Busking Permit - Katherine Town Council - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to perform music, dance or street theatre in a public place for the purpose of receiving contributions from the public.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must hold public liability insurance of no less than $10,000,000 and provide details to the council.


One calendar month


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $34.85

Monthly busking fee. Fees for 2023-24

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with supporting documentation with the Council.

Additional information

This permit is subject to following conditions:

  • permits are only valid between 10am and 6pm daily
  • buskers must avoid behaviour that may cause annoyance to the public
  • you may not busk longer than 60 minutes at any one place
  • use of amplification is not permitted unless approved by council
  • if a busking act involves more than one person, a permit must be obtained for each person.

Administering agency

Katherine Town Council

Contact details

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