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.


Maximum one month. Permits valid for use between 10am and 6pm daily.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $30.95

Monthly busking fee. Fee for 2021-22.

Application process


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

Additional information

Permit to busk is subject to following conditions:

  • permits only valid between 10am and 6pm daily
  • buskers must avoid behaviours 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
  • must hold public liability insurance of no less than $10,000,000 and provide details to the Council.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Services Officer

Katherine Town Council

Northern Territory
Operating address: Civic Centre
1865 Stuart Highway
Katherine, Northern Territory 0850
Mailing address: PO BOX 1071
Katherine, Northern Territory 0851
Phone: 08 8972 5500
Fax: 08 8971 0305
Email: records@ktc.nt.gov.au
Website: Katherine Town Council (Opens in new window)