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 commercial and other activities at a major event venue or facility. These activities can include the following:

  • provide or offer any services for a fee, gain or reward
  • use any audio, loudspeaker or broadcasting equipment or camera
  • 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
  • erect a tent or other temporary structure
  • paint, erect or affix any decoration, sign or other equipment.

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).

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


Act(s) name

Major Events Act 2009 New South Wales

Additional information

The complete list of activities is available in section 41 of the Act.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

Contact details

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