City of Palmerston

Facilities for Hire

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

For the Community Room and The Heights, Durack Community Centre please contact the Library Facilities Support Officer at the Palmerston Library on 8935 9999.

If you would like to hire Gray Community Hall or Driver Resource Centre please contact the Community Services Team on 8935 9922.

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.

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.

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
  • Drink taps outside
  • Showers and toilets - separate bathroom for children
  • Maximum capacity - 30 people
Gray Community Hall

Located on the cnr 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.

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

Click here to take a tour of Gray Community Hall.

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

A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
2 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900

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

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

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998

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 9777
F 08 8931 0122

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 6am - 8pm
Saturday 8am - 3pm
Sunday 9am - 1pm
Public holidays 9am - 1pm