Visible Ink Youth Hub for young people 12 to 25

Type of space: Cinema, Co-Working Space, Dance Studio, Multi-use Space, Art Gallery, Hot Desk, Office Space, Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Makerspace (Shared open space for making), Film Editing Suite, Sound Recording Studio, Visual Art Studio, Non Traditional, Residency, Community Hall, Design Studio, Music Rehearsal Space

    Visible Ink is a Brisbane City Council program which offers free space, equipment, and staff support to young people aged 12-25. Visible Ink provides spaces to meet for organised activities, resources to help get your ideas off the ground, and staff support to provide you with help and information. Our aim is to assist young people to be enterprising, get visible, and stay informed.

    We offer free space bookings seven days a week 7am - 10pm but you must pre-book to gain access.

    Our spaces include a 60 square metre airconditioned Rehearsal Space, 40 square metre Multi Space for rehearsals or large meetings, Meeting Room, Creative Space for visual arts, Multi-Media Studio for music and production, Maker Space and the Copy & Destroy Zine Library. For more information about booking these space please check our website.

    We also offer free computer access, printing and photocopying to young people establishing their own projects, performances or events as well as VI: Enterprise which supports young people to develop your project, seek grants, or find the right support to help grow your ideas.


    If you have any questions or queries you can contact us during our open hours or come into the space for a free tour: Wednesday to Friday, 12pm-8pm and Saturday, 2pm-5pm.

    Visible Ink is a smoking, drug and alcohol free space. 


    Pricing Terms

    Visible Ink is a free space for young people to access space and resources, if you have a charity or low-cost event in mind, please contact the Coordinator to discuss.

    Special Requirements

    You need to be between 12 and 25 years old to utilise Visible Ink, please contact us via our website to check availability.

    Lease Conditions

    You need to be a young person between the age of 12 to 25 to access Visible Ink.

    Smoking is prohibited inside the venue or in the courtyard as are dangerous goods, alcohol, and its consumption.

    We ask that everyone in the venue respects each other and take responsibility for their own actions.

    Always ensure external doors are closed and never propped open for arriving members of your group. The Hirer is responsible for any damage to venue or equipment. The Hirer is responsible for cleaning up and returning the venue to its previous state. It is the Hirer’s responsibility to gain professional indemnity insurance and blue cards where applicable. If you are unsure of any of these terms, please seek legal advice.

    Parking Notes

    Limited metered parking available on surrounding streets

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftCircusCo-workingDanceDesk-based workDigital DesktopDrawingExhibitionsFilmFilm LocationGraphic DesignInterior DesignJewelleryMeetingsMusic / SoundNew MediaOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPodcastsPrintmakingProject SpaceResidencyScreen printingSculptureSingingSpoken WordStylingWorkshopsWriting


    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 200
    • Floorplan Download


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Entrance ramps

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Performer disabled toilet

    • Reachable door handles

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting