Unfortunately for the local community, the clubhouse is not available for public hire, and is a members-only facility.

Please see the extract from Development Approval 13/0119.03 (December 2017), condition 5A.

...all facilities within the first floor of the club (including function rooms, bar areas and food and drink service) are to be restricted to the general public and shall not be used for private commercial venture by way of sublet or public hire. The use of the first floor of the club is approved by Council for members and club activity use only. No public hire or casual leasing of the approved first floor functions rooms is to occur at any time.

Other DA conditions of note:

  • 1.3 - No commercial sublet arrangements are permitted for any part of the building. The building and associated function areas including the kiosk are to be wholly managed and staffed by Salt Surf lifesaving members.
  • 1.4 - No outdoor dining/tables are permitted in the foreground of the kiosk
  • 1.5 - No temporary, casual or social club membership is permitted to be granted on site or at the entry door to the club. No temporary means of public access to the building for the purposes of food and drink services is to be granted at any time.