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Venue Hire

The Great Synagogue boasts extensive facilities perfect for your next simcha or event. From the most beautiful and magnificent sanctuary in the Southern Hemisphere to fully equipped function rooms and kitchens, all in an amazing central setting, The Great is the ideal location. Our staff is always eager to help you to make your next occasion stress-free and memorable.

Contact our friendly staff on or call 02 9267 2477 for more information and pricing.


The Synagogue

The Synagogue is a breathtaking sight to behold. The magnificent Ark, beautiful stained glass windows, star-studded ceiling make the sanctuary the most beautiful Jewish space in Australia. It is the perfect venue for a dream wedding ceremony, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, Brit Milah or baby naming. The superb acoustics make it the ultimate concert venue. We have hosted acclaimed performers including the Australian Chamber Orchestra. All religious ceremonies in the sanctuary are officiated by our Ministers.


562 Men’s Section
566 Ladies’ Gallery
1128 Total


Israel Green Auditorium

The Israel Green auditorium is an ideal venue for a function or simcha. It boasts a fully equipped commercial kitchen (hired separately if cooking required) and a stage with all essential sound equipment.


100 seated at round tables (an extra 30 can be seated if the mezzanine is included)
200 standing (assumes minimal furniture)
144 theatre seating


Sky Room

The sky room is located on the top floor of the synagogue and features a retractable roof that allows for a complete view of the sky. It also features a small kitchen for limited catering. This is a great option for small functions especially during the warmer months.


60 at round tables
80 at rectangular tables
100 theatre style seating 
120 standing



Our War Memorial mezzanine is located overlooking the Israel Green Auditorium, and can be enclosed to become a beautiful setting for an intimate meal or function.


24 seated at banquet-style table 
45 standing

Board Room

Our Board Room is ideal for meetings, lectures and classes.



12 seated at Board table
25 seated in theatre style
30 standing

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