Approval for Activities on ANZAC Day - Victoria

Service summary

You will require approval to conduct an activity on ANZAC Day. An activity includes a sporting event or public entertainment.

The sporting event or entertainment must not be held before 1:00 PM. As a condition of approval for a sporting event, the Agency may direct that a portion of the net profit from the event be paid into the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.

Sports include bicycle races, footraces, cricket or football matches or any other type of game or contest. It does not include horse races, trotting races or dog races.

Entertainment includes dance, concerts, drama, recitals or other performances. You must also apply for this permit if you intend to operate a cinema before 1:00 PM.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The Agency will only grant a permit if it is satisfied that the entertainment is a genuine commemoration of ANZAC day, or would not detract from the commemorative nature of ANZAC day.

You may also be required to pay an application fee.

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



Application for Approval of Activities on ANZAC Day - 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

ANZAC Day Act 1958 (Victoria)

Contact details

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

Operating address:
Level 35,
121 Exhibition Street

Toll Free:

1800 134 894


03 8683 3100


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