Corporate functions

Scitech is available for a wide range of corporate functions from family pizza nights, through to more sophisticated adults-only cocktail evenings or end-of-year celebrations.We can create an event to your needs for 50 to 600 guests, utilising any combination of our facility spaces.

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Scitech staff will be on hand to assist with the management of your event, to greet your guests, manage their free parking and most importantly to entertain and share the wonders of Scitech.

Family evenings

Provide your guests with exclusive use of our exhibition spaces, including our feature exhibition.

We can provide engaging and exciting live science shows in the Science Theatre and even add on a presenter-led journey through the night’s sky and a full dome presentation in the Scitech Planetarium.

Adults only

Utilise any combination of our facility spaces to create the perfect cocktail function, award ceremony or Christmas party.


Foyer Spaces
Both the main Scitech foyer (adjacent to the Science Theatre) and Planetarium foyer are unique spaces to host cocktail functions, or to serve refreshments and finger food prior to your main event. 

Science Theatre
The Science Theatre seats 140 guests and is fully fitted with AV equipment. It is an ideal space for communicating to your guests as a group, or entertaining them with one of our live science shows.

Scitech Planetarium
The Scitech Planetarium is our premium venue option and seats 180 guests in comfort. Once inside your guests can experience the wonders of the Universe during one of our internationally renowned planetarium shows, handpicked by you from our extensive catalogue. Plus, live shows prior to the main presentation can be tailored to your needs. With built in AV, the facility is perfect for product launches, award ceremonies, and lectures.

Exhibition Spaces
Scitech’s exhibition spaces are perfect for larger events where you want to provide a themed and engaging backdrop for your guests to network and enjoy. This space is ideally suited for cocktail style events where wait staff circulate food and drinks while guests mingle on the exhibition floor, or have bar and food stations in the foyer or amongst the exhibits.


For further information on holding your event at Scitech, or to arrange an exclusive tour of the venues, please call 9215 0700 or email

  Pricing  Floor map Catering and alcohol T&C



Venue hire rates are for a standard three hour function. Additional hours, patrons and optional extras are available at additional cost.

Science Theatre and Scitech Foyer

Day Cost
Monday – Thursday $1100
Friday – Sunday $1550

Note: 140 maximum capacity.

Scitech Exhibitions School Fundraiser Package

Day Cost
Monday – Thursday $1250
Friday – Sunday $1550

Note: Price based on up to 300 guest, 600 maximum capacity at additional cost. This space includes use of Science Theatre and Scitech Foyer. Scitech Planetarium and Planetarium foyer can be added on at extra cost.

Science Exhibitions

Day Cost
Monday – Thursday $1800
Friday – Sunday $2000

Note: Price based on up to 300 guest, 600 maximum capacity at additional cost. This space includes use of Science Theatre and Scitech Foyer. Scitech Planetarium and Planetarium foyer can be added on at extra cost.

Science Planetarium

Day Cost
Monday – Thursday $1800
Friday – Sunday $2000

Note: 170 maximum capacity.

Scitech Planetarium School Fundraiser Package

 Day Cost 
Monday – Thursday  $1250 
Friday – Sunday  $1550


Optional Extras

Item Cost
Additional setup/pack down time $150.00/hr
 Additional event length $250.00/hr
 Additional Guests: 301-500* $250.00
 Additional Guests: 501-600* $350.00
 Scitech Planetarium $500.00
 Scitech Discovery Shop $250.00
 PA system** $250.00
 Staging $400.00
LED Par Can Lights (max 8) $25.00/light

Note: *Additional guests can only be added on to exhibition spaces. **PA system in Science Theatre and Scitech Planetarium inclusive of cost, additional hire charge only applicable when setup elsewhere.


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Catering and alcohol

Scitech’s preferred caterer is Heyder and Shears, you can however engage any caterer you would like for your event. Other caterers that may be of interest, depending on what level of food and service you are after are Innovations Catering or Nosh Catering. You are even welcome to have pizza delivered.

We have a kitchen available should you wish to book in caterers. It contains bench space and access to power and instantaneous hot water. There is direct lift access to the kitchen from the carpark. Please note, open flame and gas appliance are not permitted within Scitech.

