Yarta Purtli

Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli Art Gallery

The Cultural Centre supports and encourages community and individual participation in all facets of the arts and culture. "Yarta Purtli: is a Nukunu word meaning Place of the Stars.

The Gallery is manned by a dedicated group of volunteers. 

Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

Saturday - 10am - 1pm 

Closed Sunday & Public Holidays

Admission is free. 

6 Beauchamp Lane, Port Augusta SA 5700

Contact the Arts Officer on 08 8641 9100 or gallery@portaugusta.sa.gov.au with any enquiries, or if you would like to become a volunteer at the Gallery. 


The Barracks, an open space located behind the Gallery at the Cultural Centre complex, is the perfect private outdoor venue that can be used for festivals, wedding services, reunions, outdoor meetings and theatrical performances, just to mention a few. 

The Port Augusta Cultural Centre has a portable stage. Panels are 1mx2m and can be arranged in different heights and designs. it is great for catwalks, stage floors, risers for weddings, DJ's and many other uses. The stage was a joint venture of the former Port Augusta Brass Band and the Port Augusta City Council. 

To enquire about hiring the Barracks, please contact gallery@portaugusta.sa.gov.au

Fee + GST if applicable
Barracks Area
$120 – Local
$140 – Commercial
Set Up & Pack Up Provisions
$55 per day – Local
$95 per day – Commercial
Barracks with Tables and Chairs
$220 – Local
$240 – Commercial
Cleaning Fee – Premises to be left clean and tidy
$207 per day per clean
Ticket Sales (Commercial)
10% of gross takings
Gallery 1 (Large Gallery) – for a standard 4-week exhibition
Gallery 2 (Small Gallery)
Commission on Sales
Gallery Openings – funded exhibitions will be charged for opening catering
Quote supplied on query
Green Room Hire – BYO tea, coffee, milk, water, food etc
$30 per hour
Use of screen and projector available – 12 people maximum (check COVID restrictions)
$75 per half day
$120 per full day
Stage (Assembly and Dismantlement)
Quote supplied on query
Transport of Stage
Quote supplied on query
Cleaning fee for Stage
Chairs only – plastic
$2 per chair (min $30)
Chairs only – wooden
$5 per chair (min $50)