Licence or Lease for Activities within the Melbourne Arts Centre - Victoria

Service summary

You will require a licence or lease agreement if you intend to use any part of the Melbourne Arts Centre for any purpose on a regular and ongoing basis or for a special event.

The detail and condition of the granted licence or lease will vary according to your intended purpose and must fit within the stated aim of the function of the Arts Centre precinct. The stated aim of the precinct is to contribute to the enrichment of the cultural, educational, social and economic life of the people of Victoria.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence or lease you must:

  • submit an application form
  • provide any information and documents required by the agency
  • submit to the application planning and approval process
  • pay the prescribed fees.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Up to 7 years for a licence and up to 30 years for a lease.



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



Application for Licence or Lease for Activities within the Melbourne Arts Centre - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



Please lodge your application and any associated documents directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Victorian Arts Centre Trust

Act(s) name

Victorian Arts Centre Act 1979 (Victoria)

Contact details

Information Officer
Victorian Arts Centre Trust

Operating address:
100 St Kilda Road
Victoria 3004
Mailing address:
PO BOX 7585
Melbourne, Northern Territory 8004


03 9281 8000


03 9281 8282

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