Scitech is not a licensed venue, however you are of course welcome to have alcohol. If you intend to sell, provide or permit alcohol at your event, you must confirm with the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor ( if a license is required and obtain one if necessary.

All alcohol must be served and consumed legally, in a responsible manner.

Edwards Wines, are Scitech’s preferred wine supplier and has established a reputation as a premium Western Australian wine producer. To find out more about Edwards Wines go to or simply request Edwards Wines when placing your catering order.


Terms and conditions

Download the PDF. Last modified December 2015

Scitech requires a deposit of $200 to secure the booking, as tentative bookings will be held for 14 days only. Signing this contract and/or payment of a deposit is your acceptance of the following terms and conditions.

If cancellation occurs within fourteen days of the event, 50% of the agreed venue hire cost is payable. The deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable if cancellation occurs within eight weeks of the function date. If no deposit is received the booking date will be released, however the Functions Coordinator will make an effort to contact the client prior to canceling the event.

Catering arrangements are to be organised by the client. Scitech must be notified of catering arrangements no later than 5 days prior to the event.

To ensure that your event is of the highest standard, we require confirmation in writing. Final details including beverages/liquor licenses, catering and guest numbers must be provided no later than 5 days prior to the event.

The Functions Coordinator must be notified of all deliveries beforehand. Deliveries should be marked with the name and date of the function and addressed to the Functions Coordinator.

The balance of the account is to be finalised no later than 14 days from the invoices date, which will be issued after the function. Function fees are subject to change and Scitech reserves the right to alter fees at its discretion. Every attempt is made to honour prices as printed, however prices may be altered where we incur a cost increase due to circumstances beyond our control. For example, larger than anticipated guest numbers, last minute request for use of PA etc. Any change in price will be advised within 30 days. All prices are GST inclusive.
Payments can be made by cash, online transfer, cheque, VISA, Bankcard or Mastercard. Please make cheques payable to Scitech.

Scitech has a maximum capacity for functions of 600 people (Science Theatre seats 144 people and the Planetarium seats 175 people). Additional numbers will not be admitted. Please note that additional costs apply for hire of the Planetarium and children under four will not be permitted into Planetarium live or full-dome shows. Please ask your Functions Coordinator for further information.

Standard functions or fundraisers using Scitech’s exhibition spaces are for up to 300 guests. Events with 301-500 guests will be charged an additional $250 and events with 501 – 600 guests will be charged an additional $350.

Events in Scitech Foyer and Theatre are for a maximum of 144 guests and those in the Planetarium are for a maximum of 175 guests.

Scitech will not accept responsibility for loss or damage to equipment or merchandise left on the premises during events. Damage to the building or property, caused by the client will be the responsibility of the client and the client will be charged the replacement or repair costs, to a maximum limit of $10,000.

The function time is three hours only. An additional half an hour setup and pack-down time is inclusive in the cost. Any additional time will be charged to the client to cover additional staff and security costs. Functions after midnight will incur additional costs.

In all cases where there will be alcohol on site for an event, Scitech’s Function Coordinator must be notified in writing, no later than 5 days prior to the event.

All alcohol must be served and consumed legally, in a responsible manner.

Scitech is not a licensed venue. If you intend to sell or provide alcohol at your event, a liquor license must be obtained from the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor ( Your Functions Coordinator must be notified when you apply for a license and provided a copy once it has been granted prior to the event. If you chose to allow your guests to BYO alcohol, whilst a license may not be required, Scitech must still be notified in advance. Scitech will assume no responsibility for the sale, supply or consumption of alcohol at events on its premise. Scitech’s Function Supervisors will work closely with the client to ensure the safe and smooth running of their event. However the Function Supervisor reserves the right to; prevent intoxicated or disruptive guests from continuing to drink, ask them to leave the premise, ask for the supply/sale of alcohol to cease, and in the most severe of situations, close the event.

Scitech is a non-smoking venue.

Hire of trestle tables (8), tablecloths (4 free of charge), drink tubs (8), urn (1) and bain-maries (2) are inclusive in the function cost. A portable PA system ($250), staging ($400), LED par can lights ($25 each) and additional table clothes ($15 each) are also available at an additional cost. Please contact your Functions Coordinator for further information. Clients are financially responsible for any damage to this equipment, by themselves or guests during the function.