Tom Keneally Centre

The Tom Keneally Centre is available for venue hire. It is a unique venue amid the books and memorabilia which form Thomas Keneally’s living legacy.

Comfortable and cosy, it is a perfect venue for literary events, book launches and other special events. It has a capacity of 60 people and seating can be organized to suit the hirer. 

The Tom Keneally Centre can also be hired in conjunction with the Norman Selfe Room which is adjacent to the centre. The Norman Selfe Room can also be used as a breakout room for the Tom Keneally Centre.

About Tom Keneally

Thomas Keneally is one of Australia’s best known and most respected authors, writing both fiction and non-fiction. Born in 1935, he has published more than 35 novels, 18 non-fiction works and several plays since 1964. In 1982 he won the Man Booker Prize for Schindler’s Ark (1982), later made into the Academy Award-winning film Schindler’s List (1993) by Steven Spielberg.

Keneally’s latest book Fanatic Heart was published in 2022. It was launched at a private event in the Tom Keneally Centre in November 2022.

Everyone is welcome to visit the Tom Keneally Centre. You do not need to be an SMSA member to browse the Tom Keneally Centre collection. To borrow from the Tom Keneally Centre collection, you must be a current SMSA member, either full or concession.


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