Authorisation for Sporting Event Broadcasting - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you hold a Commonwealth broadcasting licence and you intend to broadcast a major Victorian sporting event. This authorisation is granted by the event organiser.

Broadcasting means showing visuals or sound from an event or any part of the event. It also includes recording those visuals or sounds to be shown at a later time. This authorisation is required for all internet, radio and television broadcasting.

Events include but are not limited to:

  • The Boxing Day cricket test;
  • One day or Twenty20 cricket match at the MCG;
  • The AFL Grand Final;
  • ANZAC Day AFL match;
  • The Australian Open Tennis Championships;
  • The Australian Formula One Grand Prix and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix; and
  • Caulfield Cup Day, Cox Plate Day and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

As specified by the Agency.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Authorised Sporting Event Broadcasting - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Creative Victoria

Act(s) name

Major Sporting Events Act 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Contact Officer
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Creative Victoria


Operating address:
Level 35,
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne,Victoria,3000
Australia

Toll Free:

1800 134 894

Phone:

03 8683 3100
creativevic@ecodev.vic.gov.au

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