Authorisation to Carry Out Commercial and Other Activities at a Major Event Venue or Facility - New South Wales


You will require this authorisation if you intend to carry out any of the following at a major event venue or facility:

  • Provide or offer any services for a fee, gain or reward;
  • Sell a ticket for admission to a major event venue or facility;
  • Use any audio, loudspeaker or broadcasting equipment or camera;
  • Damage, destroy or remove any building, structure or equipment;
  • Leave any rubbish or litter, except in a receptacle provided for the purpose;
  • Collect or attempt to collect money from members of the public;
  • Busk;
  • Conduct, or participate in, any game or other activity in a manner that interferes with the amenity of the area;
  • Operate or use any radio, television, record-player, tape recorder, compact disc player, musical instrument or other sound-generating device in a manner that interferes with the amenity of the area;
  • Erect a tent or other temporary structure;
  • Paint, erect or affix any decoration, sign or other equipment; or
  • Carry or discharge or possess any firearm.

A major event is a high profile event that attracts large crowds (for example, the Olympic Games, the Australian Open or the State of Origin).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements will vary depending on the nature of the activity. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Destination NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Head Office

Operating address: Level 2
88 Cumberland Street
New South Wales 2001
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7050
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9931 1111
Fax: 02 9931 1490