Dewey Common

The ​​​​Dewey Common is perfectly suited for workshops, meetings or formal functions for up to 64 people.​

​​​With space for 64 people, the Dewey Common is a flexible, light-filled contemporary space located on the ground floor - perfect for workshops, meetings or formal functions and is also available for evening hire. 

Up to 50 people can be seated cabaret style or 64 people in theatre style.

Technology available includes data and video projection, video and sound recording, digital media streaming, touchscreens, and wireless and network capabilities. Use of all the technology is included in the space hire and technical assistance is provided.

Our Informal spaces - the Pathway of Learning and the Plato Terrace - can be used in conjunction with the Dewey Common at no extra charge.

Other learning spaces can be hired to be used in conjunction with the Dewey Common. 

Bastow also offers catering packages, participant materials and portable device hire. 

This space is also available on weekday evenings and any time on weekends. Access to other spaces in the building and to catering facilities at these times is also available.

Additional charges for security, cleaning, catering and technical support apply.​

Hire Rates for Dewey Common

Audience Rate
Half Day/ Full Day

DET​​$740/ $1480
​Professional​$988/ $1976​​
​Community​$244/ $488

Evening Hire Rates

​​Audience Per Booking
DET​​​$300
​Professional​$400
​Community​$75

Weekend Hire Rates

​​​Audience Per Day
DET​$600
​Professional​$800
​Community​$75

Other After Hours Charges

Technical support (if required)​$90 per hour (minimum 4 hours)
​Cleaning (weekends)​$50 per day