NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Equipment Hire

Equipment hire costs effective as of 1 January 2015. GST will be added to all charges.

Hire of any equipment listed below is subject to availability and is quoted on a per-day basis. For hires required from 3–7 days, you will be charged for 3 days hire only.

Lectern $60  
Microphone - Lapel
Microphone - Hand-held radio
Microphone - Hand-held SM58
or similar
Microphone - Chorus
Microphone - Headset (Madonna)
Microphone - Plate (Tap dancing)



With cord

Set of 6


Mirror ball and motor $20  
Piano hire
- Mid-Grand (Kawai)
Piano move
Piano tuning
72 hours notice required
Vinyl dance floor (Black Tarkett) $250 Parade Theatre and Playhouse
Plus additional labour costs
Portable stage $200 Pro-Stage 8 x 4m
Projector screen $400 Ratio 4:3
- Overall size 6300mm x 4770mm
- Image size 6100mm x 4570mm
Ratio 16:9
- Overall size 8320mm x 4770mm
- Image size 8120mm x 4570mm
Wireless headset comms $100 Per headset
Projector $600 5000 ANSI Lumin Single Chip DLP Projector
(Playhouse, Studio Theatre, Space)
Projector $1400 Barco GLM 8000 ANSI Lumen, wide lens available.
(Parade Theatre)
LED Wash Lights (4 available) $125 per unit
$500 all 4
VLX moving head LED wash lights
Smoke machine
MDG hazer
Aqua fog (dry ice machine)
Aqua fog pellets
Fluid included

Upon request. Can supply own pellets

Trestle tables $20 Limited number available