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

 Next Market Dates

November 28th

December 12th

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.


  • New HIRL Gallery Exhibition An amazing photographic exhibition by local artist Gill Fry. Winner, NASA Photo of the Day, Jan 2nd 2016"Colour in the Night Sky"Visit us at 101 Gray  Street Hamilton ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2016, 11:47 PM 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 April 30 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 Mar 4, 2016, 11:40 PM by HIRL Office
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