Economic Development and Activation

Economic Development and Activation

All fees are inclusive of GST where applicable

Camden Civic Centre - Space Hire Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Note: A 10% discount will apply to weekend commercial space hire rates for businesses within the Camden LGA.
It should be noted that the Fees and Charges for Camden Civic Centre and Art Gallery have been restructured for 2021/22.
In the unlikely event that a user is disadvantaged by the new fee structure, the fees and charges are to be adjusted back to
2020/21 Fees and Charges plus the appropriated CPI for 2021/22.
Macarthur Auditorium 
Space Hire - Midweek Off Peak per hour     
Commercial Rate $150.00 Y
Community Rate  $120.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Midweek day rate (6 hour day or 6 hour evening)     
Commercial Rate $1,000.00 Y
Community Rate  $600.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend Off Peak per hour     
Commercial Rate $180.00 Y
Community Rate  $150.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend day rate (6 hour day or 6 hour evening)     
Commercial Rate $1,350.00 Y
Community Rate  $880.00 Y
     
Function Space Hire  $600.00 Y
     
Ferguson Gallery 
Space Hire - Midweek Off Peak per hour     
Commercial Rate $120.00 Y
Community Rate  $100.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Midweek day rate (6 hour day or 6 hour evening)     
Commercial Rate $660.00 Y
Community Rate  $440.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend Off Peak per hour     
Commercial Rate $120.00 Y
Community Rate  $100.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend day rate (6 hour day or 6 hour evening)     
Commercial Rate $880.00 Y
Community Rate  $660.00 Y
     
Function Space Hire (5 hour hire)  $600.00 Y
     
Outdoor Garden 
Space Hire - Wedding Ceremony or overflow for Civic Centre hire  $170.00 Y
     
Undercroft - Mitchell Room (Community Room) 
Space Hire - Midweek Hourly     
Commercial Rate $55.00 Y
Community Rate  $33.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Midweek day rate     
Commercial Rate $300.00 Y
Community Rate  $180.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend hourly     
Commercial Rate $65.00 Y
Community Rate  $44.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend day rate     
Commercial Rate $330.00 Y
Community Rate  $250.00 Y
     
Undercroft - Oxley Room (Training Room)
Space Hire - Midweek Hourly     
Commercial Rate $35.00 Y
Community Rate  $25.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Midweek day rate     
Commercial Rate $220.00 Y
Community Rate  $150.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend hourly     
Commercial Rate $38.00 Y
Community Rate  $35.00 Y
     
Space Hire - Weekend day rate     
Commercial Rate $220.00 Y
Community Rate  $180.00 Y
     
Foyer Hire Fees - Civic Centre and Undercroft 
Space Hire - hourly * minimum four hours $25.00 Y
Space Hire - Day Rate  $110.00 Y
     
Package Discounts 
10% discount - space hire bookings of three or more consecutive days  10%  

Camden Civic Centre - Services

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Contractor or Service Charge Cost + 10%  
Staffing Services per hour Weekday $45.00 Y
Staffing Services per hour Saturday  $50.00 Y
Staffing Services per hour Sunday  $60.00 Y
Staffing Services per hour Public Holiday  $75.00 Y
Staffing Services - call out out of hours  $75.00 Y
Catering Delivery within 15km  $25.00 Y
Ticket Sale Fee per ticket  $4.00 Y
Audio Visual Package Operator (up to 6 hours), lighting and sound $600.00 Y
Audio Visual Package Complete - includes operator, sound, lighting effects, video link $1,000.00 Y

Camden Civic Centre - Exhibitions and Shows

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Antiques Fair Admission per person  $5.00 Y
Expo and Fair Stall Fees per day per site $200.00 Y
Wedding and Bridal Expo per site  $400.00 Y

Camden Civic Centre - Equipment Hire

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Art Screen Hire - Exhibition Only per screen $25.00 Y
Linen Hire - Large (Tablecloths) each  $15.00 Y
Linen Hire - Small (Napkins / teatowels) each  $2.50 Y

