It’s time to show the world you can party harder than two 20-year-olds.

★ Birthday celebrations ★ 

They say that life begins at 40, and we’re here to welcome it in with a bang. Ruffle those feathers in anticipation, because The Defiant Duck is ready to send off the 30s in style. Whether you’re bringing a few close nest-mates or the whole social flock, The Defiant Duck’s range of function venues and catering packages are flexible to suit your needs.

Our party areas range in size to accommodate your personal guest list.


We offer different food and beverage packages that can be customised to suit any occasion, budget and taste. We know that it’s hard work being the belle of the ball, which is why our event manager is on hand to ensure your function goes swimmingly and you don’t end up looking like a goose!


To make a booking or an enquiry, please click the button below, email us at functions@thedefiantduck.com.au or call (07) 3252 1581.



FULL VENUE – 500 cocktail

THE BAR – 160 seated, 200 cocktail

ALFRESCO AREA – 120 seated, 200 cocktail

THE NEST – 45 seated, 70 cocktail

With share plates of crowd-pleasing dishes well in abundance, you won’t have to worry about guests flying the coop. Our range of catering packages can be altered to suit your group’s personal preferences and appetites.

Step up your birthday game with a signature beverage package. Varieties of beer, wine, and bubbly drinks will continue to flow for a dedicated duration. After all – you only turn 40 once!


With our broad range of packages, you can choose to celebrate with a:

  • Stand-up social party with canapés
  • Intimate sit-down dinner with share plates
  • Relaxed daytime lunch with beers
  • Range of cocktails at the bar with friends
  • Full-venue party that lights up the night


Your loved ones may wish to complement the celebrations with speeches or a video clip. You are welcome to bring in your own AV equipment – or alternatively, our helpful staff can arrange equipment for you. We can also assist with recommendations for further table decorations, music, entertainment, or photography – or at an additional cost, we will happily make the preparations for you.


★ spaces ★

We offer three unique function spaces for use during your 40th celebrations. Additionally, you can choose to hire exclusive use of the entire venue.


★ full venue ★

You’re not 40 – you’re 18 with 22 years’ experience. Book out the full venue for a night your friends won’t soon forget.


★ the bar ★

Bottoms up! The heart of our venue will breathe energy and excitement into your party.


★ Alfresco Area ★

Kick back and relax with booth-style lounges and a pool table.


★ the nest ★

Enjoy a vibrant celebratory meal in our intimate dining area.