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Venues for Hire

Council has a number of free facilities and open spaces available for community hire until 30 June 2021. 

City of Palmerston adheres to the Northern Territory Government guidelines minimum distance of 1.5m and maximum number of people at any one time. Council will require a copy of your COVID-19 Safety Plan checklist which you can apply for here.

Gray Community Hall will remain closed to allow Council to prepare for major expansion and renovation works, which are expected to commence shortly. 

Council Facilities and numbers allowed in each facility under COVID-19: 

Facility     Max. number of people per room  
Driver Resource Centre15 people  
Durack Heights10 people per workshop  
Palmerston Library Community Room18 people  
Recreation Centre Stadium100 people  
Recreation Centre Community Room 130 people  
Recreation Centre Community Room 245 people  

For all parties and functions where alcohol will be consumed please refer to the AD03 Alcohol Management Policy. Written application requesting permission to consume alcohol on Council's premises and a copy of the approved party smart registration form can be emailed to

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the new Liquor Act 2019, section 171, a person must not consume liquor in any public place in Palmerston without permission from the owner occupier of the public place. Permission of the Council may be granted to applicants who apply and pay for the gazette costs incurred by the Council.

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