Camden Civic Centre - Cancellation, Damages and Bonds

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Bond - High Risk  $2,000.00 Y
Bond - Medium Risk  $1,000.00 Y
Bond - Low Risk  $500.00 Y
Bond - Audio Visual  $2,000.00 Y
Bond - Key Provision  $50.00 Y
Cancellation - Non Refundable Deposit 30%  
Cancellation - Promoter Non Refundable Deposit $1,000.00 Y
Damages - damage to rooms, equipment etc.  Cost + 10%  
Cleaning Fee Cost + 10%  
Change of date per date change  $35.00 Y

Camden Civic Centre - Public Holiday Surcharges

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Space Hire Public Holiday surcharge - Upper Level  30%  
     
  • Note: Weekend rates apply from 12pm Friday to Sunday
  • Note: Weekday rates apply from Monday - to 11.59am Friday 
  • Note: Off peak rates apply between January and August and prior to 10am year round. 
  • Note: The applicable hourly rate will apply to requests for longer booking periods or late to leave guests.
  • Note: Minimum of four hour hire applies to the Civic Centre Auditorium 
  • Note: Minimum of two hour hire applies to the Ferguson Gallery 
  • Note: Function Space Hire rates require a minimum spend of $35 / head on catering for events. Minimum spend does not apply to funerals and wakes or room hire in the Undercroft
  • Note: Market rates apply to catered wedding and function packages
  • Note: For larger stall spaces multiple site hire may be applied
  • Note: Fees ticket sale fees exclude third party processing fees 
  • Note: Community rate - Individuals and Not for profit (NFP) entities conducting private functions and/or non-commercial activities. To be eligible for community/NFP fees, you must provide a copy of your Certificate of Incorporation or a ruling from the Australian Tax Office that your group is classified as not-for profit.
  • Note: Commercial rate- applicable to all hirers that do not meet the criteria for Community Rate.
  • Note: Bond High Risk - applies to high risk parties such as dance parties on the upper level. Bond - Medium Risk applies to milestone birthday parties and functions where alcohol is served. Other bookings subject to the Bond Low Risk. 
  • Note: Bonds may be retained to cover damages and cleaning fees where required Note: day rate fees are for 6 hours either AM or PM Note: Low risk bonds only apply to events unsupervised by Council staff 

Photography and Videography Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Alan Baker Art Gallery - Photography / Videography commercial location hire per day $565.00 Y
Alan Baker Art Gallery - Photography / videography commercial location hire per hour  $170.00 Y

Stall Space Hire Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Alan Baker Art Gallery Market Stall per event $50.00 Y

Souvenir Sales

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Souvenirs, cards and postcards  Market Rate   

Art Class and Workshop Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Childrens - Single Class  $12.00 Y
Childrens - Term Class $120.00 Y
Adults - Single Class  $20.00 Y
Adults - Term Class $180.00 Y
Specialist workshops and classes Cost + 10%   
Life Drawing Class (18+ only)  $40.00 Y

Camden Town Farm

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Cattle Agistment
Dry cow, steer or heifer (per week) $7.00 Y
Cow & calf (to 4 months) (per week) $8.00 Y
Cattle Hire $13.50 Y
(Schools charged at 50% of the above agistment fees)    
     
Produce Market
Stall space without power (per stall per market) $12.50 Y
Stall space with power (per stall per market) $18.60 Y
REGULAR FUNCTION VENUE HIRE
Venue : COWA & COWA Paddock only (Toilet block not included)    
Category A - Agricultural, Education & Community (Not for Profit Events)    
Monday - Thursday (per day) $115.00 Y
Sunday (per day) $130.00 Y
Friday and/or Saturday (per day) $145.00 Y
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 day Booking) $290.00 Y
Category B - Parties, Celebrations, Ceremonies & Commercial Events
Monday - Thursday (per day) $450.00 Y
Sunday (per day) $560.00 Y
Friday and/or Saturday (per day) $790.00 Y
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 day Booking) $1,580.00 Y
Category C - Weddings  Receptions
Monday - Thursday (per day) $670.00 Y
Sunday (per day) $790.00 Y
Friday and/or Saturday (per day) $900.00 Y
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 day Booking) $1,800.00 Y
     
