Bonython Hall

Beautifully imposing Bonython Hall faces south toward Pulteney Street from North Terrace, Adelaide. Completed in 1936, it acts as the main ceremonial hall for the University of Adelaide as well as providing a grand venue for public events.

Bonython Hall exterior


  • Conferences
  • Presentations
  • Graduations
  • Exams
  • Reception dinners
  • Weddings
  • Large events

Room features

  • Access to AV equipment including: projector, microphones, lectern and screens
  • High resolution presentation screen with VGA/HDMI input and audio jack
  • Video-conferencing facilities
  • Teleconference capability
  • Access to the Goodman Crescent Lawns

Special conditions

  • Vice Chancellor approval must be obtained for any new or external events to take place in Bonython Hall. Please contact facilities bookings for more information.
  • No smoke/haze/dry ice machines to be used in Bonython Hall unless approval has been granted by the University of Adelaide.
  • All Bonython Hall artwork must remain in place unless approval to remove the art has been granted by the University of Adelaide (any costs associated with removing the artwork must be covered by the event organiser).
  • Duct-tape must not be used on the Bonython Hall flooring.

Room configuration

The Bonython Hall can be configured in a range of different layouts to suit a variety of functions. The hall comes standard with wooden lecture theatre seating but can be cleared for dinners and cocktail events.

If additional furniture is required for your event it will need to be hired through an external company.

Configuration Maximum capacity
Lecture theatre 920
Cocktail 1000+
Banquet 300 - 350
Cabaret 250 - 300

Floor plans


$2100.00 per day + $200.00 cleaning charge.

Additional charges may apply depending on the requirements for your event. To discuss further please contact facilities bookings.