​​​​​The Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella, established in 1977, has recently undergone a major internal refurbishment. The centre now features a large entrance foyer, a brand new suite of bathrooms and change rooms as well as three modern, versatile, fully renovated rooms available for hire. This page features general information about the centre, specific details about the rooms available for hire including fees and charges, instructions for making a booking and contact details for enquiries.​


Location and parking

The Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella is located on the Dianella Regional Open Space, which is bordered by Alexander Drive, Light Street and Morley Drive. There are two designated accessible car parking bays and in excess of 300 general bays available for patrons of the centre, though the general bays may also be utilised by members of the public attending the Regional Open Space.


Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella


Light Street 

Dianella WA 6059

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Rooms available for hire

Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella has three rooms that are available for hire on a casual ('one-off') or regular ('on-going') basis. The rooms are listed below along with their main features. For fees and charges, please refer to the following section.

Main hallMain hall of the Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella

    • 450m2 in size holding up to 400 people standing or up to 300 people seated
    • Wooden floor line-​​marked to accommodate four badminton courts as well as indoor soccer

    • Evaporative air-conditioning and a large fan for cooling, gas heaters for heating
    • 300 chairs, 35 rectangular trestle tables and 10 round trestle tables
    • Stainless steel domestic grade kitchen with servery window into main hall and caterer's access
    • Kitchen features 900mm oven/stove, microwave, instantaneous hot water wall urn, fridge/freezer and separate drinks fridge

Meeting room​Meeting room of Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella

    • 60m2 in size holding up to 50 people standing or up to 45 people seated
    • Carpeted floors with vinyl near kitchenette bench
    • Two reverse cycle air-conditioning units for cooling and heating
    • 70 chairs and 10 rectangular trestle tables (shared with Activity Room)
    • In-room kitchenette featuring sink and instantaneous hot water wall urn
    • Audio loop to assist the deaf and hearing impaired

Activity room

    •  36m2 in size holding up to 36 people standing or up to 27 people seated
    • Carpeted floors with vinyl near kitchenette bench
    • One reverse cycle air-conditioning unit for cooling and heating
    • 70 chairs and 10 rectangular trestle tables (shared with Meeting Room)
    • In-room kitchenette featuring sink and instantaneous hot water wall urn
    • Audio loop to assist the deaf and hearing impaired

The meeting and activity rooms are separated by a partition wall which can be opened up to access the entire area. The combined area is 96m2 in size holding up to 96 people standing or 72 people seated and has all of the meeting and activity rooms' features.  Please be aware that both the meeting room and activity room must be hired simultaneously to open the partition wall.

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Fees and charges

The following fees and charges are for room hire at the Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella. The City of Stirling's Council endorses the fees on 1 July each year and they are applicable until 30 June. The fees listed reflect the standard rate of hire; community rates of hire are available on request, however, only not-for-profit organisations verified by the City are eligible for the community rates. A bond, also known as a security deposit, is charged against all rentals.






​​​​Main hall extended function rate

am (negotiable) - 12.00am Friday and Saturday​

​​$1100.00 per booking

​High risk*​$2000.00 - $5000.00 per rental

​Main hall function rate

3.00pm - 12.00am (set function time) Friday and Saturday​

​$840.00 per booking

Medium risk*
$1000.00 per rental

​Main hall day function rate

​Five (5) hours of hire outside set function time

​$350.00 per booking

​Low risk*$500.00 per rental​

​Main hall

Outside set function time

​$70.00 per hour

​No risk*$100.00 per rental

​​Combined meeting and activity rooms

Any time​

​​​​$60.00 per hour

​Meeting room

​Any time

​$40.00 per hour

​Activity Room

Any time​

​$35.00 per hour

 *The exact bond to be charged against the rental is ​​determined through the booking process.


How to make a booking​

To hire the Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella an application form must be completed and submitted to the office, which initiates the booking process.  Before submitting an application form, the below instructions must be accepted/undertaken.

  1. There must be at least 15 business days (three weeks) until the first booking date.
  2. The Terms and Conditions of H​​​ire must be read and understood.
  3. The suitability^ and availability of the centre must be checked with the office (contact details listed under Administration and general enquiries).

After the above instructions have been completed, a Casual (for 'one-off' bookings) or a Reg​ular (for 'on-going' bookings) hire application form can be downloaded and filled out. The application form and any supporting documentation, such as a Certificate of Incorporation for not-for-profit organisations, can then be submitted to the office (contact details listed under Administration and general enquiries). If approved, an officer will confirm via email or telephone, at which time a $50.00 non-refundable deposit will become due.  Payment of the deposit will allow the application form to be processed and documents confirming the successful booking will be emailed by close of business the same day. 

Please be aware that submission of an application form does not, in any way, guarantee or confirm the booking. The booking process can take up to five business days from receipt of the application form.​

^Please note that this facility is not suitable for 18th/21st birthday parties, bucks or hens nights.


Administration and general enquiries

Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella is an unmanned/unstaffed facility and is managed from the City of Stirling Administration Centre. The below details may be used to check centre suitability/availability, submit an application form, or to make any other general enquiries.


Stirling Community Centres Office

City of Stirling

Administration Centre

25 Cedric Street

Stirling WA 6021

Direct Telephone (08) 9205 8489

Direct Email RecreationCentres@stirling.wa.gov.au


Activities and user groups

The Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella is home to several regular hire groups who conduct a variety of activities.  The below table lists the groups based on their hired days.  For more information about their activity, click on their name to be taken to their website/send them an email or alternatively call the office (contact details above) for further information.


Al Hamd Inc. Prayer and worshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and WorshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and WorshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and WorshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and WorshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and WorshipAl Hamd Inc. Prayer and Worship
​Monday Badminton GroupPrime Movers Senior's ExerciseLonestar Country Line Dancing​Morley Badminton Club​Dimensional Weavers​Smart Martial Arts and Tae Kwon Do​Binh Badminton Club
Rom Tae Kwon Do​CoS HACC Tuesday Travellers​CoS HACC Wednesday Wanderers​YWCA Dianella CircleLonestar Country Line Dancing​Dianella Badminton Club​Mara Evangelical Church
Perth PC Users Group Inc.Dianella Contract Bridge ClubMorley Social Badminton ClubRom Tae Kwon Do​Pakistan Badminton ClubCommunity Bridge Club​​Lamson Tae Kwon Do
​Satellite Badminton ClubLamson Tae Kwon Do​Hobby Club Patch WorkingMorley Table Tennis Club​​Sahand Indoor Soccer Club​

Smart Martial Arts and Tae Kwon Do
​Pakistan Badminton Club

Tennis courts

For information about the tennis courts (located behind the Stirling Community Centres - Jim Satchell - Dianella), call the booking officer on 0438 201 017.

Scout and Guide hall​

For information about the North Dianella Scout and Guide Hall (located behind the tennis courts), call Scouts WA on (08) 9480 4200.

Club rooms

For information about the Dianella Morley Amateur Football Club's / Dianella Cricket Club's club rooms (located on the oval), call the City of Stirling's Club Development Officer on (08) 9205 8555.