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Our Story

Welcome to Birregurra Hall - a venue with the best sound and acoustics in The Otways.

Birregurra Hall is an ideal venue for community and private functions including meetings, weddings, celebrations, fundraisers, live music, theatre, workshops, fitness classes and memorials.

Recently the Hall has undergone some much needed renovation, landscaping and technical improvement as part of the Regional Arts Victoria Small Town Transformation project and the Australian Federal Government's Building Better Regions program.

The Hall is managed by a Colac Otway Shire appointed Section 86 Committee and is available for hire. All enquiries welcome.

About the Hall

Our story goes back to 1884


Theatre / Live Music / Cinema / Community Events

Coming up at the Hall

  • 24 Aug 2024, 8:00 pm AEST – 25 Aug 2024, 10:30 pm AEST
    Birregurra, 42-44 Main St, Birregurra VIC 3242, Australia
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Hall hire is available for community and public use

Hire the Hall

Built in 1884 for meetings, court cases, education and entertainment etc, a Mechanics Institute and Public Library functioned here, with a Reading Room for daily newspapers. From the 1920s to the 1960s films were regularly shown; and community singing, dances, balls, concerts, euchre parties and flower shows were other popular social activities.


The five separate areas for hire include:

  • Main Hall with a proscenium stage, dressing room, toilet facilities and heating/cooling. Seating capacity is 140 and standing 200+

  • Supper Room, ideal for business meetings and smaller functions (capacity 20);

  • Seniors Room with access to outdoors (capacity 40)

  • Kitchen (can be used for commercial applications)

  • The Yards outdoors area with stage

Facility features include:

  • Full in-house production including sound and lighting

  • Cinema capabilities with laser projector and screen 

  • Full audience accessibility with all abilities bathroom facilities, all abilities access (excl. stage) and disability parking spaces

Contact the booking office:

For rates and hire inquiries, CLICK HERE

Become a Friend of the Hall

The Birregurra Hall Committee is establishing ‘Friends of the Hall’ mailing list and is seeking expressions of interest.


Friends of the Hall is a community-focused initiative that aims to engage diverse voices in the development, participation and direction of arts, music, and local activities at the Birregurra Mechanics Hall.


All community members, organisations, businesses and interested parties above 12 years old are invited to register their interest.


You will be sent an info pack with additional information about the hall, its operations and membership requirements if you would like to join as a member of the Birregurra Hall Incorporated.


For further information you can contact the Birregurra Hall Committee by emailing -



Contact Us


42-44 Main Street

Birregurra VIC 3242

PO Box 88, Birregurra 3242


President: Desma Hutchinson

Secretary: Catriona Holyoake

Treasurer: Emmalie Cain


General hall inquiries, contact President. CLICK HERE to email, or call 0428 523393

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