There is a place for everyone at MakerSpace. See below some images of our spaces and the activities that you can enjoy here. MakerSpace is an inclusive space and all of our spaces are wheelchair accessible and we have accessible toilet facilities and parking available. Please see our Access and Inclusion Plan here.
All Spaces are available for hire with eligible members receiving a discounted, venue hire rate.
The Department of the Arts
The Department of the Arts is the heart of the MakerSpace – not only is it where people gather and connect over a cuppa in the communal kitchen, it is also the place where you can roll up your sleeves and get creative! Make as much mess as you like in this space! Loads of natural light and space for you to spread out.
Studio A is a space for those wanting to learn or try their hand at basic recording techniques. The Studio is acoustically treated and is equiped for recording soloists, duos or small acoustic trios. This a great space for beginners wanting to learn basic recording techniques or anyone wanting to record a demo package that doesn't have access to their own facility. Professional quality components include Apple Imac with Pro Logic, Roland Rubix 8 channel sound capture, Studio monitors and professional Rode vocal and instrument microphones. Other uses for this space include podcasting, rehearsals, teaching etc.
We are looking for community interest group who would like to make Studio A their base. Contact us to enquire.
The FabLab is one of the most versatile workrooms at MakerSpace and can be used in a number of different ways. Its most fabulous function is as a Textiles Workroom.
The FabLab is currently home to the MakerSpace Rescue Craft Circle that meets monthly, sewing wildlife pouches and other wildlife rescue needs. This group has been more recently sewing face masks for vulnerable community members. A great opportunity for people to come together to make connections and new friendships and all for a great cause.
The FabLab also hosts many of our Art & Craft classes and cultural activities
Fully equipped for woodworking and with loads of room, the Community Shed is a space for all to enjoy, share skills and create projects large and small.
Our newest space, the TinkerSpace is being equipped for tinkering, bikes, mowers, whipper snippers, etc., this space has loads of potential and is currently in development with plans for a 'Repair Cafe' and a 'Rubbish Rescue' enterprise. Come and help us build this space.
The Albert Island Parkland, lovingly named "Albert Island" is at the heart of the Albert Circuit Community Precinct. Port Macquarie Hastings Council has given us stewardship of this beautiful piece of public space and, in consultation with local residents, a plan for its future is being developed. This plan includes permaculture gardens, outdoor learning areas, a Street Library, Giant Lawn games and passive exercise space for Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi and more.
Albert Island provides our Community precinct with all important outdoor space to compliment the Green Patch (Chook Pen and Veggie Gardens) at the rear of the complex.