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)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

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, present and emerging.