If full catering is undertaken by the club, no hire fees are payable for the use of the Club’s facilities. For members and non-members, the Italo Australian Club must supply a bar service during all functions. For member and non-member organizations, the bar is totally excluded for hire. BYO is not permitted at the club but corkage for $10 per bottle can be arranged.


If the club performs only part of the catering service (ie. Bar) a charge of $450 members and $600 non-members plus GST, will be made for the hire of the main hall. The small hall is can be hired for a fee of $300 members and $500 non-members plus GST. Charges will also be made for the use of other facilities where applicable. (ie Kitchen).


Where an outside catering service is contracted for functions, the following charges will apply; $500 for hire of the hall and $400 (members) and $500 (non-members) for hire of the kitchen.



Members who have not been full financial members of the Italo Australian Club for three years prior to the booking date, will be charged an additional $100 for the use of the Club’s facilities.


Persons eligible to members rates (as per schedule fees) are defined as person (s) who have paid their annual subscription fee (s) and members of their immediate family only. Members hiring facilities on behalf of non-members incur non-members charges and conditions.



For catering purposes, the total number of people attending must be confirmed must by the client, no later than seven days prior to the function. Any changes to total numbers after this period will not be accepted and clients will be charged for total numbers previously advised.



The use of crockery and cutlery are to be charge as follows – all cutlery @ 23c per item (ie. Forks, knives, spoons, teaspoons, dessert spoons, dessert forks etc.) all crockery @ 40c per item (ie. Dinner plates, entrée plates, soup bowls, dessert plates, bread & butter plates, cups & saucers etc.). An itemised hire rate schedule is available upon request. When crockery and cutlery are used, the client will be held responsible for any breakage, loss or damage (eg chips to crockery) to any of the fired materials. The client must wash and dry each article used, and in turn they must provide their own washing and drying materials. Failure to do so will incur additional charges.



If the hirer wishes to use the club’s linen tablecloths, they must be laundered and pressed at SE Laundry at the hirer’s expense.



Decorations are to be arranged under the direction of the Events