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Coombabah - Marj Shipman Community Centre

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts

The health and wellbeing of the Gold Coast community, our customers and City employees is our first priority.

The City is receiving advice from the Federal Government and Queensland Health on a daily basis to inform our response to the Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in the city.

Community Centres will be closed from midnight 25 March until further notice, with the exception of organisations delivering essential health and social services.

For the latest update on City's response visit

Click to enlarge Marj Shipman Community Centre

Marj Shipman Community Centre

Marj Shipman Community Centre


Booking office

The centre is managed on behalf of the City of Gold Coast by a not-for-profit community organisation which is responsible for taking enquiries and managing the booking process. Contact the centre directly as listed below:

Phone: 07 5510 9400

The booking office is contactable between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Friday.

When making booking enquiries please indicate the venue, type of event and proposed date.

Potential hirers of the venue should consult the Conditions of hire document for more information.

Please contact this centre directly for information regarding the cost to hire the centre's facilities.

Find the Community Centre Booking Enquiry Form below.

The Marj Shipman Community Centre is a heritage-style building with a wooden floor suitable for community meetings, classes and exhibitions.




Main hall - 100 people (theatre style)

Kitchen facilities

Fridge, stove, microwave, hot water unit

Centre facilities

Tables, chairs, air conditioning, ceiling fans

Private functions

Subject to conditions of hire
Hours of use limited

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