EOI for Regular hire of indoor venues 2021

Our annual Expression of Interest (EOI) for regular hire of indoor community venues covering January to December 2021 is now open.

Council’s range of venues are suitable for conferences, workshops, exercise classes, art and craft activities, children’s playgroups, parties and launches.

Normal room capacity ranges from 15 to 650 people, however this year due to COVID-19, capacities for council’s venues have been reduced accommodate 1 person per 4 square metres.

Please see the revised COVID safe capacities below to properly assess any given venue’s suitability for your requirements.

Venue COVID-19 SAFE Capacity

Annandale Community Centre Upstairs Hall 25*
Annandale Community Centre Back Hall 35*
Annandale Community Centre Meeting Room 5
Ashfield - All Activity rooms combined 60*
Ashfield CC Activity Room 1 - Therese Hefferman 10
Ashfield CC Activity Room 2 - Patricia Blackman 15
Ashfield CC Activity Room 3 - Peter Cross 15
Ashfield CC Activity Room 4 - Irene Williams 15
Ashfield Town Hall 85*
Balmain Town Hall Main Hall 75*
Balmain Town Hall Meeting Room 20
Clontarf Cottage, Balmain 10
Graham Yarroll Room, Haberfield 20
Hannaford Community Centre Therapy Room, Rozelle 2
Hannaford Community Centre Activity Room, Rozelle 8
Hannaford Community Centre Lounge Area, Rozelle 5
Hannaford Community Centre Main Hall (Heffernan), Rozelle 20
Hannaford Community Centre Upstairs Meeting Room, Rozelle 5
Herb Greedy Hall, Marrickville 20
Jimmy Little Community Centre Main Hall, Rozelle 30
Jimmy Little Community Centre Meeting Room, Rozelle 5
Leichhardt Town Hall 70
Leichhardt Town Hall - Reception Room (Councillors room) 15
Market Place Leichhardt Meeting Room 5
Marrickville Town Hall 135*
Mervyn Fletcher Hall, Haberfield 15
Michael Maher Room, Haberfield 20
Petersham Town Hall 110*
Seaview Street Hall, Dulwich Hill 15
St Peters Town Hall (Downstairs) 5
St Peters Town Hall (Upstairs) 30
Steel Park City Room downstairs, Marrickville 5
Steel Park City Room Upstairs, Marrickville 5
The Pavilion, Marrickville 25
Wharf Road Community and Refugee Welcome Centre (extra room) 10
Wharf Road Community and Refugee Welcome Centre (main room) 45*
White's Creek Cottage, Lilyfield 7
White's Creek Cottage - The Stables, Lilyfield 10
Yanada (L Shaped), Lewisham 15

COVID-19 Safety Plan

You will also need to complete a COVID-19 safety plan in support of your application.

Complete via the link below.  Email the PDF to your own email then attach the PDF to your application. 

Complete the COVID-19 safety plan here

How to apply

Apply online using the online form below: 

Apply online here

Alternatively you can complete the PDF or Word document form below:

Community venues booking application - Expressions of interest (PDF 362.7KB)
Community venues booking application - Expressions of interest (DOCX 83.2KB)

Send the above form and your COVID-19 Safety Plan to venuebookings@innerwest.nsw.gov.au or submit both documents to any of Council’s Service Centres in person

  • Ashfield Service Centre (260 Liverpool Road Ashfield)
  • Leichhardt Service Centre (7-15 Wetherill Street Leichhardt)

Community Venues Available 

Annandale Community Centre
Ashfield Civic Centre Activity Rooms
Ashfield Town Hall
Balmain Town Hall
Clontarf Cottage (Balmain)
Graham Yarroll Room (Haberfield)
Hannaford Community Centre (Rozelle)
Herb Greedy Hall (Marrickville)
Jimmy Little Community Centre (Lilyfield)
Leichhardt Market Place Community Room
Leichhardt Town Hall

Marrickville Town Hall
Mervyn Fletcher Hall (Haberfield)
Michael Maher Room (Haberfield)
Petersham Town Hall
Seaview Street Hall (Dulwich Hill)
St Peters Town Hall
Whites Creek Cottage (Annandale)
Whites Creek Stables (Annandale)
Yanada Room (Lewisham)

Preference is given to applicants whose activities respond to the needs of the Inner West community.

Further information regarding venues can be found on our Venues for hire pages

For enquires call Customer Service on 9392 5000.

Closing date

Applications will be accepted until  Sunday, 13 December 2020 at 5pm.

Fees and charges

If your organisation would like to apply for a fee subsidy or fee waiver, the eligibility criteria for reduced fees and fee waivers is available on our indoor venues fee scale policy page, and via the quick reference in the Guidelines for determining scaled fees (PDF 353.9KB) 

To apply for a fee subsidy or fee waiver, please complete the  form below:

Fee subsidy or full fee waiver application form - Indoor venues (PDF 251.7KB)




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Page last updated: 30 Nov 2020