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H.I.R.L - Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning Inc. Victoria, Australia.


A Unique Venue in sync with nature, aiming to enhance our natural environment and supporting the arts, through the hiring of our wonderful facilities, and other fundraising efforts, run by a small band of volunteers.


Home of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot and an Arts Craft Centre, and;

our Art Gallery, opened to support local Artists - 

101 Gray St Hamilton

Find Us on Google Maps


HIRL - The Perfect Function Centre

Facilities Available:  <<< click on heading
  • For Meetings, 
  • For Conferences, 
  • For Weddings,
  • For fundraising - dances/cabarets

  • 2 Kitchens available

  • Use for Parties

 Great Barista Coffee at our Farmers Market

Market Trading Times 9.00am - 12:00pm


Click on Photo to see Street View HIRL Entrance







Interested Market Stall Holders please contact Terry at:




Welcome to Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning. This website is undergoing revision. Please be patient with us at this time. 

Please call 03 55723699 or email info@hirl.org.au for further information or to leave feedback. Thank you.

HIRL News

  • HIRL Gallery Visit us at 101 Gray  Street Hamilton - supporting Local ArtistsOpening hoursWednesday 10 - 5Thursday 10 - 5Friday 10 - 5Saturday 10 - 4Find us on Facebook: See our ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2016, 4:58 AM by HIRL Office
  • < Come Taste our Barista Coffee !!!! Our Barista can provide you with a great Coffee experienceMeet Our Happy Baristas, Coffee served with a smile!!Taste our selection:CappuccinoLatteEspressoShort BlackLong BlackCome ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2013, 10:24 PM by John Graham
  • > Next Farmers Market Sat June 25 th All your favourites will be there again, fresh local lamb, wood fired bread from the Old Dunkeld Bakery, fresh fruit and your favourite vegies, jams, sauces and many many home ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2016, 4:31 AM by HIRL Office
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