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Event Categories

When choosing an event, please use the following matrix to understand which category your event fits in.  

Event Category

Public Gathering

Public Gathering with infrastructure

Low Impact Event

Medium Impact Event

High Impact Event

 

ALL MUST APPLY

IF ANY APPLY, CHOOSE THE HIGHEST CATEGORY

Number of People

Up to 100

Up to 100

Between 100 and 500

Between 500 and 3000

Over 3000

Number of Food Vendors

None

One

Up to 5

Between 5 and 15

Over 15

Number of Marquees

None

One of the following: marquee, jumping castle, stage OR inflatable amusement ride

Up to two (3m x 3m) marquees, small stage or inflatable amusement rides

Up to 10 (3m x 3m) marquees, stages (no bigger than 8m x 8m) or inflatable amusement rides

Over 10 marquees (over 10m x 10m), large stages or inflatable amusement rides

Music

No amplified

No amplified

Amplified within EPA limits (5-hour duration and under 65dba)

Amplified within EPA limits (5-hour duration and under 65dba)

EPA Exemption in place

Animals

None

None

None

Yes

Yes

Fireworks

None

None

None

None

Yes

Traffic Impact

None

None

Limited impact on parking

Limited Impact on parking

Road Closures or Traffic Changes Required

Exclusive Use of Park or Reserve

No

No

Yes

Yes and enclosed space / Ticketed Entry

Yes and enclosed space / Ticketed Entry

Application Requirements

  • Notification to Council only, no permit required
  • Notification to Council only, no permit required
  • $20M Public Liability Insurance for infrastructure provider
  • Application form to be completed
  • $20M Public Liability Insurance
  • Simple Event Risk and Emergency Management Plan, Site Plan*
  • Application Form to be completed
  • $20M Public Liability Insurance
  • All plans as required by relevant legislation*
  • Application Form to be completed
  • $20M Public Liability Insurance
  • All plans as required by relevant legislation*

Contact

Customer Service

Customer Service

Events Team

Events Team

Events Team

Approval Provided by

Acknowledgement Email

Acknowledgement Email

Event Permit

Event Permit

Event Permit

 

For these events, please contact customer service for event location availability and complete the following form:

Contact Events team for event space availability and to confirm your event category. We highly recommend if you are unsure, are organising a high risk event or a new to running events, you talk to the team to set up a pre application meeting.

 

PUBLIC GATHERING FORM

LOW IMPACT FORM

 

MEDIUM-HIGH IMPACT ONLINE FORM

Event permits are issued for Low, Medium and High Impact Events. Event permits are issued for Low, Medium and High Impact Events. These permits are issued with Standard Conditions which may be viewed here.

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