Venue Hire at QUT Brisbane | The Block

The Block

The Block is a one-of-a kind venue offering a large blank canvas limited only by your imagination. It's a fully equipped interactive exhibition space wired for dense multimedia displays. The Block is an ideal venue for car launches, film and TV shoots, fashion shows, exhibitions, social functions and even wedding receptions.


Cocktail 300
Banquet 180

The Specifics

Dimensions: 22.7m X 11.9m X 9m
Floor area: 259m2
Fully-wired space with projection and data capabilities
Built-in lighting rigs
No fixed furniture
Large drop down black-out screen (9m wide) for internal and external projection
Direct car access into the venue
Specialised on-site technicians
Two small internal sound proof and fully light controlled white boxes (5.5m x 5.5m x 5.5m) suitable for filming and dressing rooms


QUT does not have in-house catering, but uses the services of five recommended caterers:

Wine & Dine 'M Catering
Phone: (07) 3844 7810

Zen Catering
Phone: (07) 3393 1209

Cuisine on Cue
Phone: (07) 3210 2281

Free Parking

The Creative Industries Precinct and most surrounding streets fall within the Brisbane Central Traffic Area. In the Brisbane Central Traffic Area you can park for a maximum of two hours on unsigned streets unless there are parking meters or signs showing otherwise. The two hour limit applies at these times: Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm, Saturday 7am to 12 midday.

Paid Parking

A QUT Pay and Display car park is located at the corner of Musk Avenue and Gona Parade, costing $4 for all-day parking. The ticket machines only accept coins. Pay and Display parking is also available in the streets immediately surrounding the Creative Industries Precinct, with the cost of parking ranging between $1.50/hour to $8.00/day. The amount of time you are allowed to park in these zones varies substantially (zones include 1P, 4P, 9P).