You will require this licence if you intend to:
- operate, use or manage a place as a place of assembly
- conduct any entertainment at a place of assembly
lease or offer for lease a place as a place of assembly.
A place of assembly is an outdoor place or area and includes:
- places used for entertaining members of the public
- places used for social and recreational purposes
any school or other place or area used for community or
This licence is generally required for specific mass outdoor
public events where 1000 people or more will be present for two or more hours.
Public events may include any:
- sports event
publicly advertised lecture.
Please note that as the holder of this licence, you must use
the place in accordance with any condition of the licence, any relevant
guidelines and in a manner that does not pose a threat to public health. If you
intend to sell alcohol or food at an event, you must also obtain the relevant food
and liquor licences.
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.
You will be required to provide the following information in
support of your licence application:
maximum number of persons attending at any given time
- number of male and female toilets
- fire evacuation plan endorsed by the Tasmanian Fire Service
- event site plan
- event program (if available)
copies of temporary occupancy permits for any temporary
structures such as stages, tents, marquees and tiered seating.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Not more than 12 months.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)
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