Bargoonga Nganjin Community Room

182-186 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy

Photo of Community Room with tables setup in U-shape

Bargoonga Nganjin Community Room

182-186 St Georges Road, North Fitzroy

Bagung Magali Community Room is large modern space within Bargoonga Nganjin which is suitable for events with 50-150 guests. The space has an adjacent commercial kitchen and inbuilt AV equipment and can be divided into two separate breakout spaces.


  • 150 cocktail style (125 max during business hours)
  • 80 theatre style
  • 56 workshop style (7 square double tables or 14 tables)

Features and facilities

  • Polished floorboards
  • 15 trestle tables (seating 4 to 6 people)
  • 132 chairs
  • Two inbuilt data projectors and screens
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • Two portable stages/platforms are available
  • A lectern/podium is available
  • Please see the floorplan for room measurements.

Audio Visual Systems

  • There is a wall-mounted projector and screen to be used for presentations and film screenings
  • Laptop computers can be linked to the projector via the HDMI wall input with a HDMI cable
  • A USB can be directly linked to the projector via the USB wall input
  • The room includes built in stereo speakers for amplified audio playback
  • You may schedule a short site visit to do a self-guided dry run of the AV system, should you wish our staff to induct you on the AV system there is an additional charge
  • You may choose to hire a Council sound technician, who can setup microphones and assist with equipment setup and operation. 

AV MANUAL (pdf 1448 kb)

Commercial Kitchen

The kitchen features a commercial gas oven, combination oven, gas salamander, urn, gas griddle, commercial dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer and workbench.

Use of Building

  • Bargoonga Nganjin is multi-purpose community hub, which may be used by a range of groups at any given time. At all times, the Hirer and their guests should be respectful of other users of the space, keep noise to a reasonable level and not impede access to communal areas.
  • Although this space is located next to the rooftop garden, the rooftop is unable to be hired privately and is open to the public during library opening hours.
  • Smoking is prohibited in all internal areas of the venue including the roof top deck area and is only permitted outside on Best Street or St Georges Rd, away from doors and openings to the building.
  • This space is permanently booked for our senior citizens group during business hours Tuesdays-Fridays.
  • Additional measures may apply for high-risk events in this space, including but not limited to:- a higher bond, compulsory security guards, a valid liquor license, staff with RSAs.
  • A swipecard must be collected from reception during business hours to allow access to the venue when the building is closed.
  • The furniture must be returned to the default configuration after each booking.
  • Please download and read our conditions of hire
  • You must supply their own cutlery, crockery, glassware and linen.
  • You may choose your own caterer; names of recommended caterers can be provided upon request.
  • This is not a licensed venue. You must apply for a temporary limited licence if they intend to sell alcohol. If you wish to supply alcohol free of charge or to allow your guests to bring their own alcohol, they must submit a Partysafe form to Victoria Police.

How to book

If you’re a registered user and have booked a venue with us before, you can log on to make a new booking.

If you’re a first-time user, please register with us.

If you are from an organisation, please ensure you register your organisation and book in the organisation’s name.

Not-for-profit groups may be eligible for a discounted rate. You must first contact us on 9205 5555 or [email protected] to get verified for a discounted rate. 

Fees and Charges

Hire Type (Minimum hire: 3 hours)
Hourly hire $75
Hourly hire - NOT FOR PROFIT* $27
Bond From $100
Sound Technician (per hour) $57
Guided site induction with our staff $87
After hours call out fee (per hour) $88
Late booking fee $52
Late change administration fee (per change) $23

*Not for profit rates are applicable for registered not-for-profit-organisations and charities.

Take a look at the venue


Location and hours

Opening Hours:
Monday - Saturday 9am-10pm Sunday 10am-6pm

Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library


182 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North