SPECIAL EVENT VENUE HIRE
Category D - Agricultural, Education & Community (Not for Profit Events)
Venue : COWA & COWA Paddock & Barn, Bull & Market Paddocks    
Monday - Thursday (per day) $175.00 Y
Sunday (per day) $195.00 Y
Friday and/or Saturday (per day) $220.00 Y
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 day Booking) $440.00 Y
     
Category E - Commercial & Other Events
Venue 2: COWA & COWA Paddock & Barn, Bull & Market Paddocks    
Monday - Thursday (per day) $570.00 Y
Sunday (per day) $695.00 Y
Friday and/or Saturday (per day) $1,160.00 Y
Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 day Booking) $2,320.00 Y
     
OTHER VENUE HIRE
Other Paddock hire (per day)  $115.00 Y
Other Paddock hire for event parking (per day) $350.00 Y
Filming & Photography location and site hire (per day) $565.00 Y
Photography Location (subject to site availability)  $170.00 Y
     
BONDS AND SECURITY DEPOSITS REFUNDABLE
Bond/Security Deposit - Low Risk ( Determined by Committee) $500.00 N
Bond/Security Deposit - High Risk (Determined by Committee) $1,000.00 N
Note: Hirers are responsible for all costs for damage and/or loss above & beyond the value of the Bond    
GST is payable on portion of bond that is retained    
     
Fixed Charges
Small groups up to 20 people - Casual hire for activities (e.g. Yoga  per person) $3.40 Y
Onsite Bins (10) $160.00 Y
Waste removal ( as required) $36.00 Y
Cleaning per area/open pavilion (as required) $230.00 Y
Onsite Toilet Cleaning (as required) $105.00 Y
Key Deposit $50.00 N
Onsite Security (High Risk Events as defined by committee) $550.00 Y
Community Gardens use (Access and/or Photos) $80.00 Y
Agricultural Storage (per m2/per month) $2.00 Y
Hay Sales Market Rate + 10% GST Y

Bicentennial Park Hire Fees

DescriptionTotal FeeGST
Arena & Grounds Hire (per day)
Exclusive use of Park, incl. facilities and equipment, but excl. clubhouses $1,310.00 Y
Arena Hire - Main/Multi use and/or Entertainment/Circus arena $410.00 Y
Arena Hire - (Campdraft/Rodeo, Polocrosse, Dressage, Pony Club, special purpose arenas, XC no jumps & parking) $340.00 Y
Cross Country Course (including use of XC jumps) $680.00 Y
Lynn Farm/Hill Area $790.00 Y
Photography location per 2 hours $175.00 Y
Filming Location per day in addition to site hire $600.00 Y
Participant prior/ post events days (plus camping fees) $67.00 Y
     
Building Hire
Clubhouse (main or southern) with ground hire (equestrian event) $210.00 Y
Clubhouse (main or southern) separate function hire $420.00 Y
Clubhouse (pony club) with ground hire $115.00 Y
Clubhouse (pony club)/Northern Open Pavilion separate function hire $230.00 Y
Clubhouse (main or southern) meetings and seminars (per hour, min 4 hrs.) $31.00 Y
Clubhouse (pony club) meetings & seminars (per hr, min 4 hrs.) $15.50 Y
     
     
Equestrian Fees
Horse Fee - Event - per day $2.60 Y
Horse Yard (Steel) - per day $28.50 Y
     
Camping Fees
Camping per site - unpowered - Event $16.00 Y
Camping per site - powered - Event $26.70 Y
     
