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Audience and Lecturer

Conferences & Seminars

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The Derwent Valley Boat House offers a versatile, contemporary and fully

air-conditioned conferencing and meeting space in New Norfolk, just 30 minutes from the Hobart CBD  and at the gateway to the Central Highlands and Tasmania’s West Coast.   Floor to ceiling fold-back glazed doors lead to a balcony overlooking the River Derwent – a true indoor-outdoor conferencing experience with ample natural light.


The Derwent Valley Boat House features ceiling mounted, HDMI data projection facilities, an automatic wall mounted projection screen and built-in sound. Dual wall mounted plasma screens and complimentary wifi internet are also available. External audio-visual providers can meet any additional technical needs, with a dedicated technician available by prior arrangement.


Theatre Style

Seating for up to 120

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AV equipment available

  • Ceiling mounted HDMI data projector & automated wall mounted projection screen

  • Handheld radio microphone

  • Built in sound system 

  • Dual wall mounted plasma screens 

  • Additional audio visual requirements and dedicated technical support can be arranged in advance – price on application

  • Hearing Loop

Small Bites


A range of seasonal and locally produced fare will be available for your conference or seminar, with a full menu selection including morning and afternoon tea options, a range of working lunches and post-seminar refreshments.


To discuss your requirements or request a quote please contact the Derwent Valley Boat House Event Manager here.

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Modern bar facilities are managed by the New Norfolk Rowing Club. Beverage package details are available on request.


The New Norfolk Rowing Club holds a full liquor license and practices Responsible Service of Alcohol.

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