Cockatoo Island’s Conference Centre, located in the Administration Building near the ferry wharf, can accommodate a total of 80 people across two meeting rooms and a conference theatre. Meanwhile, the Convict Precinct cinema is equipped with a projector, a five metre wide screen, surround sound and bean bag lounge chairs, making it a great informal space to screen training videos or presentations. The Conference Centre and Convict Precinct cinema are available for meetings and conferences daily from 8am to 5pm.
Fee: $700 per day
Capacity: Up to 50 people
Fee: $550 per day
Capacity: Up to 18 people
Fee: $450 per day
Capacity: Up to 12 people
Fee: $350 per day
Capacity: Up to 35 people
Commercial activity: If you are planning on conducting a commercial activity, you will need to apply for a commercial activity permit at an additional cost (See: Permits and Approvals).
Island amenities: Cockatoo Island has wheelchair access, toilet facilities (including accessible toilets), vending machines, an Opal card top-up machine and free Wi-Fi (enquire at the Visitor Centre)
Parking spots: On-street parking is available near the ferry wharves at Woolwich, Greenwich, Chiswick, Huntleys Point, Drummoyne, Birchgrove and Balmain.
Island conditions: Most areas of the island are wheelchair accessible; however, there is a steep incline from the lower island to the upper plateau, and – owing to the island’s industrial heritage – there are uneven surfaces as well as some buildings not accessible by wheelchair.