Hire of Council Facilities Hire of Council Facilities

Council has a large range of quality venues, facilities and equipment for hire across the region. Whether you are planning a major conference or sporting event, or want to hold a small fundraising morning tea, there is something to suit your needs.

For information and bookings, contact Council on (07) 4658 4111 or email assist@longreach.qld.gov.au.

Booking forms can be found here and hire fees are included in Council's latest Fees and Charges document.


Civic & Cultural Centre

This large, modern Centre in the heart of Longreach has everything you need to create a successful event. It is fully air conditioned and has two breakout rooms, a mezzanine and courtyard. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and bar, and items for hire within the Centre include a PA system, data projector, and portable stage.

Longreach Showgrounds

Located on the corner of Sandpiper and Kite Streets, the Longreach Showgrounds is an attractive area that lends itself to a wide variety of functions and events. Click here for a map of the grounds.

Facilities include:

  • Oval & grandstand
  • Rodeo arena
  • Stables & yards
  • Arts & crafts pavilion
  • Wave roof shelter
  • Bar & cold-room
  • Kitchen
  • Toilets & showers
  • Potable water tap and dump point

Please note: Camping at the Longreach Showgrounds is limited. Please discuss your eligibility for a camping permit with Council – (07) 4658 4111

The outlying centres in the Longreach Region also have quality venues & facilities for hire. These include Community Halls for community functions and private hire, and local racecourses for commercial and private hire. For more information contact the relevant branch office.

Ilfracombe: (07) 4652 5400

Isisford/Yaraka: (07) 4658 8900