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Deakin Edge

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Sophisticated Melbourne venue for forums and performances

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Fed Square Pty Ltd is pleased announce a new 3-year partnership with Deakin University where the indoor theatre becomes the Deakin Edge.  It’s an exciting partnership that brings together our shared global outlook and commitment to community access, creativity, innovative use of technology and public dialogue.


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The Deakin Edge is a stunning glass theatre offering views across the Yarra River to the Arts Centre Spire, the MCG and Alexandra Gardens.


With flexible staging configurations, Deakin Edge (formerly The Edge) is ideal for small to medium-sized musical and theatrical performances, seminars, public forums, corporate functions, product launches and presentations. Deakin Edge provides direct access to The Atrium, with the opportunity to use both of these venues for larger events and festivals.




Theatre: 269 – 450

Cocktail: Foyer: 100 – 200

Cocktail: Full Venue: Up to 400

Boutique Dinner: 50





  • Flexible configuration options for seating and floor space for 269 – 450 people (269 fixed tiered seats; additional loose seats and bench seats)
  • Reception area at rear of venue (200sqm) perfect for pre-event / post-event entertaining for cocktail functions or boutique dinners.
  • Option to open out to The Atrium or separate the venue from The Atrium using a concertina sound wall
  • Raised hardwood stage with full-length steps (13.5m x 3.5m)
  • Male and female dressing rooms
  • Greenroom with kitchenette provided
  • Mobile ticket or reception desk
  • Audiovisual support available through our preferred supplier, Corporate Vision Australia
  • Yamaha grand piano
  • LED screen (3.2m x 2.4m) available at an additional cost
  • Lighting and audio system
  • Catering by preferred supplier Bokchoy Tang



Access: Deakin Edge has lift access and is wheelchair accessible. For further details visit, Accessiblity at Fed Square.



Deakin Edge Venue Hire Rates:


Venue Hire Type



Free Public Event Full Day



Free Public Event Half Day



Ticketed Event Full Day



Ticketed Event Half Day



Private Event Full Day



Private Event Half Day



Piano Tune 




Venue hire rates include full use of the in-house lighting and audio systems in standard states. These rates do not include catering, cleaning or security costs. 



Recent Events:


  • Oxygen Ventures: The Big Pitch 
  • Melbourne International Arts Festival
  • Alfred Deakin Lecture Series
  • BMW 7 Series – Product Launch
  • So You Think You Can Dance – TV Recording
  • International Baccalaureate Awards Ceremony
  • L’Oreal Product Launch
  • 2010 UCI Road Cycling Championships – Media Launch
  • Global Poverty Project Launch
  • Indian Film Festival Gala Night
  • Melbourne Writers Festival
  • Q&A Live Broadcast



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