You will be required to apply for approval if you intend to host an event on National Land within Canberra.
This approval is required for both public and private events, some of the types of events include:
- Birthday and engagement parties;
- Vow renewals;
- Farewells / memorials;
- Concerts; and
Please be aware that you will also be required to apply for a works approval if you require any of the following for your event:
- Tents, marquees or sun shelters;
- Vehicle access;
- Temporary sheds;
- Jumping castles or amusement rides;
- Platforms or stages;
- Scaffolding and / or towers for cameras or sound systems;
- Signage, flags or banners;
- Portable toilets; and / or
- Pickets, stakes or fences.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on your approval.
You may be required to pay a bond to cover possible damage to the venue or its surrounds. Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
National Capital Authority
Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 (Australian Government)
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