Brunswick Mechanics is a centre for experimental performance and artist-led learning that supports artists in the development and presentation of experimental work year-round.

Working with independent artists and creative organisations across Melbourne, Brunswick Mechanics hosts a diverse cultural program of performance, film, talks and music, as well as classes, workshops and community celebrations. Behind the scenes, local and visiting artists use the spaces year-round to create new contemporary works.

Brunswick Mechanics Institute is managed by Next Wave and Moreland City Council.

Brunswick Mechanics is excited to welcome you to our venue. In line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s guidance, Next Wave is implementing a variety of public health and physical distancing measures to keep our visitors safe.

Audience COVID Safe Policy

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Complete the QR Contact Tracing Code if you enter Brunswick Mechanics. Using your mobile phone, you must scan the QR code on entry and follow the prompts, to register your details. This data will be important if there is a case reported on site. All data is confidential and not provided to third parties.  If you do not have a mobile phone, please leave your name and contact details on the form provided by staff to support contact tracing.  

Practice good hygiene Hand sanitiser is available at multiple locations at Brunswick Mechanics. Use it when you arrive at Brunswick Mechanics, or after handling items or touching surfaces.  

Keep your distance Maintain a distance of 1.5m from other visitors on site. Adhere to maximum room capacities as directed at the entry way to different spaces at Brunswick Mechanics.  

Observe Room Capacity Signage Please adhere to room capacity signage. You may be asked to wait outside venue until the room capacity will allow entry.  

Stay home if unwell Attending our venue when unwell puts yourself and others at risk, please do not visit if you’re unwell, have experienced cold or flu symptoms in the last 14 days, or have returned from overseas in the last 14 days.  

Be patient and kind to staff and other visitors Please be patient as we navigate our new COVID normal. You are welcome to send feedback about your experience to mechanics@nextwave.org.auOur venue is undergoing enhanced cleaning throughout the day. As Government recommendations evolve we will continue to update information about visiting. We encourage you to follow BrunswickMechanicsInstitute on social media for regular updates about programming and any changes.