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The Mawson Centre

Opening Hours

Are you new to Salisbury or keen to connect with neighbours and make new friends? Then come along and meet the team! We look forward to welcoming you into our space. The Mawson Centre invite you for a free coffee, cake and chat. The first session for Conversation Cafe at The Mawson Centre on Thursday 23 May 11am.

Mawson Centre Overview

This innovative facility fosters learning and overlooks the picturesque Sir Douglas Mawson Lake and Uni SA Mawson Lakes Campus. The Mawson Centre is your Learning, Cultural and Community Hub offering a wide range of programs, services, events and room hire.

The Mawson Centre is jointly owned by Uni SA, City of Salisbury and the SA Department for Education.

Justice of the Peace Service

Please call the Mawson Library on 8302 5555 with your JP enquiries.

Bookings are not required.

Day Hours
Monday 12pm - 2pm
Tuesday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday 12pm - 2pm
Thursday 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Friday 12pm - 2pm
Saturday 10am - 12pm

Mawson Centre Room Hire

The Mawson Centre can provide a variety of spaces for community use including teaching and events purposes, with the largest community rooms accommodating a maximum of 52 people.

Please note: The Mawson Centre does not have a community hall, only classroom style spaces with movable furniture and projector screens available.

Mawson Centre fees/ charges for ongoing community groups per room are as follows:

Up to two hours hire: $27.50 GST inclusive.

Half day: $55.00 GST inclusive.

Full day: $88.00 GST inclusive.

To enquire, please contact Andrew Murray: Facility Coordinator at The Mawson Centre on 8302 5449 or email

For all other room booking types including private functions, once off community bookings and private business hire; please contact Uni SA Mawson Lakes on 8302 5055 or via email:

Programs and Events

View the Term Guide for current programs and events.

Immunisation Clinic

The clinic times for the Council immunisation services at The Mawson Centre are:

Every first Thursday 3:45pm to 6:45pm.

For enquiries, please call Health and Immunisation Services on 8152 0363, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm or email:

Mawson Centre Christmas Market

For more information visit:

School Holidays

Every school holidays, a new School Holiday Program is released across community centres, hubs and libraries in the City of Salisbury. For more information visit:

Social Media

For the latest news from The Mawson Centre, please also visit our Facebook Page.

Bus Route

The Mawson Centre is on bus route 224 or 225.


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