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Hire of College Facilities

College buildings and facilities are provided primarily for College activities. However community groups and external providers may hire some facilities on a limited basis subject to venue availability.
The College facilities which are available for hire include:
  • Champagnat Chapel (Weddings Only)
  • Frank Ehlers Swimming Pool
  • Marist Auditorium
  • Newman Sports Complex and Facilities

Champagnat Chapel

Honouring the Founder of the Marist Brothers, Saint Marcellin Champagnat, the College commissioned a purpose built Chapel which was blessed and opened in December 2000 by The Most Reverend Barry Hickey (Archbishop of Perth). The Champagnat Chapel, which is primarily used for College Term Papers 


activities, is also available to the College Community for wedding hire.

pdfChampagnat Chapel Information to Hire

pdfApplication for Use of Newman College Facility

pdfChampagnat Chapel Agreement for Hire of Campus Facilities

For more information and bookings please contact 9204 9400 or 


Frank Ehlers Swimming Pool

The College's 50 metre swimming pool comprises eight lanes with a large undercover spectator area.

The pool was named in honour of Frank Ehlers who was the mainstay in supervising the building of the pool in 1975. Much of the work was done by voluntary labour by the College community.

For more information or to hire our facilities, please contact John Lucas 0412 066 898 or  

 FAC pool

Marist Auditorium

The Marist Auditorium is a multi-purpose facility situated at Newman College, Churchlands. Featuring a 563 seat Auditorium (with an optional addition of 120 additional seats), the facility also features a dance studio and multiple other function spaces that cater for many different styles of event. 

The fully retractable tiered seating caters for cabaret style theatre performances and gala dinners, which can then be transformed to a tiered theatre for musicals and dance concerts.

pdfMarist Auditorium Facility Guide

pdfHire Application Form

For more information and bookings please contact

 Building External

Newman Sports Complex and Facilities

The Newman Sports Complex is a multi-purpose facility used by the College and the wider College community. The complex comprises three playing fields that are used for a variety of activities including, football, cricket, soccer, rugby, hockey and other College programs requiring extensive outdoor space; six tennis courts; four netball/basketball courts; a weights training room; and a large indoor stadium/gymnasium featuring sprung wooden flooring that hosts two netball/basketball courts and spectator seating. The space can also accomodate volleyball and badmington.

The Clubrooms can hold 250 people and is a perfect venue for a dinner, birthday, cocktail party or corporate seminars/party. The venue comprises a fully serviced bar, toilets, airconditioning, wheel chair access and a weather-proof balcony overlooking the Colleges spectacular playing fields

For more information or to hire our facilities, please contact John Lucas