Important update regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
In line with the next phase of Government COVID-19 restrictions easing, the
Cavanbah Centre and Village meeting rooms managed by Coffs Harbour City Council will be reopening with restrictions from 19 June 2020. This includes the Seminar Hut and 189B Harbour Drive.
The safety and wellbeing of customers, staff and volunteers remains our top priority and we want to assure you we have put measures in place accordingly.
Opening Restrictions and Limitations
Community Centres and Halls managed by Coffs Harbour City Council will be adjusting current use from 19 June to reflect the easing of restriction changes as follows:-
Capacity must not exceed one person per 4 square metres including staff members.
Classes or organised events must not have more than 20 participants (not including the persons conducting or assisting in the conduct of the class or event, or parents, guardians and carers of participants).
Premises must have a COVID-19 Safety Plan.
All the other usual social distancing and hygiene measures apply.
Council staff are preparing for the further permitted use. They are working with users of the facilities to ensure responsibilities being placed on hirers by the NSW Government requirements are met. Online bookings for the Community Village and Cavanbah Centre will continue to be unavailable for now.
At this time and into the future, the following hygiene and safety measures will continue inside Cavanbah Centre and Village meeting rooms:
- Social distancing rules to be followed
- Perspex sneeze guards installed at customer service points
- Hand sanitiser stations made available
- Signage displayed with COVID-19 safety messages
- Kitchen facilities will remain closed at this time. Disposable cups will be available.
- We ask that people please stay home if they are feeling at all unwell
All hirers are to apply social distancing and hygiene practices. Hirers of the facilities will be required to:
- Make available hand hygiene, waste receptacle and cleaning products
- Wipe clean all surfaces to be used including chairs and tables prior to use
- Maintain an attendance and contact register
- Adhere to 1.5m social distancing
- Adhere to space restrictions of one person per 4 square metres
- Adhere to floor markings
- Use hand sanitiser upon entry and maintain hygiene practices
- Not use the kitchenette facilities which remain closed at this time
- Not attend if you are unwell
We also recommend you download the
Online bookings for the Cavanbah Centre and Village Rooms remains unavailable and we ask you please contact the Coffs Harbour Community Village reception (details below).
We have developed a
Return to Council Managed Facilities Checklist to assist you with planning your return. You'll also be required to submit to the Booking Officer a COVID-19 Risk Assessment for your activity, which forms part of the hire agreement documentation they will provide to you at the time of booking.
Booking Officer and Contacts
We understand the venue is a much loved part of our community life, and we thank you for your understanding as we work together to face this unprecedented global challenge.
Cavanbah Centre: 191 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour
The Cavanbah Centre and Community Village
function spaces are versatile community venues located right in the heart of the Coffs Harbour CBD. The venues provided by Coffs Harbour City Council are available for hire 7 days a week for a variety of meetings, conferences, functions and events and offer competitive pricing. All of our spaces are complete with audio-visual equipment, kitchenettes and are fully accessible.
Booking for an Organisation
Terms and Conditions of Hire
The Community Village: 22 Earl Street, Coffs Harbour
The Community Village
meeting rooms are located in the heart of the Community Village. There are two meeting rooms, suitable for a wide variety of functions and events. The rooms are carpeted, face out on to the village green area and feature air-conditioning, kitchenette facilities and interactive projectors. The two meeting rooms are separated by dividers that open to create one large room which can accommodate up to 80 people.
Our Venue Reception is at the Community Village and is open from 9am-4.00pm weekdays. Along with venue hire, we also offer low cost word processing, photocopying and laminating services to the community.
Phone: 02 6648 3690