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Boyd Community Hub

Boyd is the City of Melbourne's first integrated community service space, transformed from the heritage-listed site of the former JH Boyd Girls' High School. It houses the Southbank Library, artist studios, as well as maternal, child health and family support services.

Historic three-storey brick building with large red 'Boyd' sign out the front

Book a space

The Boyd Community Hub has comfortable, functional and affordable spaces for hire. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rooms and facilities are available for community and commercial groups to hire and can be used for:

  • meetings
  • community education programs
  • seminars and conferences
  • training
  • exhibitions
  • passive indoor recreational activities
  • cultural events
  • celebrations.

We want Boyd to be a place where programs and opportunities can be created for the community, by the community.

​In line with Council’s 2024–25 budget the hire fees will change from 1 July 2024. All booking requests processed prior to close of business on Sunday 30 June 2024 will remain at the 2023-24 amounts.

Booking requests for 2025 room hire at Boyd Community Hub can be submitted from 9am, Friday 1 November 2024.

Venue details

Contact us

Address: 207 City Road, Southbank VIC 3006

Phone: 1800 695 427



Opening hours

Room hire is available 7 days a week from 7am to 10pm (excluding public holidays).

Boyd Community Hub is open in line with library opening hours.

Getting there

Tram: Route 58 (Stop 116) or Route 12 (Stop 126, with 5 minute walk)​

​Bus: Route 234 or 236 (Stop City Road/Queens Bridge Street)


Boyd site and floor plans

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our acknowledgement

  • Torres Strait Islander Flag
  • Aboriginal People Flag

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we govern, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong / Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin and pays respect to their Elders past and present. 


We acknowledge and honour the unbroken spiritual, cultural and political connection they have maintained to this unique place for more than 2000 generations.

We accept the invitation in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and are committed to walking together to build a better future.