Permit to Conduct a Street Collection - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct a street collection and collect money from the public in any street, roadway, mall or lane in the Perth metropolitan area. A street collection is a request for monetary contributions or the selling and offering for sale of any button, badge, token, or other similar thing for the purpose of raising money.

Any association, society, or committee may apply for a permit to conduct a street collection. Permits are not available to individuals. Due to the limited number of days allocated for street collections only one appeal is allowed for each applicant per year. Appeals are usually only allowed on Fridays.

The permit does not cover collecting on private property, such as shopping centres. In these cases, approval should be obtained from the owner or shopping centre manager. You may also need to obtain permission from the local council in the area you wish to collect in.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Any association, society, or committee may apply for a permit to conduct a street collection. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

For the period of the charitable appeal detailed on the permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Approval time

At least 2 weeks.

Administering agency

Department of Commerce
Consumer Protection

Act(s) name

Street Collections (Regulation) Act 1940 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Street Collections Regulations 1999 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Associations and Charities Branch
Department of Commerce
Consumer Protection


Operating address:
Level 5, WestCentre
1260 Hay Street
West Perth
Western Australia 6005
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1300304074

Phone:

08 62511407
charities@commerce.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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