International House is the perfect setting for all your conference requirements. Set in a tranquil garden environment, we offer a variety of meeting venues, in-house catering, and easy access to the University of Melbourne and the CBD.
Room capacities and estimated hire fees*
Hire fees are based on half day to full day hire charges. Extra requirements might incur additional costs.
* A surcharge may be applied for Saturday and Sunday bookings depending on the nature and complexity of the booking.
|Theatre||Formal||Board||Classroom||Whole Day||Half Day (<4 hrs)|
|George Hicks Building (western end)|
George Hicks Building (western end)
The brand new western end of the George Hicks Building is a great space to inspire and generate creativity. It contains three separate rooms which can be combined into a larger space, and is ideal for lectures, meetings or workshops.
The rooms are well appointed for evening and daytime meetings, with two hour free parking readily available outside the front door on Royal Parade. A fully-functioning Café is also onsite, and can be opened for your function with prior notice.
|Meeting Room 1|
Meeting Room 1
|Meeting Room 2|
Meeting Room 2
|Meeting Room 3|
Meeting Room 3
|Two of Meeting Rooms 1, 2 or 3|
Two of Meeting Rooms 1,2 or 3
|Meeting Rooms 1, 2 and 3 combined |
Meeting Rooms 1, 2 and 3 combined
|Breakout Area |
|George Hicks Building (eastern end)|
George Hicks Building (eastern end)
A spacious two storied Edwardian house forms the eastern end of the George Hicks Building and acts as a self-contained function centre, featuring one large and three small meeting rooms
Collectively or independently the rooms are well appointed for evening and daytime meetings, with two hour free parking readily available outside the front door on Royal Parade. A fully-functioning Café is also onsite, and can be opened for your function with prior notice.
|Meeting Room 4|
Meeting Room 4
|Meeting Room 5|
Meeting Room 5
|Meeting Room 6|
Meeting Room 6
|Meeting Room 7|
Meeting Room 7
|Dimmick Dining Hall|
Dimmick Dining Hall
The Dimmick Dining Hall is an ideal venue for large dinners and events. This space can be sectioned off into two large rooms, one for dining and the other for conferencing or workshops. The high ceilings are emblazoned with the flags of many nations, creating a unique multi-cultural environment to compliment your event.
|Half of Dimmick Dining Hall||300||120||150||-||$895||$595|
|Junior Common Room|
Junior Common Room
This light and spacious room with tall floor to ceiling windows has an adjoining annex for catering and is a diverse space for meetings and functions. The room opens onto to a spacious courtyard, creating the perfect space for catering breaks and a bit of fresh air.
|Royce Abbey Room|
Royce Abbey Room
Located on the second floor of the historic Hilda Stevenson Building, this boardroom can accommodate up to twenty four attendees. Named after the distinguished Rotarian, this room houses many intriguing items which reflect Royce Abbey's esteemed international recognition.
|Mavis Jackson Room|
Mavis Jackson Room
Located on the ground floor of the historic Hilda Stevenson Building, this room is ideal for small dinner parties, meetings and presentations. The numerous windows look out into the Oak Tree Courtyard, which can be utilised as a breakout space.
|Constance Duncan Room|
Constance Duncan Room
Perfect for smaller groups and working lunch meetings. Located on the ground floor, it is the perfect space for a secluded meeting or interview session.
|Ronald Cowan Room|
Ronald Cowan Room
This recently renovated classroom is the perfect space for meetings and training presentations. Boasting a 3.1 meter whiteboard, easy to use data projector and sound system, your presentation will be trouble free.
|Frank Larkins Room|
Frank Larkins Room
With ample natural light, this classroom is the perfect space for meetings and training presentations.
Full catering can be provided in the form of day packages, morning and afternoon tea, working lunches, drinks and canapés, and BBQ menus.
Conference guests can connect wirelessly to the Eduroam network at International House using their home institution account. For more information about connecting to Eduroam for your next conference or event, visit access for Eduroam visitors.