In early 2015, Ballina Shire Council’s Community Spaces was successful in securing a $200,000 grant through the ClubGRANTS Category 3 Fund to enhance the event capabilities of the Lennox Head Cultural Centre. Combined with $41,000 of Council allocated capital funds, the project has transformed the existing auditorium into a high quality entertainment venue for

  • theatre
  • live performances
  • film screenings

The major elements of the improvements include:

  • event carpeting
  • tiered seating for approximately 184 people
  • enlarged portable stage with wheelchair friendly accessible ramp
  • proscenium curtains and stage backdrop
  • digital projection equipment with retractable 150" display screen
  • live event audio equipment
  • stage lighting
  • Theatre
  • Park Lane Theatre will accommodate up to 480 people in theatre style.
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  • Cabaret
  • Park Lane Theatre will accommodate up to 200 people in cabaret style.
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Sound System

Beta 3 R4/R8B  powered line array system (x2)
  • Dual 8” woofers and Dual 4” mids with centre ribbon horn 600 watts
    • Frequency Range: 50 Hz – 20 kHz
    • Max SLP: 115 dB / 121 dB (peak)
    • Max power output mid-low: 300W RMS
    • Max power output mid-high: 75W x 4 RMS
    • Line in Sensitivity: +4dBu
    • Driver: R4:4” x 2 + ribbon driver x 1

Beta3 T212Ba powered subs (x2)

  • Dual 15” woofers with 2,000 watt D class amplifier and 2 poles for sub to satellite mount

Beta3 T10a powered speakers (x4)

  • Use as portable in-fill speakers or stage foldback monitors
  • 10” woofer with CD horn 550 watts D class amplifier and 4 tripod speaker stands

PreSonus 16.4ai digital mixer 16 input console

PreSonus RM16ai digital mixer stage box 16 send 8 returns

Maximum stage drop boxes

  • 8 way XLR-F with 15 metre snake XLR-M

Marani DPA880T digital signal processor (DSP)

  • Matrix DSP 8 in x 8 out with Windows software interface

Microphone System

Shure GLXD digital 1.8GHz microphone systems (x2)
  • Handheld wireless SM58 microphone with QuikLok microphone stands (black)

Lighting System

Fixed Lighting Bars (x4)
  • 2.4m long ceiling mounted

Jands WMX-A wall mounted dimmer rack

  • 12 channel 2.4kW 10 amp outlets
  • DMX-512 protocol

Jands WMA patch bay

  • 24 tails

Phillips Selecon Acclaim PC (x4)

  • 650 watts T27 lamp comes with barn-doors, hook clamp & safety cables

Acme LED par cans (x12)

  • LED RGB colour changing fixture come with hook clamp & safety cables

Theatrelight NZ Novalink 36/1024 lighting console

  • 36 channels with 8 scene masters and 2 DMX universe 1024 channels

 Video System

Christie DHD775-E 7000 Lumen DLP Projector
  • Standard lens 1.5-2.4

Screen Technics 150” Electricinema Motorised Screen

Integra DVD Player

Optoma XGA Series Short Throw Projector

  • Suitable for rear projection
    • Inputs: HDMI, VGA, S-video, Composite video
    • Native Resolution: XGA 1024 x 768
    • Brightness: 3400 ANSI Lumens
    • Contrast: 20,000:1
    • Projection Lens: F/2.7; f=7.15mm, Fixed Zoom
    • Throw Ratio: 0.617:1
    • Projection Screen Size: 1.51 – 2.69m (59.8” – 106.1”) Diagonal 4:3
    • Projection Distance: 0.75 - 1.33m



  • 41cm or 61cm


  • 1.83m (left to right) x 2.44m (front to back)
  • 4.47m2 each
  • Carpeted


  • 8 sections
    • 4.88m (front to back) x 7.32m (left to right)
    • 35.71m2
  • 6 sections
    • 4.88m (front to back) x 5.49m (left to right)
    • 26.79m2
  • 4 sections
    • 4.88m (front to back) x 3.66m (left to right)
    • 17.86m2


  • Ramp (with full turnaround and handrails to 61cm height)
  • Stairs (two step)


  • The stage can be fully draped at either height
  • Black


Combined Tiered and Floor Seating

  • Tiered Seating
    • 8 rows of 20 seats
    • 1 back row of 24 seats
    • Total tiered seating = 184
  • Floor Seating
    • 10 rows of 27 seats
    • Total floor seating = 270
  • Total combined tiered and floor seating capacity = 454

Floor Seating Only

  • Capacity = 550


Seated Cabaret Dinner

  • Capacity = 200

Park Lane Theatre / Conference Centre

2019/20 Fees and Charges - Park Lane Theatre / Auditorium  only


General Rate

25% Discount

 50% Discount

Per hour (minimum 2 hours) $180 $135 $90
Half Day (6 hours) $648 $486 $324
Full Day (12 hours) 




Combined Auditorium / Kiosk / Meeting Rooms, and Activity Room for Full Day

Full Day  $1,734 $1,301 $867

Combined Auditorium / Kiosk / Meeting Room, Activity Room , Children's Area and Health Care Office

 Full Day   $2,132 $1,599 $1,066


 Addtional charges Per Cost
Use of large screen and projector (for large bookings only) day $40



included at no extra charge


for hire


to be provided by the hirer

Room Equipment  Please see Technical Specifications for more information
  • Tea, coffee and catering
  • Whiteboard markers
  • Tablecloths
  • Laptop (and dongles/converters as required)
  • Paper and Pens

* There may be other equipment that is not provided. Please check with staff if you are unsure about any equipment required.

6ft trestle Tables 22 
8ft trestle tables 18
Chairs 550
Stage 8 sections
Lectern 1
Whiteboards 2


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How to Book

  1. Choose your space
  2. Review the costs and terms and conditions
  3. Arrange a site visit (if applicable)
  4. Complete the online booking request (this is not a guarantee of time and date as we will need to check availability)
  5. Our staff will contact you within 24 hours of receiving your booking request to confirm availability and provide you with a booking form, risk assessment and information about public liability insurance.

Booking Enquiry

Payment Options

Once a completed booking form is received by staff, you will be emailed an invoice for your booking. Payment terms are 14 days. Regular hirers may elect to pay monthly.

payment in person trans   In Person

payment online trans   Online

Cash, cheque, eftpos and credit card payments can be made in person at:

Lennox Community Centre

1 Mackney Lane

Lennox Head NSW 2478

8:30am - 4:30pm Monday – Friday

* A credit card surcharge of 0.4% will apply

Credit card (VISA and MasterCard) payments can be made online at

Biller Code: 171717

Invoice Number: Enter the six digit invoice number, printed in the top right hand corner of your invoice.

* A credit card surcharge of 0.5% will apply

payment phone trans   By Phone

payment mail trans   By Mail

 Credit card (VISA and MasterCard) payments can be made over the phone by calling 1300 BPOINT (1300 276 468).

Biller Code: 171717

Invoice Number: Enter the six digit invoice number, printed in the top right hand corner of your invoice.

* A credit card surcharge of 0.5% will apply

Cheques or money orders made payable to “Ballina Shire Council” and mailed to:

Lennox Community Centre

1 Mackney Lane

Lennox Head NSW 2478

payment eft trans   Electronic Funds Transfer

Direct deposit your payment into our bank account via EFT.

Bank: Commonwealth Bank

BSB: 062-502

Account Name: Ballina Shire Council - Community Facilities

Account Number: 10444189

Description: Enter the six digit invoice number, printed in the top right hand corner of your invoice.

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