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Eligible groups and organisations can apply for a subsidy to support the hiring of St Kilda or Port Melbourne Town Hall auditoriums for their next big event.

We're here to help house your next event whether it's a dazzling presentation night, a heartwarming school awards ceremony, a lively sports breakfast, a vibrant cultural celebration or anything else you can dream up. 

Applications are now open for 2024/25 and will remain open until all funding is gone. 

Successful applicants will receive a full or partial subsidy to hold one event within the 2024/25 financial year at either the St Kilda Town Hall Auditorium or Port Melbourne Town Hall Auditorium. 

Let's team up and bring your next event to life together!

To learn more about the subsidy and to apply via our Smart Grants Portal, visit the Town Hall Hire Subsidy Scheme webpage

If you have any questions about the scheme or how to apply, please contact our friendly staff at or call us on 03 9209 6777.