FAQ - Catering

1. Is the Coombs Centre licensed to sell alcohol?

The H.C. Coombs Centre is now a licensed venue and all alcohol must be supplied by the Centre. The liquor licence has placed time restrictions on the service of alcohol, and the Centre is now only permitted to serve alcohol until 11.00 pm Monday to Saturday and until 9.30 pm on Sundays. No alcohol is permitted to be served or consumed in any outside courtyard or balcony after 9.00 pm on Monday to Sunday. The licence also placed restrictions on the type of alcohol which may be served. The Centre is only permitted to serve beer, wine and soft drinks, and no spirits are permitted. Please refer to the Centre's Alcohol Policy.

2. Can I bring or supply my own alcohol?

The Centre no longer conducts alcohol service on a ‘BYO’ basis. No alcohol can be brought to the Centre at any time.

3. Does the Coombs Centre offer 24-hour catering or room service?

The centre provides catering for conferences in-house. This includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Catering for in-house events has to pre-organised. The coombs centre offers breakfast for accommodation guests. There is no room service or mini-bar.