COVID-19 Response

Council offices, libraries and VICs will re-open from Monday 23 November, however some services will remain closed until further notice.

For more detailed information about particular services affected click here and for the latest updates on Alexandrina Council's response to COVID-19 click here

Please contact us by phone 8555 7000 or email

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Venues and Hire Spaces

Hire/Use of Council Meeting Rooms and Other Council Owned Venues

The Alexandrina Council has a range of buildings, meeting rooms, facilities and venues throughout the Council area. Some of these are available for hire to Community Groups, local businesses and individuals for activities.  Some venues have limited or no availability on weekends or after hours.  Venues will not be hired if Council considers the use inappropriate or contravenes any Council Policies, By-Laws, Legislation or Work Health Safety requirements.  All required permits, leases and licences must be in place prior to use.

Council staff and volunteers are not responsible for the set up or pack up of any hired Council venue.  The venue must be left in a clean and tidy state or your bond may be forfeited.

Fees, charges and bonds for the hire of Council facilities are set each financial year and published in Council's Fees and Charges document.

Relevant Forms:

Halls/Rooms Available for Hire:

  • Community Hub
  • Currency Creek Hall
  • Goolwa Centenary Hall
  • Goolwa Office Facilities
  • Milang Institute
  • Port Elliot Chambers
  • Port Elliot RSL
  • Signal Point Gallery
  • Strathalbyn Library/Community Centre
  • Strathalbyn Town Hall

Sport/Recreation Facilities:

  • Goolwa Sports Stadium
  • Strathalbyn Pool

General Information

A signed and completed Venue Hire Form must be submitted to make a booking request. Payment of hire costs and bond fees must be made at least 14 days prior to the event date.  Failure to do so may lead to your booking being cancelled without further notification.  Cheques or money orders are payable to the Alexandrina Council, PO Box 21, Goolwa SA 5214.

The Bond will be refunded within 14 days after the activity by EFT only (no cash or cheque), providing the room/s/venue are left in a clean and tidy condition.  Any breakages, damages or losses will be deducted from the Bond.  Your deposit will be refunded to your nominated bank account.

A secure entry (swipe) card or keys may be required for access to a number of Council owned buildings.   Card or key collection and return will be arranged following full payment of the venue hire.

After hours security call-outs (if an alarm is activated after hours) – Building security alarms will be set after normal business hours. A $100 per call-out fee will be charged to your group if an alarm is activated and security call-out is triggered.  Please ensure you have full instructions for any alarm system prior to your event.

**Venue hire does not include tea, coffee, milk etc.

All general venue enquiries regarding Centenary Hall should be directed to Jenn Cole – Centenary Hall (Just Add Water) Program Coordinator, via email to or telephone: 8555 7000 during office hours.

Signal Point
Above: Signal Point Gallery
South Coast Regional Art
Above: South Coast Regional Arts Centre

Centenary Hall
Above: Centenary Hall