Community Halls and Centres

COVID-19 Update


The hire status of City of Newcastle Community Halls & Centres has been reviewed and new and casual hire is permitted until further review 1 December 2020.


New and casual hire be permitted in CN Community Facilities Subject to the following:

  • Hirers must be Commercial (ABN required) or not for profit/charity status.
  • Provide an essential service (eg. Employment or counselling services) or services of Community Benefit
  • Hire to be seated only in accordance with social distancing requirements
  • Casual hires not to be taken more than one month in advance.

New & casual hirers are to provide the following:

  • Signed Covid Terms & Conditions of hire
  • Signed standard conditions of hire
  • Covid-Safe plan (Community Centres)
  • Public liability insurance cover

The following new or casual hire is not permitted at this time:

  • Private hire for social gatherings & parties
  • Standing or active hires such as dance, yoga, Pilates, martial arts, singing and the like.

For the latest changes on public spaces and gatherings view What you can and can't do under the rules.

For the latest information see the City’s response to COVID-19

City of Newcastle own and operate sixteen community centres and halls in the Newcastle local government area. Twelve of these community facilities are managed by local committees or community organisations, and four facilities are directly managed City of Newcastle. 

Fees and charges: 

Click on each facility to view more information and contact details. 

Community Halls

Facility Address Capacity Air con





Elermore Vale Community Hall 122 Cardiff Road
Elermore Vale
60* N N Y
Henderson Park Hall

42 Lockyer Street


75* N N Y
Henry Park Hall Thomas Street
Hamilton South
40* N N Y
Minmi Progress Hall

100 Woodford Street


70* N Y Y
Tarro Community Hall

2A Northern Avenue


75* N Y Y
Wallsend Railway Goods Shed

76 Cowper Street


40* Y Y Y
Wallsend Pioneers Memorial Hall

54 Cowper Street


200* N Y Y

* Capacity numbers at the halls are capped to allow for physical distancing. Please view the property for details.

Community Centres

Facility Address Capacity Air con





Alice Ferguson Community Centre 30 Caldwell Street
150* Y Y Y
Carrington Community Centre

1 Hargrave Street


50* Y Y Y
Elermore Vale Community Centre

Rear 129 Croudace Road

Elermore Vale

15 & 80* Y Y Y
Fletcher Community Centre

55 Kurraka Drive


6, 15 & 100* Y Y Y
Jesmond Neighbourhood Centre

44 Mordue Parade


15 & 90* Y Y Y
Maryland Neighbourhood Centre

207 Maryland Drive


20, 70 & 80* Y Y Y
New Lambton Community Centre

14 Alma Road

New Lambton

25, 90 & 200* N Y Y
Warabrook Community Centre

6 Angophora Drive


8, 20 & 75* Y Y Y

* Capacity numbers at the centres are capped to allow for physical distancing. Please view the property for details.

Seniors Centres

Senior Centre Address Contact Capacity Air con Disability access Kitchen
Adamstown Seniors Centre 153A Brunker Road
4952 7000     90* Y Y Y
Beresfield Seniors Centre 39 Beresford Avenue
4966 3309     50* Y Y Y
Mayfield Seniors Centre 187 - 189 Maitland Road
4967 5371 90 & 12* Y Y Y

* Please contact the senior centres for details on capacity.