Our Community

We offer a number of free services and items for hire to community groups, service clubs, sporting organisations, schools, not-for-profit organisations, charities and churches located within the Chandler Ward.

If you are not sure whether your organisation meets the criteria to utilise these services, please email chandler.ward@bcc.qld.gov.au with the specific details of your request.

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Marquees

There are four 3m x 3m marquees available to hire from the Chandler Ward Office. Contact us ahead of your event to book.

Newsletter printing

Printing of community newsletters

We are able to provide black and white printing services to community groups based within the Chandler Ward. Email us with your document in PDF or Word format, let us know how many you need and we'll do the rest. Black and white only.

E-news

Promotion in our E-newsletter

If your community group has an event coming up in the Chandler Ward area we are able to help promote it via our E-news. Email us your info and images, or event flyer and we'll do the rest.

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PA System

Small, portable PA system and microphone available to hire. Contact us ahead of your event to book.

Graffiti

Graffiti removal kits

If you or your community group has had property graffitied, pop into my office to grab a free graffiti removal kit. The kit includes a spray solution and instructions on how to best remove graffiti from different surfaces. No booking ahead neccessary.

Drone

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Does your community group have a special event or occasion coming up that you'd like to have filmed? We have access to a drone to assist you in producing a video or taking aerial photos.

Community groups wishing to hire the drone must:

  • Nominate an individial with an Aviation Reference Number (ARN) to fly in the RPA (under 2kgs) category
  • Register their flight with CASA five (5) days in advance
  • Agree to abide by all CASA flight regulations for Remote Piloted Vehicles
  • Hold $20M in public liability insurance (groups like Rotary, Lions have this)
  • Undertake to pay for any damage incurred to the drone in such an event

The drone is not available for commercial photography. Please email us with the specific details of your request for more information.

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Community grants

Your community group might be eligible to apply for a grant from the Lord Mayor’s Community Fund. Find out more below.

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Overhead projector

We have an overhead projector available to hire for things like art projects and presentations. Contact us ahead of time to book.