Opened on 3 August 2009 by Prof. David de Kretser AC, the Alan Ross Centre (or ARC) was named after Mr Alan Ross, former Principal of Billanook College (1997-2009).
The ARC Auditorium has a seating capacity of 475 with a modern sound and lighting systems. The ARC is a multi-purpose building, incorporating a flexible “black box” space called The Old Market Theatre which complements the main Auditorium.
On site parking is available, as well as disabled access and hearing impaired facilities, with the ability to offer reserved and general admission attendance.
The ARC is regularly used for lectures, presentations and catered functions, and includes a canteen space and box office.
The Alan Ross Centre is a communal hub for all members of the Billanook Community, a place where they can Meet, Play and Entertain.