Youth spaces

Along with Council's youth partners, Mt Gravatt Police Citizens Youth Club and Linx Youth Space, Wynnum who maintain and manage youth spaces available to young people in Brisbane, Council's Visible Ink provides a space where young people can access resources to get visible, be enterprising and get connected.

Visible Ink Youth Hub

Visible Ink Youth Hub is Council's central hub for Brisbane's young people to explore new ideas, access resources, have a say and connect with community partners, enabling them to grow as active citizens and contribute to a better Brisbane.

Visible Ink open for bookings

Visible Ink is now open for bookings:

  • Monday to Friday
    • 10am-1pm
    • 1:30-4:30pm
  • Saturday
    • 2-5pm

A maximum of 20 people are permitted in the facility at any one time.

To ensure the safety of staff and residents, and to abide by State Government regulations, capped numbers have been applied to the following resources:

  • Multi-Use Rehearsal Space (5 people max)
  • Rehearsal Room (10 people max)
  • Meeting Room with Wi Fi access (4 people max)
  • Multi Media Studio (2 people max)
  • Art space (2 people max)
  • Equipment Hire (collection and drop off by appointment)
  • Printing (collection by appointment)

Visible Ink Youth Hub provides:

  • spaces to rehearse, hold meetings, plan, organise and deliver projects and events and access youth networks
  • resources to help get your ideas off the ground and staff support to provide you with help and information
  • the Be Enterprising Program - a youth enterprise program providing support and resources to young people to help get their ideas off the ground
  • Zine Lounge, Library and Maker space.

The space can be accessed by young people aged 12-25 years, for activities including:

Other resources include computers, free Wi-Fi, printing facilities, video and DSLR cameras.There is a large rehearsal space, meeting room and outdoor space available for free to young people and organisations that support them.

Visible Ink location

Visible Ink is located at 5 Green Square Close, Fortitude Valley.

Opening hours

Visible Ink is currently open by appointment only.

Facility use 

Young people using Visible Ink have the right to fair, equal and inclusive access. Users have the right to be respected and to be heard when they are in the space.

Young people using the space also have the responsibility to respect one another and to respect the space. Respecting the space means cleaning up after yourself and remembering that Visible Ink is a smoking, drug and alcohol free space.

Contact Visible Ink

To find out more, make a booking, borrow equipment, share a story of what you've created whilst using the space or organise a time to speak with someone about your idea you can:

Last updated:7 July 2020