Cockatoo Island’s Conference Centre, located in the Administration Building near the ferry wharf, can accommodate a total of 80 people across two meeting rooms and a conference theatre. Meanwhile, the Convict Precinct cinema is equipped with a projector, a five metre wide screen, surround sound and bean bag lounge chairs, making it a great informal space to screen training videos or presentations. The Conference Centre and Convict Precinct cinema are available for meetings and conferences daily from 8am to 5pm. (Terms and Conditions apply)
Fee: $700 per day
Capacity: Up to 50 people
Fee: $550 per day
Capacity: Up to 18 people
Fee: $450 per day
Capacity: Up to 12 people
Fee: $350 per day
Capacity: Up to 35 people
Commercial activity: If you are planning on conducting a commercial activity, you will need to apply for a commercial activity permit at an additional cost (See: Permits and Approvals).
Island amenities: Cockatoo Island has wheelchair access, toilet facilities (including accessible toilets), vending machines, an Opal card top-up machine and free Wi-Fi (enquire at the Visitor Centre)
Parking spots: On-street parking is available near the ferry wharves at Woolwich, Greenwich, Chiswick, Huntleys Point, Drummoyne, Birchgrove and Balmain.
Island conditions: Most areas of the island are wheelchair accessible; however, there is a steep incline from the lower island to the upper plateau, and – owing to the island’s industrial heritage – there are uneven surfaces as well as some buildings not accessible by wheelchair.