Our facility and equipment is available to skilled, professional, glassmakers who are able fully inducted and covered by the appropriate insurance.


Steps to Induction is a program for those wishing to use the facility. Anyone hiring facilities at Canberra Glassworks are legally required to be fully inducted to each area of intended use. A refresher induction is required every 12 months.

Equipment for hire

Click on links for session times and rates:

Hours of access

Please note: There is to be no spinning machinery used prior to 9am on a Sunday.

Monday8am to 8.30pm
Tuesday8am to 5.30pm
Wednesday8am to 5.30pm
Thursday8am to 8.30pm
Friday8am to 5.30pm
Saturday8am to 5.30pm
Sunday8am to 5.30pm

Public holidays

2018Artist Access
Monday January 1 New Year’s Day8 am to 4.30 pm
Friday January 26Australia Day8 am to 5.30 pm
Monday March 23Canberra Day8 am to 4.30 pm
Friday March 30Good FridayCLOSED
Saturday March 31Easter Saturday8 am to 5.30 pm
Sunday April 1Easter Sunday8 am to 5.30 pm
Monday April 2Easter Monday8 am to 4.30 pm
Wednesday April 25ANZAC DayCLOSED
Monday May 28Reconciliation Day (ACT)8 am to 4.30 pm
Monday June 11Queen’s Birthday8 am to 4.30 pm
Monday October 1Labour Day8 am to 4.30 pm
Monday October 8Family & Community Day8 am to 4.30 pm
Tuesday December 25Christmas DayCLOSED
Wednesday December 26Boxing DayCLOSED


PassCost (inc GST)Cost (ex GST)
Swipe Card$46.20$42.00
Hotshop 6 Month Pass$4276.97$3888.15
Kiln 6 Month Pass$1443.75$1312.50
Flameworking 6 Month Pass$1143.45$1039.50
Coldshop 6 Month Pass$952.88$866.25
Mould room 6 Month Pass$571.73$519.75
Tech Workshop 1 Month Pass $63.53$57.75
Tech Workshop 6 Month Pass $127.05$115.50
Tech Workshop 12 Month Pass $254.10$231.00


Prior to any use of the Canberra Glassworks facilities and equipment artists will need to:


For bookings or inquiries please contact the Artistic Program Coordinator on (02) 6185 0382 (direct), or email:


Your invoice will be e-mailed to you during the first week of each month. You will have 14 days from the date of the invoice to make payments. Payment can be made by cash, credit card, EFTPOS on site or via banking transfer. Canberra Glassworks payment and EFT information is available on Canberra Glassworks’ invoices.


Canberra Glassworks offers a five per cent discount to any pre-paid rental of $500  or more (excluding GST). We also have a student discount policy.

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