Recreational Riding
Adult (per annum) $115.00 Y
Child < 17 years  (per annum) $57.50 Y
Family rate - 2 adults & 2 children (per annum) $287.50 Y
Adult - (casual daily rate) $11.50 Y
Child < 17 years (casual daily rate) $6.00 Y
Family - 2 adults and 2 children (casual daily rate) $30.00 Y
     
Fixed Charges - All Users
Arena Lighting (per hour) $33.00 Y
Onsite Bins (10) $150.00 Y
Cleaning FEE per arena/open pavilion/club house/toilets $250.00 Y
Cleaning horse yard $31.00 Y
Waste removal per 50 - 60L bag $41.00 Y
Key/s deposit - Refundable $50.00 N
PA system/BBQ and gas (per item) with other hire $62.00 Y
Fill water jump $155.00 Y
Electricity Usage Charges (actuals + 10% service fee) (read before and after event)  Actual Cost plus 10% plus GST  Y
     
Annual Charges - User Groups
Cobbitty Pony Club (2 events per month including related store and club house use) $1,520.00 Y
Camden Show $6,680.00 Y
     
Bonds
Building and Arena Hire - per facility - Low risk (maximum $1,000)  $500.00 N
Building and Arena Hire - per facility - High Risk (Maximum $2,000) $1,000.00 N
GST applies to any portion of the bond retained.    
     
Notes:
  1.  All (non casual ) hirers must hold current public liability risk insurance to a minimum value of $20 million.
  2. Exclusive use of the Park applies to the use of three (3) or more of the available arenas, viz, Campdraft/Rodeo, Multi-use, Polocrosse, Pony Club, Dressage, Special Purpose or Cross Country Course.
  3. Ground (g) fees include land area together with any associated open pavilions and toilets/ showers, but do not include the hire of the clubhouse. One additional free day per event is allowed for setting up and/ or removal of temporary facilities and equipment only.
  4. Ground hire, building hire and horse fees are reduced by 50% for the 2nd and subsequent days in the one event, excluding the entertainment (circus) arena).  This reduction is on the basis that the hirer accepts full responsibility for site and building routine maintenance, cleaning and removal for the period of hire.
  5. Payment of fees and bond by all groups based on proposed usage, estimate horses numbers & camp sites, to be made 7 days before the event. An adjustment (credit or debit) for the actual numbers to be settled by advice from the hirer within 21 days of event. Nil return within 21 days will result in charges of the proposed usage plus 10%.
  6. The BEP trusts & encourages hirers to provide accurate horse & camper numbers. The BEP will undertake spot random counts at events of horse & camper numbers. Where there is a discrepancy of more than 10% above the Hirers count fees will be charged at the BEP count plus 10%
  7.  The ground, clubhouse, toilets/ showers and other facilities hired must be left clean and tidy with all rubbish removed, otherwise the cleaning and waste removal charges shall apply.
  8. The cost of cleaning and repairing damage to the grounds and improvements will be deducted from the bond before making the refund. The cleaning charges and the reasonable cost of repairing any damage in excess of the value of the bond shall be paid by the hirer.
  9. All hirers must be 18yrs or above. 
  10. Safe Party Forms are required if alcohol will be present at the function. These are obtained from Camden Police Station at Narellan.
  11. For 18th or 21st birthday parties at least one security guard is required. 
  12. Buildings, toilets and adjacent grounds are to be vacated by 12.30 am and left clean and tidy with all rubbish removed from the site. The hirer is responsible for ensuring that all guests behave responsibly and depart the facility quietly and are considerate of surrounding residents. All lights are to be turned off and buildings and gates locked.
  13. Premier Groups/ users refers includes ONLY the following: The Camden Show Society, Sydney Polocrosse Club, Cobbitty Pony Club, County of Cumberland Campdrafting Club, Eventing Equestriad Australia (Eventing).
  14. Premier User Groups, & schools & charitable not for profit organisations attract a 50% discount on those line items specified.