Not for profit hire charges

The following hire charges are for guidance purposes only. The charges have been calculated on a cost recovery basis and are reviewed annually.

Updated October 2017

Sample hourly rates for school venues


Charge per hour*







Hall – primary school


Hall – high school


Office / meeting room


Library – primary school


Library – high school


Multi purpose court


Playing field

$0.047 per sqm

Staff common room


Toilet block


*A minimum payment of two hours is suggested.

These rates are GST exclusive.

All bookings should include time for setup and packing up.

Hire of venues without bathrooms (such as classrooms, demountables and playing fields) will require hire of toilet blocks.

March 2019 state elections

For the March 2019 state elections, the rates per electoral event are:

VenueRate per event
Classroom x1$70.00 + GST
Hall x1, or
Gymnasium x1, or
Canteen x1, or
Library x1, or
Multi-purpose centre x1
$310.00 + GST

Terms and conditions of use of NSW Government school facilities for NSW electoral events are covered under the Memorandum of Agreement with the NSW Electoral Commission.

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