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
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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 interior of Ken Jackman Hall at the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

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.

There have 3 types of hall:

  • Ken Jackman Hall - Full
  • Ken Jackman Hall - North Half
  • Ken Jackman Hall - South Half

Pricing

Ken Jackman Hall - Full

  • Venue/Space
    Ken Jackman Hall - Full
  • Facility
    • ​Commercial kitchen and kitchenette
    • AV System
    • Projector
    • Lectern, stage and dance floor also available
    • Bi-fold doors to separate into two function rooms
  • Capacity
    • 300
  • Chairs and Tables
    250 chairs
    15 x round tables
    15 x trestle tables
  • Type
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    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
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    $46.20 p/hr
    $55.40 p/hr
  • Function Rate
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    $75.20 p/hr
    $84.40 p/hr
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    Comunity
    Hire Rate$46.20 p/hr
    Function Rate$75.20 p/hr
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    Standard
    Hire Rate$55.40 p/hr
    Function Rate$84.40 p/hr

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Ken Jackman Hall - North Half

  • Venue/Space
    Ken Jackman Hall - North Half
  • Facility
    • Commercial kitchen
    • AV System
    • ​​Projector​​
  • Capacity
    • 150
  • Chairs and Tables
    75 chairs
    6 x round tables
    7 x trestle tables
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    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
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    $23.70 p/hr
    $28.50 p/hr
  • Function Rate
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    $52.70 p/hr
    $57.50 p/hr
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    Comunity
    Hire Rate$23.70 p/hr
    Function Rate$52.70 p/hr
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    Standard
    Hire Rate$28.50 p/hr
    Function Rate$57.50 p/hr

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Ken Jackman Hall - South Half 

  • Venue/Space
    Ken Jackman Hall - South Half 
  • Facility
    • ​​​​Kitchenette
    • AV System
    • Projector
    • Lectern, stage and dance floor also available
  • Capacity
    • 150
  • Chairs and Tables
    106 chairs
    9 x round tables
    8 x trestle tables
  • Type
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    Community
    Standard
  • Hire Rate
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    $23.70 p/hr
    $28.50 p/hr
  • Function Rate
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    $52.70 p/hr
    $57.50 p/hr
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    Comunity
    Hire Rate$23.70 p/hr
    Function Rate$52.70 p/hr
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    Standard
    Hire Rate$28.50 p/hr
    Function Rate$57.50 p/hr

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John Slinger IT Training Room


  • The John Slinger IT room in the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

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

    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

      Pricing

      • Venue/Space
        John Slinger IT Training Room
      • Facility
        • 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
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        Community
        Standard
      • Hire Rate
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        $18.50 p/hr
        $22.20 p/hr
      • Function Rate
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        $47.50 p/hr
        $51.20 p/hr
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        Comunity
        Hire Rate$18.50 p/hr
        Function Rate$47.50 p/hr
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        Standard
        Hire Rate$22.20 p/hr
        Function Rate$51.20 p/hr

         

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      David Nelson Art and Design Room


      • The interior of the David Nelson Art and Design Room in the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

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

        Facilities

        • ​​Hard floor
        • Whiteboard
        • Portable projector available 
        • 9 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

        Pricing

        • Venue/Space
          David Nelson Art and Design Room
        • Facility
          • Hard floor
          • Whiteboard
          • Portable projector available 
          • 9 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
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          Community
          Commercial
        • Hire Rate
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          $18.50 p/hr
          $22.20 p/hr
        • Function Rate
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          $47.50 p/hr
          $51.20 p/hr
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          Community
          Hire Rate$18.50 p/hr
          Function Rate$47.50 p/hr
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          Standard
          Hire Rate$22.20 p/hr
          Function Rate$51.20 p/hr

           

         

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        Alf Lydon Meeting Room


        • The interior of the Frank Baker Meeting Room at the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

        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.

          Facilities

          • Smart Board
          • Projector
          • Access to kitchenette

          Capacity

          • 17

          Chairs and Tables

          • 8 x Chairs
          • 1 x Table

          Pricing

          • Venue/Space
            Alf Lydon Meeting Room
          • Facility
            • Smart Board
            • Projector
            • Access to kitchenette
          • Capacity
            • 17
          • Chairs and Tables
            8 x Chairs
            1 X Table
          • Type
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            Community
            Standard
          • Hire Rate
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            $12.60 p/hr
            $15.10 p/hr
          • Function Rate
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            $41.60 p/hr
            $44.10 p/hr
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            Comunity
            Hire Rate$12.60 p/hr
            Function Rate$41.60 p/hr
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            Standard
            Hire Rate$15.10 p/hr
            Function Rate$44.10 p/hr

             

           

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          Frank Baker Meeting Room


          • The interior of the Alf Lyndon Meeting Room at the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

          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.

          Facilities

          • ​Smart Board
          • Projector
          • Access to kitchenette

          Capacity

          • 17

          Chairs and Tables

          • 8 x Chairs
          • 1 X Table

          Pricing

          • Venue/Space
            Frank Baker Meeting Room
          • Facility
            • Smart Board
            • Projector
            • Access to kitchenette
          • Capacity
            • 17
          • Chairs and Tables
            8 x Chairs
            1 X Table
          • Type
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            Community
            Commercial
          • Hire Rate
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            $12.60 p/hr
            $15.10 p/hr
          • Function Rate
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            $41.60 p/hr
            $44.10 p/hr
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            Comunity
            Hire Rate$12.60 p/hr
            Function Rate$41.60 p/hr
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            Standard
            Hire Rate$15.10 p/hr
            Function Rate$44.10 p/hr

             

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          ​Frank Konecny Meeting Room


          • The interior of the Frank Konecny Meeting Room at the Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre.

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

          Facilites

          • Whiteboard
          • Projector with screen

          Capacity 

          • 16

          Chairs and Tables

          • 16 x Chairs
          • Boardroom

          Pricing

          • Venue/Space
            ​Frank Konecny Meeting Room
          • 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
            Hire Rate - $12.30 p/hr 
            Function Rate - $41.30 p/hr 
             
            Standard
            Hire Rate - $14.80 p/hr 
            Function Rate - $43.80 p/hr 
           

          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.​​​​​