Authorisation for Public Activities - New South Wales


You will require this authorisation if you intend to undertake any of the following activities in public on the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Area:

  • interfering with any trees, plants or vegetation
  • interfering with any buildings, roads, structures or equipment
  • commercial activities such as providing goods or services, advertising or fundraising
  • activities that will interfere with public enjoyment of an area such as games, playing music, or camping
  • unsafe activities such as lighting fires, setting of fireworks, or launching any aircraft
  • conducting exercise classes or using exercise equipment
  • conducting public assemblies such as meetings or sports events
  • bringing a dog that is not leashed, or bringing any other animal out in public
  • swimming, sailing or paddling in Cockle Bay
  • using the stage in Tumbalong Park
  • berthing a vessel in Cockle Bay.

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

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Authorisation for Public Activities - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Place Management NSW Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Place Management NSW Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

Property NSW

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Property NSW

Department of Customer Service

Operating address: Level 4
66 Harrington Street
The Rocks, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4081
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9273 3950
Website: Property NSW (Opens in new window)