Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre

  • Location Chisham Ave & Robbos Way, Kwinana Town Centre WA 6167, Australia
  • Facilities and Amenities available
    • Toilets
    • Seating
    • Kitchen
    • AV Equipment
    • Halls, Community Centres & Rooms
    Enquire about hiring

The Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre offers an array of spaces for holding modern functions, meetings and conferences. Spaces for hire include the Ken Jackman Hall with a capacity of 300 as well as IT training rooms, art and activity spaces and community meeting rooms. Free Wi-Fi is also available throughout the facility.

Note: ​​​​​​​​​​​This page provides information relating to hireable spaces only. For more detailed information about the Darius Wells, visit the main facility page. A full facility walkthrough is also available on this page.

Contact and Location

Address: Chisham Avenue and Robbos Way, Kwinana City Centre

Phone: 9439 0407

Email Facility Bookings team

Please note: our Facility Bookings team is not located at the DWLRC. Please call or email for assistance.

Hireable Spaces

Available Rooms for

Ken Jackman Hall


The Ken Jackman Hall is located on the Ground Floor and is the only function room in the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre featuring acoustic bi-fold doors that provide users with the option of creating a more intimate space.

Pricing  

Venue/SpaceFacilitiesCapacityChairs and TablesTypeHire RateFunction RateBooking
Ken Jackman Hall - Full
  • ​Commercial kitchen and kitchenette
  • AV System
  • Projector
  • Lectern, stage and dance floor also available
  • Bi-fold doors to separate into two function rooms
300
  • 250 chairs 
  • 15 x round tables 
  • 15 x trestle tables
Community$46.20 p/hr$75.20 p/hrBook on SpacetoCo
Standard$55.40 p/hr$84.40 p/hr
Ken Jackman Hall - North Half
  • Commercial kitchen
  • AV System
  • ​​Projector​​
150
  • ​72 chairs​
  • 6 x round tables
  • 7 x trestle tables 
Community$23.70 p/hr$52.70 p/hrBook on SpacetoCo
Standard$28.50 p/hr$57.50 p/hr
Ken Jackman Hall - South Half 
  • ​​​​Kitchenette
  • AV System
  • Projector
  • Lectern, stage and dance floor also available
150
  • 106 chairs 
  • 9 x round tables 
  • 8 x trestle tables
Community$23.70 p/hr$52.70 p/hrBook on SpacetoCo
Standard$28.50 p/hr$57.50 p/hr

John Slinger IT Training Room


Located on the ground floor, the John Slinger IT Training Room is suitable for 14 participants and one facilitator.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • 15 computers with webcams and speakers
    • Limited software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Premier, Photoshop and Skype)
    • Internet and audio-visual equipment
    • Projector and smart board  
  • Capacity
    • 15
  • Chairs and Tables
    15 x chairs
  • Type
    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
    $18.50 p/hr
    $22.20 p/hr
  • Function Rate
    $47.50 p/hr
    $51.20 p/hr
Community
(6pm to 12am)$47.50 p/hr
(8am to 6pm)$18.50 p/hr
Standard
(6pm to 12am)$51.20 p/hr
(8am to 6pm)

$22.20 p/hr

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David Nelson Art and Design Room


Located on the first floor, the David Nelson Art and Design Room features a hard floor finish and opens onto a shared balcony.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • ​​Hard floor
    • Whiteboard
    • Portable projector available 
    • Easels
    • Wet area and sink
    • Opens into shared balcony
  • Capacity
    • 22
  • Chairs and Tables
    16 x Chairs and 4 x stools
    4 x Trestle tables and 2 x workbenches
  • Type
    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
    $18.50 p/hr
    $22.20 p/hr
  • Function Rate
    $47.50 p/hr
    $51.20 p/hr
  • Community
    (6pm to 12am)$47.50 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$18.50 p/hr
    Standard
    (6pm to 12am)$51.20 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$22.20 p/hr
 

Alf Lydon Meeting Room


The Alf Lydon Meeting Room is ideal for small training groups or meetings. This room can also be joined with the Frank Baker Meeting Room to create a large meeting space accommodating 34 people.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • Smart Board
    • Projector
    • Access to kitchenette
  • Capacity
    • 17
  • Chairs and Tables
    8 x Chairs
    1 x Table
  • Type
    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
    $12.60 p/hr
    $15.10 p/hr
  • Function Rate
    $41.60 p/hr
    $44.10 p/hr
  • Community
    (6pm to 12am)$41.60 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$12.60 p/hr
    Standard
    (6pm to 12am)$44.10 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$15.10 p/hr
 
 

Frank Baker Meeting Room


The Frank Baker Meeting Room is ideal for small training groups or meetings. This can be joined with the Alf Lyndon Meeting Room to create a larger space accomodating 34 people.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • ​Smart Board
    • Projector
    • Access to kitchenette
  • Capacity
    • 17
  • Chairs and Tables
    8 x Chairs
    1 x Table
  • Type
    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
    $12.60 p/hr
    $15.10 p/hr
  • Function Rate
    $41.60 p/hr
    $44.10 p/hr
  • Community
    (6pm to 12am)$41.60 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$12.60 p/hr
    Standard
    (6pm to 12am)$44.10 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$15.10 p/hr
 
 

​Frank Konecny Meeting Room


The Frank Konecy Meeting Room is the largest meting room (board room) that open onto a shared balcony.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • ​Whiteboard
    • Projector with screen
  • Capacity
    • 16
  • Chairs and Tables
    16 x Chairs
    Boardroom
  • Type
    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
    $12.30 p/hr
    $14.80 p/hr
  • Function Rate
    $41.30 p/hr
    $43.80 p/hr
  • Community
    (6pm to 12am)$41.30 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$12.30 p/hr
    Standard
    (6pm to 12am)$43.80 p/hr
    (8am to 6pm)$14.80 p/hr
 

Exhibition Space


Located in the Carol Adams Community Lounge and upstairs corridor, the Darius Wells Exhibition Space includes exhibition panels, wall hanging system and plinths, Also available for openings are tables, chairs and use of kitchen.

Pricing

  • Facilities
    • Exhibition Space
    • Wall hanging system and plinths 
  • Capacity
    • 200+
  • Chairs and Tables
    Chairs and tables available for openings

Bond 

Meeting: $200

A​ctivity: $300

Function: $1000 to $2000

Booking Information

Thank you for considering the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre for your next event. Please note the City’s facilities have now transitioned to online booking through SpacetoCo. This gives you 24/7 access to the booking system as well as the flexibility to manage your own bookings.

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For Definitions please refer to Venues and facilities for hire - City of Kwinana

Please note the rates quoted for bookings are effective 1 July 2021.

Please contact the City of Kwinana Facility Bookings Team at Bookings@kwinana.wa.gov.au or on (08) 9439 0407 if you have any issues accessing or using SpacetoCo.

Booking process:

  1. Go to SpacetoCo to make a booking
  2. Once submitted the City of Kwinana Facility Bookings Team will assess your application within six business days
  3. If any further details or forms are required please message us in SpacetoCo or email the Kwinana Facility Bookings Team at bookings@kwinana.wa.gov.au

Forms: 

For more details on organising an event and the relevant forms required, please head to our 'running a community event' ​page.​​​​​