium in close proximity, parking can be in short supply at any given time.

Car parking is free, however, ensure you check Council signage on the surrounding streets for time limits or parking restrictions.

What are Venue 114’s opening hours?
The Venue 114 Office and Box Office is open 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, however, events can be held outside of these times. Please note, the venue is available to hire outside of office hours, on weekends and public holidays (additional charges will apply). Please contact a Venue Officer to discuss your event’s requirement.
What is the size of the Smart TV screen?
The Smart TV screen is 65”.
What size are the tables?
  • Standard trestle (rectangular) tables = 183cm x 76cm
  • Thin trestle (rectangular) tables = 183cm x 45cm
  • Round tables (8-seater) = 153cm
  • Round tables (10-seater) = 180cm
  • Card (square) tables = 76cm x 76cm