Notification of Events Affecting Public Transport - Victoria

Service summary

You are required to notify the authority if you intend to operate an event that will affect public transport. This affect could be either a:

  • deviation
  • delay
  • replacement
  • supplementation
  • cancellation of regular public transport services.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

This notification must:

  • Be in writing; and
  • Include a description of the event.

Please consult the responsible authority for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing requirements

The authority may ask that a public transport plan be included. A public transport plan must include the following:

  • Management of vehicular traffic;
  • Management of pedestrians;
  • Provision of public transport;
  • Safety of people in relation to public transport services;
  • Provision of access by emergency services;
  • Maintenance of access to event by public transport services; and
  • The provision of parking facilities.



Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.



Event Notification Form - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Approval time

You will need to notify the authority 120 or 150 days ahead of the event, depending on whether it is expected to have less or more than 10,000 attendees.

Administering agency

Public Transport Victoria

Act(s) name

Transport (Compliance and Miscellaneous) Act 1983 (Victoria)

Contact details

Public Transport Victoria

Mailing address:
PO BOX 4724
Melbourne, Victoria 3001


1800 800 007


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