Kiama Council are investigating an apparent spill at the mouth of the Crooked River at Gerroa. Residents and visitors should avoid wading through or swimming in the mouth of the river until further notice.
Swamp Road is now open following recent flooding. Please drive carefully.
Our sports fields have been inspected and their status changed to caution after the recent rain. Users must inspect the ground conditions and make a decision if they will play or train on the fields in their current conditions.
A number of our public facilities will be closed from midday, Friday 8 December 2023 for a staff function. This includes our Administration Centre, Kiama and Gerringong Libraries, Family History Centre and Kiama Leisure Centre. The Minnamurra Waste and Recycling Centre will be open, as well as our Visitor Information Centre, The Pavilion and SENTRAL Youth Services.
Our development assessment team is currently experiencing heavy demand for their services. We ask customers to make a booking for any development advice.
Our large community centre overlooks Hindmarsh Park in the centre of Kiama.
The Joyce Wheatley Community Centre contains a large hall or auditorium area with excellent natural light and three smaller rooms.
This Centre is named in honour of Joyce Wheatley, a dedicated community leader who served on Kiama Municipal Council from 1980 to 2008, including being
Deputy Mayor from 1986 to 1987 and Mayor from 1992 to 2000. Ms Wheatley died in 2012 aged 74.
The centre is available to community groups, not-for-profit organisations, artists, private and corporate groups.
The various spaces can be used for:
The Auditorium is a light-filled space in the centre of the building.
It faces out onto Hindmarsh Park and offers a leafy aspect.
The space can host up to 60 people under current COVID regulations and includes:
The Lloyd Rees Workshop Room is a small vinyl floored room on the western side of the building.
It has direct external access to the space from Hindmarsh Park, and indirect disability access entrance via the building foyers.
Windows are set high around 2 walls of the room providing a light and private space.
The space is ideal for:
The space can host 10-15 people depending on set up, and includes:
The Bert Flugelman Creatives Studio is a small vinyl floored room on the eastern side of the building.
Its entrance is disability accessible.
The space is a light filled and private space with views east accross Hindmarsh Park.
The space includes:
Gas (if applicable)
Hindmarsh Park, Kiama NSW 2533, KIAMA 2533 View Map
Hindmarsh Park, Kiama NSW 2533 ,
Bookings will be unavailable for this hall from 1 July 2023.
Maximum 100 people