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Testing Grounds

Testing Grounds

Image: RMIT Interior Design Exhibition, Testing Grounds, 2017.


Testing Grounds is available for hire for festivals, events, meetings and more. We have outdoor space that can accommodate up to 500 people (subject to government guidelines), with undercover areas, including seating, lighting, a set up for public speaking and an indoor space that is flexible and can comfortably accommodate up to 40 people (subject to government guidelines). 

To enquire about hiring the site, simply get in touch via the form below. 

For workshops, education and talks, please refer to our Education program.


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What is available when booking Testing Grounds:

  • Flexible and robust infrastructure able to be used to transform the space to suit your needs;
  • Bar serving a range of beer and wine + staffing, with a liquor licence 11 am- 9 pm on weekdays and 11 am-11 pm on Friday and Saturday;
  • Vehicle access;
  • All gender toilets;
  • Moveable bench seats, tables and picnic tables;
  • A friendly site manager who can help you with your needs;
  • Lots of shade and a garden;
  • Cleaning before and after the event;
  • Other staffing for your event.

General pricing guide for public events.

Half Day

Full Day


Evening Event

9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm

Up to 100 people

No bar

$400 minimum


Up to 100 people


$700 minimum

9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday

Up to 100 people


$2500 minimum

All Day bump in + 6pm-11pm

Up to 500 people


$1200 minimum


Contact us to discuss your needs outside of the following parameters.


Get in touch

If you are interested in using Testing Grounds please submit this form and we will get back to you ASAP. If you have any questions you can email us at testing-grounds@theprojects.com.au and we are very happy to point you in the right direction.

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