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New Vice President - James Carter

20 May 2020

Following the appointment of former Vice President, Jan Turbill to Chief Commissioner, James Carter has been elected Vice President from now until the AGM in August. Congratulations James!

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Our Chief Commissioner's address re COVID-19 addresses

24 Apr 2020

Listen to our Chief Commissioner, Jan Turbill lead you through our plans to be a stronger organisation on the other side of COVID-19

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Scouting From Home

14 Apr 2020

Find out how you can join Scouting, share in some of our awesome activities or discover what your friends have been raving about.

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Scouts SA appoints it's 19th Chief Commissioner

02 Apr 2020

Welcome Jan, Farewell Harry! Scouts SA is proud to announce Jan Turbill has been appointed as our 19th Chief Commissioner. Jan succeeds Harry Long who has devoted his life to Scouting and education and has served as our Chief for the last 5 years.

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The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

Do you have the post AJ2019 Blues? There is plenty of adventure still to be found!

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Our hall is within the Ridge Park Recreation Reserve of the City of Unley and fronts Barr Smith Avenue, Myrtle Bank. More details about the location and Ridge Park are here.

The Scout Group uses the hall on some weekday evenings during school terms and occasionally for special events on weekends. Suitable day-time or some weekend hiring would be most welcome. The hiring of the hall for evening parties for young adults is discouraged as we value our good relationship to our neighbours. 

 

 Facilities

   
  • The hall has a clear usable area of 13m x 10m of a coated wooden flooring.
  • There is a commercial kitchen with stainless steel benches, hot plate, oven, fridge and microwave. This has clear rear access to the park.
  • There are separate male and female toilets. But there is no disabled access to the main floor level (5 steps) and no disabled toilet.
  • There are 10 trestle tables available, with 71 plastic stacking chairs with metal legs (46 cream and 25 orange). The Main Hall can accommodate about 80 persons.
  • A wood fire is available. (Own wood to be supplied.) There is no other heating. Extra heaters will need to be supplied by hirers. An additional charge of $4 per day or part thereof for the electricity supplied to those heaters.
  • There are 4 whiteboards and a large motorised roll up/down projector screen.
  • There is an adjacent meeting room 4m x 9m with a street front external entry. This has a round conference table with 8 plastic chairs and soft chairs/couches for up to 16 persons.
  • There is off-street parking for up to 10 cars in a nearby tennis court car park.

 Fees for Hiring the Hall

The cost of hiring the Scout Hall is $275 for the first 4 hours, $68 for every extra hour. 24 hours hiring is available for $550. Prices include GST. You will need to book for both set-up and clean-up times (normally included in the fee). All new hirings are subject to a $600 bond refundable on the return of the key if the hall is adequately cleaned after the event, such that the hall has been left in a state where we don't have to clean it before its next use.

Long-term hiring is welcomed. Significant discounts can be negotiated.

Special arrangements for committees group, scout groups and other community groups. POA (Price on application).

 
Scouts SA's insurance broker will offer insurance please call scouts SA 08813 06000.
 

Conditions of Hire

Before hiring, proof of current Public Liability Insurance must be provided. Minimum AU$ 10,000,000.00 (Ten million dollars)This will be by way of a certificate from your insurer.

A standard Scout hall hiring contract will have to be completed and fees paid at the time of completing that agreement. Basic conditions are that the Scout Hall is left in the state that you found it or better and that you don't interfere with Scout Group items. Any damage is to be paid by the hirer.

The conditions for hiring the hall are set out by Scouts SA in the following document:

P2 Property Hire Agreement (Short Term)

Booking the Hall

To book the hall ring Jo. Petters 0417 809 433