**COVID-19 Notice: Port Douglas Community Hall will be closed until further notice.**

The Port Douglas Community Hall has a variety of rooms which are all mobility accessible and available for hire depending on what the function is and the number of people expected to attend.

  • Full Auditorium – Diane Cilento Auditorium – 340m2 – 450 people theatre style
  • Front Auditorium – Hazel Douglas Room – 181m2
  • Back Auditorium – Marj Norris Room – 159m2

Mowbray Street (Cnr Mowbray & Mudlo Streets), Port Douglas QLD 4873

Phone (07) 4099 9444 or email enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

Booking Form

Venue Details


  • The Auditorium (340m2) can be divided into 2 rooms, as per the above configuration.
  • It is suitable for private and public forums, gala events, wedding receptions, and corporate events.
  • It has a capacity to seat 450 theatre style or 250 dinning style.
  • The room is air-conditioned and also has ceiling fans.
  • There are 4 computer/data points, specialised lighting and sound equipment, pre-organising and notice is required to utilise these facilities.
  • The front section (Hazel Douglas Room) of the Auditorium has a large automated projection screen mounted on the wall.


  • The facility has an undercover deck area that is ideal for pre-function activities area (80m2).
  • The outdoor rear deck has a combination of undercover, shaded and open deck area with a servery to the kitchen/bar area.
  • The space has ceiling fans and recessed lighting.
  • There are ceiling fans, spotlights and recessed lighting.


  • The outdoor rear deck (right) has a combination of undercover, shaded and open deck area with a servery to the kitchen/bar area.
  • There are ceiling fans, spotlights and recessed lighting.

Additional Information


  • Tables and chairs are located in the large storeroom.There are approximately 20 rectangular tables (1600 x750) and 15 round overlays (1800 diameter – seat 10 people); and 200 chairs.


  • The hall facilities are level throughout with surface tactiling installed for people who are blind or have vision impairment.
  • The venue includes toilet facilities for men and women. There is also an accessible toilet with hand rails and a shower with no step available. A shower chair/seat is not available


  • The kitchen and bar area features a commercial grade kitchen with stainless steel benches, commercial gas oven and burners, glass washer, dishwasher, cold room and ceiling fans.
  • There are two serveries to the external rear deck area.
  • It is great area for pre-dinner drinks and canapés for catered functions.


  • An uncovered, mobility accessible car park is available in the public car park at the community hall (entry via Mowbray Street).
  • A covered drop-off point and ramped pathway to the hall is also located in this car park.
  • A smaller car park is located at the rear of the hall (entry via Mudlo Street) with an uncovered ramp into the rear of the building.
  • Another ramp is located at the front of the building should users park on Mowbray Street.


Guidelines for holding an event at a Council venue
Terms and conditions – Booking of venue hire

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