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)

    Visible Ink is a Brisbane City Council initiative that provides free access to support, equipment and space for young people aged between 12 and 25. We offer free hire 7 days a week 8am - 10pm but you must pre-book to gain access. We have a 60 square metre airconditioned rehearsal space on timber floor with mirrors and AV screen and projector (can also be used as an event space...but no alcohol or amplified music sorry). Additional airconditioned 40 sq m meeting room with plenty of natural light, electronic whiteboard and seating for up to 16 boardroom/ workshop style, or 25 theatrette. We also have hanging rails around the space for exhibitions (particularly for those exhibiting for the first time)

    We also offer free computer, printing and photocopying to young people establishing their own projects, performances or events. We have staff onsite that can help develop your project, seek grants, find the right staff in council and help grow your ideas.


    Pricing Terms

    Visible Ink supports groups that offer free or low cost activities and events

    Special Requirements

    You need to be between 12 and 25 years old and please contact us to check availability

    Lease Conditions

    You need to be a young person between the age of 12 to 25 Smoking is prohibited inside the venue or in the courtyard as are dangerous goods, alcohol, its consumption. Everyone in the venue will respect 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. We may accept bookings from groups with a majority of their members within our age range for up to 10 bookings over a minimum five week period. Groups can have the following bookings in one week, depending on availability: 1x Peak session, and (up to) 3x Off-Peak sessions (Peak: Weeknights 5pm-10pm, Weekends, School Holidays [high school]; Off-Peak: Weekdays 8am-5pm).

    Parking Notes

    Limited meter parking available on surrounding streets

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftCircusCo-workingDanceDigital DesktopDrawingExhibitionsFilmFilm LocationGraphic DesignInterior DesignJewelleryMeetingsNew MediaOpenings/launchesPaintingPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsPrintmakingProject SpaceScreen printingSingingSpoken WordStylingWorkshopsWriting


    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 70


    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