Terms and Conditions
Terms and conditions
An invoice will be issued upon booking for all events requiring catering. A deposit of $100 is required to secure your booking. For bookings over 50 persons, $500 will be requested.
Final numbers and full payment (balance of invoice) is required 3 working days prior to event. For large groups, payment may be required 7 working days prior to event. Changes to numbers after this time must be approved by Club management.
Payment can be made by cash, credit card, eftpos, direct deposit and company cheque. Amex accepted with 3.5% surcharge.
For bookings in October, November and December final numbers and full payment will be required 7 working days prior to the date of your event.
Our 2-hour bowling session times are as follows:
Daytime: 11am – 1.00pm, 1pm – 3.00pm, 3.00pm – 5.00pm
Night-time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm and 7.00pm - 9pm (October - March)
You may come early and stay as long as you like, these are your “on the green time” we will situate your group as close to the rinks as possible while you bowl. Please ensure that you finish within your allotted time frame so that the next group can commence their session with minimal delay. After your session you are free to move either to the inside of the club or tables outside not assigned to a group, or not occupied.
There is a maximum 8 persons bowling per rink. A bowls co-ordinator on the day will run through the rules of play prior to starting and answer any questions you may have. Please be on time as
Notice of cancellation made 30 days prior to event will receive a full refund of deposit, 14 days prior will receive 90% of deposit, and 7 days prior will receive 50% of deposit. Cancellations made after this time will forfeit deposit.
If cancellation is made by the Club, due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, the full amount of the barefoot bowls component will be refunded. Catering cannot be cancelled due to weather and payments for the catering component cannot be refunded. The Club is still open for you to enjoy the great food and the company of your guests.
5. Event Timing and Restrictions
It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that their planned event runs on time. The Club will not be held responsible when guests are not punctual for the event. When barefoot bowls starts late, the specified finish time will still apply. Please ensure you move from the green and vacate tables promptly at the end of your specified time to allow for a change over to the next group.
Please try to arrive at least 15mins before your event starts.
New Farm Bowls Club is family-friendly and welcomes children bowlers (we have smaller bowls for the smaller kids). Children must be supervised at all times by a parent or carer. Minors are not permitted at the bar or in the Gaming Room. Alcohol will not be served to minors and proof of age will be asked for if necessary (failure to prove proof of age may result in refusal of service).
New Farm Bowls Club is only permitted to play amplified music outdoors in our Veranda as per Liquor Licensing restrictions.
New Farm Bowls Club is situated within the neighbourhood and we ask that you respect our neighbours both whilst at the Club and on departure. New Farm Bowls Club does not tolerate disorderly or drunken behaviour, and where this occurs patrons will be asked to leave the venue.
The Club expects all members, guests and attendees to act with courtesy and respect to other attendees and Club staff. Abuse and intimidating behaviour is not acceptable and if this occurs the Club may take action to suspend or ban such attendees from attending the club in the future and for members, disciplinary action such as suspension of membership may be invoked.
9. COVID 19
We are a COVID safe venue with an approved industry COVID plan. You must ensure you register with our COVID safety officer at the main entry by scanning our QR code and filing in the requested details; failure to do so will result in refusal of entry. In line with current Government regulations, QR code scanning is the only permitted method of attendance registration.
The Club, all members, guests and attendees are required to comply with government rules and regulations that apply on the date of your event.
We have placed sanitisers around the clubhouse including the toilets and main entry for your use.
The maximum allowed in the smoking area is 5 persons, once you have extinguished your cigarette please move on, the smoking area cannot be used as an area for long periods and food is not permitted.
The gaming room has a maximum of 5 persons also and minors are not permitted in this area.
We encourage you to practice social distancing and if you are unwell, in the safety of yourself and others please do not visit our venue.