Expression of interest - office for lease or license

Byards Community Hall

The City of Onkaparinga is committed to supporting our communities to be involved in local matters and work together to make life better. We strive to enable happy, healthy and rewarding lives for all people, this includes places and spaces for community connection, activity and skill development.

Safe places and spaces for community gathering are fundamental to quality of life. Our wide range of community facilities are important resources. They enable community capacity building by helping people to develop the confidence, connections and knowledge to become more active participants in community life. They provide forums for social connection, collaboration and learning.

Recognising the benefit of co-locating services and programs within our community halls, the City of Onkaparinga is now calling for expressions of interest from a broad range of community service providers and organisations to lease/license space within the Byards Community Hall.

  • ANNEXE – Byards Community Hall at 37 Byards Road, Happy Valley,
  • OFFICE  – Byards Community Hall at 37 Byards Hall, Happy Valley

Leasable spaces at the various locations vary from 20 square metres (Office) to 34 square metres (Annexe) with an all-inclusive rent fixed at $306 plus GST per square metre per year. In addition to rent, successful applicants will be required to pay for their own phone, internet and cleaning (within their leased area only).

Byards Community Hall is a venue for hire in the City of Onkaparinga. The hall is surrounded by grassed areas and a fenced playground and is an ideal space for many different uses from celebrations, playgroups, fitness classes and social meet ups.

To view the facility inclusions and book casual hire, visit:

It is Council’s intention to offer the successful applicant a 12-month lease/license with potential for an ongoing tenancy for up to 5 years.

The successful applicant will operate from the Byards Community Hall (Annexe and/or office) and demonstrate alignment with at least one of the following deliverables:

  • Projects that enable and encourage active participation, leadership and contribute towards improving peoples lives
  • Provision of free/low cost initiatives and programs
  • Services and/or programs targeted towards our priority populations which include
    • people on a low income
    • young people
    • older people
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • culturally and linguistically diverse people
    • people with a disability
    • new and emerging citizens.

To obtain an Expression of Interest Pack or to arrange a site inspection, please contact Pamela Hamdorf, Coordinator Community and Strategic Projects on 0481 093 546 or email

Expressions of Interest must be received no later than 5:00pm on Monday 1 November via on one the following:

Byards  Annexe  lease license EOI application form  2021.docx(DOCX, 66KB)

EOI Pack 2021(PDF, 550KB)

Submit EOI online