Busker/street performer licence (Brisbane) - Queensland

Service summary

You will need this licence to busk in Brunswick, Chinatown and Queen Street Malls and Southbank Parklands. If you intend to busk outside these areas contact council for more information.  Permits are issued subject to conditions. Noise complaints will cause the permit to be revoked.

Types of business that commonly need this licence include musicians and jugglers.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

This licence remains in effect for 3 months.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application

Prospective buskers should contact the relevant agency for the precinct they wish to busk in:

  • Brunswick and Chinatown Mall - City Malls Management
  • Queen Street Mall - City Malls Management
  • Southbank Parklands - contact the Southbank Busking Coordinator.

Auditions will be held and an application completed at that time if the prospective busker is successful.


Transfer details

You cannot transfer this licence.


Administering agency

Brisbane City Council

Local law(s) name

Brisbane City Council - Local Law 19 (Queen Street Mall)

Contact details

Southbank Busking Coordinator
Brisbane City Council

Phone:

07 3867 2000

Brisbane City Council

Operating address:
Library & Customer Centre, 266 George Street
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1434
BRISBANE
Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 3403 8888

Fax:

07 3403 9982

Supporting information

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