The Peter Cosgrove Centre, North Sydney

The Peter Cosgrove Centre offers stunning harbour views, video and teleconferencing facilities, and a fully equipped kitchen for all types of catering, including formal sit-down dinners. The flexible 590-square-metre space can be configured into three smaller rooms or opened up into a large area suitable for award ceremonies, lectures and cocktail functions. It can seat up to 52 people boardroom-style or up to 150 theatre-style. 


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Venue capacity








One long


Two parallel

The Peter Cosgrove Centre 52 150 78 60 64
The Polding Room 20 48 24 16 32
The Therry Room 20 48 24 16 32
The Vaughan Room 12 32 12 10 20

The Polding and The Therry Rooms Combined

(No projector/screen when facing west)

36 100 48 40 64
The Therry and The Vaughan Rooms Combined 32  90 36 32 64


What's on offer

The Peter Cosgrove Centre is equipped with the following facilities:

  • harbour views and plenty of natural light
  • flexible meeting rooms
  • business centre
  • reception and registration desk
  • waiting/ante space
  • videoconference facilities
  • teleconference facilities
  • kitchen, servery and buffet area
  • tea and coffee facilities
  • Nespresso machine
  • functions coordinator.

The Peter Cosgrove Centre has a preferred list of suppliers for catering and event needs. We request that customers select suppliers from the following list only. These suppliers are familiar with the venue, its capabilities and equipment.

Please note: All supplier arrangements are the responsibility of our customers. The Peter Cosgrove Centre does not take responsibility for any supplier arrangements.


Flavours Catering
1300 368 605

European Catering
02 9317 2733 / 0413 752109 

02 9264 1300 

02 8884 2486


Parsley Creative
02 9966 8501


Floral Craftsman
02 9969 3870

Lucy’s Florist
02 9799 2111

Pearson’s Florist North Sydney
02 9188 7425

Décor, lighting, theming, styling, set-up

02 9557 8105

Valiant Hire
02 9690 4000


All clients must disclose in full how they intend to use the venue.

The University reserves the right to decline or cancel any booking request at any time if there is reasonable cause to believe the use of the venue may:

  • compromise the safety or wellbeing of staff, students, facilities or cultural and community assets
  • incite violence or discrimination in any form
  • damage the University’s property or reputation
  • breach any laws
  • interrupt the core activities of the University or otherwise create unwarranted disturbance to the amenity of the campus.

The University will not hire venues to external clients for any of the following types of events:

  • events that promote the use of alcohol or tobacco
  • events that promote the armaments or sex industries
  • events in which a person involved as a presenter, attendee or organiser is likely to cause a risk to the safety of speakers, visitors or the University community
  • events likely to interrupt the core activities of the University or otherwise create unwarranted disturbance to the amenity of the campus
  • events held by organisations which falsely misrepresent their purpose or services
  • events that conflict with the University’s mission and values.

The University reserves the right not to provide a reason for cancellations, rejections or changes to a booking request for an external client.

The University reserves the right to monitor events at any time, whether for external clients or otherwise.

External clients who hire a University venue are responsible for the cost of any damage to the venue or to any University property within the venue that occurs during the hire period.

As a condition of hire, external clients are required to hold their own public liability insurance policy to a (minimum) limit of liability of $10,000,000, as they are not covered by the University’s insurance. The University may ask for a copy of the certificate of currency at any time.


Cancellations are required at least 5 business days prior to the event date.


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