The City of Palmerston has extended the current free Community Venue Hire initiative until the end of 2021.
Due to expire on 30 June 2021, Council has committed to continuing free venue hire for a further 6 months.
The initial trial was endorsed by Council in May 2020 to assist with free access to community space, in order for the community to continue activities to enhance their wellbeing and social inclusion during COVID-19.
City of Palmerston Mayor, Athina Pascoe-Bell says removing fees from venue hire is yet another way to create ‘A Place for People’.
“The Palmerston and wider community have shown great support and appreciation for our free venue hire over the past year.
“It is fantastic to see the range of different user groups now utilising the spaces, with a variety of activities taking place across the centres such as dance groups, multicultural and church groups, sporting organisations, mother’s groups, private bookings and a range of events,” she said.
The spaces available for free venue hire include the Palmerston Recreation Centre’s community rooms and stadium, as well as the Palmerston Library’s community rooms, Driver Family Resource Centre and the Durack Community Centre.
A further review and report will be presented to Council before the expiration date of 31 December 2021.
For more information regarding City of Palmerston facilities, visit www.palmerston.nt.gov.au
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