Coal Creek Community Park and Museum is a recreated heritage village that depicts the history of the district from 1870 to 1920. The original and replica buildings tell the story of everyday life of our early migrants. Housing a collection of industrial, agricultural and social history.
The site can host small to larger events, utilising existing buildings or the grounds of the park.
The State Coal Mine precinct in Wonthaggi has two open-space areas capable of hosting events. The larger of the two is in the north-eastern corner and is a flat grassy lawn with a gently sloping hill at the
Visitors can enjoy lunch or light refreshments in the café or make use of the sheltered picnic area and free
barbecues. There are timber picnic tables with bench seating at the barbecue area.
About 60 vehicles can park between the main tourism centre and ‘The Shed’ which is a small theatre. This car park has marked disabled parking spaces. Overflow parking is available along State Coalmine Access
The large lawn is lit up at night by two high powered lights attached to nearby buildings. The second area has no lighting. The areas outlined here have yet to be used for any major events.
The State Coal Mine is the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere and offers a journey back in time to discover what life working in a coal mine was like in the 1900s. Visitors can venture underground through the dark network of tunnels to get handson at the coal face and learn
how Victoria’s hard-working men extracted the black gold.
Library, Community Centre, Meeting Venue, Leisure Centre, Visitor Information Centre & Art Exhibition Space.
Accessible Entrance & Accessible Toilets.
Right in the centre of Moe’s CBD, Moe Town Hall is a versatile flat floor space with a stage, tiered seating at the rear, suitable for a variety of events, including presentations, balls and school concerts.
The Glade is an open area between The Esplanade in Inverloch and the beach at Andersons Inlet.
The Inverloch Community Farmers Market is held at the venue on the last Sunday of each month. The market boasts more than 50 stalls selling fresh locally grown produce and specialty foods.
The Glade has been identified as a venue for future outdoor performances with a design for a sound shell and stage completed and awaiting funding.
The Arts Centre is Bass Coast Shire Council’s main entertainment and arts centre which has recently undergone a $2.2million upgrade. The large theatre and cinema space has a capacity of 420. Part of the recent upgrade was ensuring the latest in lighting technology was installed to aid any performer in producing a fine show.
Aside from being the major cinema in Wonthaggi showing the latest release movies, highlight performances at the venue include shows by James Morrison, Leo Sayer and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow. The centre hosts local theatre group performances, dancing groups, film festivals and visiting performers.
The Arts Centre’s candy bar sells lollies, chocolates, drinks and popcorn. Newly installed comfortable seats for 420 viewers. A car park with a capacity of 70 cars is across the road from the Union while street parking is available on Graham Street and surrounding road.
The Forge Theatre is a proscenium arch theatre with a thrust forestage as well as an orchestra pit and a seating capacity for 362 patrons. The venue is most suited to music and drama performances and presents a professional program of visiting theatrical productions as well as local dance school and musical theatre performances as well as seminars and conferences.
The auditorium has experienced technical staff and is equipped with a professional-quality lighting system and full-range PA system to ensure your event looks and sounds its best.
Backstage there are two large dressing rooms which can accommodate up to 20 people each and include toilet and shower facilities together with illuminated dressing tables and mirrors.
The McKean Room is a small multi-purpose carpeted room with black curtained windows and dimmable lighting which can accommodate up to 40 people depending on your set up requirements. The room is equipped with tables and chairs to suit various arrangements such as theatre style, boardroom style and classroom style. The room is suitable for meetings, presentations, workshops, training sessions, small conferences and intimate performances as well as drama and music classes.
McKean Room equipment including data projector, screen, microphones, small PA system and whiteboard can be supplied for an additional charge. The room can also be used as a breakout room for conferences.
The Wedge is a contemporary hub for performing arts and entertainment complete with theatre, versatile meeting rooms and modern café.
Operated by Wellington Shire Council, this multi award winning venue provides outstanding facilities and services for touring theatre performances, corporate events, local theatre groups, social gatherings, wedding receptions, parties, conventions, exhibitions and more.
The West Gippsland Arts Centre (WGAC) enjoys pride of place in the beautifully landscaped Civic Precinct.
Centrally located on the corner of Smith and Albert Streets in Warragul, it is the region’s major performing arts, cultural and community centre.
The WGAC facilitates high quality entertainment, a point of social gathering, a place for families to share experiences, for children to take their first bow, and for visitors to see the world of touring performing arts.
Catering to a wide variety of events, meetings, conferences and festivals, the WGAC is the ideal venue for any occasion from corporate and business functions to social and special events.
Nestled in the heart of Traralgon’s Victory Park, the sound shell is an outdoor venue catering for community and commercial events.
From music concerts to food and drink festivals, the sound shell site is a versatile open-air venue.