City of Palmerston

Facilities for Hire

A refundable cleaning bond of $125.00 is required for each venue. Please refer to the booking forms in the below descriptions for hire costs and conditions.

For all parties and functions where alcohol will be consumed you will need to complete and lodge the Party Smart and Liquor Permit Application Forms.

Library Community Room

The community room is perfect for business meetings, small seminars, special events, training sessions or community group meetings. The community room is located at the front of the new library and features full length glass bi-fold doors opening out onto the beautiful paved and grassed areas of Goyder square.

The community room has a seating capacity of approximately 50 with work tables available for use. The conference room also features a full size whiteboard and a small kitchenette with continuous boiling water and small fridge.

Click here to book the community room online.

For assistance booking the Library Community Room online please contact the Palmerston Library on 8935 9999.

The Heights, Durack Community Centre

Located at 33 Packard Avenue, overlooking the lake in The Heights, Durack. The facility has high ceilings, plenty of cross ventilation and natural lighting.  The art rooms open to a balcony, there’s a small kitchenette, storage space and the rooms themselves are specifically designed for art and craft activities. It is available to hold a class or cultural activity or to use the space for your own personal art and craft activities.

Click here to book an art room online.

For assistants booking Community Centre online please contact the Palmerston Library on 8935 9999.

Open Spaces

A number of open spaces are available to hire. To book an Open Space area, please contact Council on 8935 9922 prior to completing the booking form to check the booking time and date you require is available.

Driver Resource Centre

Located at 29 Driver Avenue, Driver. An ideal location for children, Driver Resource Centre consists of a central open space with a separate kitchen and children's toilet and bathroom facility. With an enclosed rear grass area, kids are free to explore the outdoors, while the interior is suitable for meetings for groups of all ages as well as for activities for kids.

Facilities and amenities

  • 4 tables, 15 chairs
  • Standard sized kitchen - stove, oven, fridge, portable urn
  • Ceiling fans
  • Air-conditioning
  • Drink taps outside
  • Showers and toilets - separate bathroom for children
  • Maximum capacity - 30 people

To book the Driver Recourse Centre, please contact Council on 8935 9922 prior to completing the booking form to check the booking time and date you require is available.

Gray Community Hall

Located on the comer of Essington Avenue and Victoria Drive, Gray. This is the place for open space. This large square room is great for functions and meetings. With a small kitchen facility, male, female and disabled toilets the area is designed to cater for everyone. Surrounded on three sides by the Harvest Corner Community Garden and with large areas of shaded lawn beyond. Click here to take a virtual tour of Gray Community Hall.

Facilities and amenities

  • 12 folding tables, 80 chairs
  • Small kitchen with limited facilities - fridge, sink, wall urn, stove, microwave
  • Ceiling fans and wall fans, shuttered windows
  • Air-conditioning
  • Maximum capacity - 100 people standing, 80 people seated

To book the Gray Community Hall, please contact Council on 8935 9922 prior to completing the booking form to check the booking time and date you require is available.

Palmerston Recreation Centre

Located in the city centre adjacent to the Palmerston Library and Goyder Square. Two courts are available to hire, with or without lighting and air-conditioning.

Facilities and amenities

  • Two large courts
  • First aid room
  • Male, female and disabled access toilets
  • Showers and change rooms
  • Lighting
  • Staging
  • Seating
  • Scoreboard

To book the Palmerston Recreation Centre, please contact Council on 8935 9922 prior to completing the booking form to check the booking time and date you require is available.

Other venues for hire in Palmerston include:

Palmerston Magpies Football Club Function Centre

Located in the heart of Palmerston, the Palmerston Magpies Football Club Function Centre is the perfect venue for all occasions. Offering a range of flexible options – perfect for business functions, weddings birthday parties and even graduation ceremonies.

Not only does this facility provide a great function room, they also provide one of the best AFL surfaces in the NT making Northline Oval the perfect venue to hold outdoor functions, boot camps or your next group training venture.

For venue and facility enquiries/bookings contact secretary@palmerstonmagpies.com.au.

A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
PO BOX 1,
Palmerston, NT 0931

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900
E palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8.15am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Library
Goyder Square, The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998
E library@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922
F 08 8935 9900
E palmerston@palmerston.nt.gov.au

Operating Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm