Choosing the right venue in the City of Cockburn

Choosing the right venue in the City of Cockburn 

Matching the event with the best venue is a vital ingredient for success. A fair, festival, craft show or open day might be best suited to an outdoor venue. The City of Cockburn has a vast range of beautiful outdoor settings including 21 active reserves (sporting ovals) and 168 passive reserves (parks) that provide a variety of settings and infrastructure for residents to participate in various types of activities. View a list of all Parks and Reserves

Community centres

A cultural performance, concert or exhibition might be better suited to an indoor venue. The City of Cockburn has a wide range of indoor venues available for use across a number of our suburbs. Venues range from small, (50 person capacity) medium (100–140 person capacity) and large (150–180 person capacity) and some have multiple rooms to choose from. View a full list of available Community Centres

Booking a venue

Confirm the venue is available for your type of event and the dates you are planning.

Outdoor venue: reserves 

For events over 100 people, you will need to complete a Public Event Application Form and email this form to [email protected] with a proposed site plan and a copy of your group’s public liability insurance.

For events under 100 people, you will need to complete a Parks Usage Notification Form and email this form to [email protected]

Event Booking Procedure

  1. Confirm venue

  2. Obtain health and statutory permits

  3. Confirm extras such as toilets, bins, lights

  4. Collect keys and access cards

Indoor venue: halls or community buildings

If booking a City of Cockburn hall, you will need to complete a Casual Venue Hire Application Form and submit this to [email protected]. Once submitted, your booking request will be assessed and you will be advised if there are other activities happening in the same venue on that day. A private event may require additional approvals if the activity includes bouncy castles, alcohol consumption, loud music and the selling of food. 



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaditj boodjar kep wer kaadidjiny kalyakool yoodaniny, wer koora wer yeyi ngalak Birdiya koota-djinanginy.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.