Available Services

What’s on offer at Your Community Centre.

Along with our large variety of courses the Ballan & District Community House also offers and range of facilities and services.

Services on offer include –

General Information

The Community House provides a range of information of general interest and about services available to residents of Ballan and District.

Included at the office is an array of brochures and information sheets on health and welfare and related available services.


To become a member, contact the office for an application form. Annual membership costs $11.00 and runs until the end of the current year. Renewals are due at the start of each year. Membership entitles you to become more involved in the organisation and you may wish to nominate to participate as a committee member. The rules of the organisation are available for you to read – ask at the office.

Book Exchange

The Community House offers free loan of books to its members.

Equipment Hire

The Ballan & District Community House has computers, data projectors, a projector screen and various other items which may be made available for hire to community groups.

Computer access

Computers with access to the internet and printing facilities are available during office hours Mon-Thurs 9am to 3pm and Fri 9-12 noon.

Rates: $5 per hour | Member rates: $2.50 per hour



A4: 20c per copy / 30c double sided.
Colour printing also available. Price on application.


$2.00 per A4
$4.00 per A3

Service is only available during office hours Mon to Thur 9am – 3pm, Fri 9am to 12 noon

 Other services and facilities.

At Your Community Centre you will also find facilities and services provided by other organisations.

Services on offer include –

Room Use

The Mechanics’ Institute Reserve Building has comfortable, well equipped facilities suitable for a range of private events and community group activities. We encourage local not for profit groups to make use of these facilities; for bookings please email bookings@bchvic.org.au or phone on 5368 1934 to discuss your group’s requirements. See the Venue Hire section for more details


Moorabool Shire Library

Operates from the front of the Mechanics Institute and is open:

Mon: 1 pm – 4 pm
Weds: 9.30 am – 1 pm
Fri: 10 am – 4 pm
Sat: 9.30 am – 1 pm.

Contact 0419 519 650 for further information

An after Hours Book returns chute is located in the alleyway on the west side of the Mechanics Institute Reserve building

Internet access

Free Internet Access is available throughout the facilities during office hours Mon-Thurs 9am to 3pm and Fri 9-12 noon or at other times for patrons and clients of the facility.