Amplified music venues in the Valley (Fortitude Valley special entertainment precinct) - Queensland


Brisbane City Council created Australia's first designated Special entertainment precinct in Fortitude Valley to ensure the long-term future of music-based entertainment without exposing residents or businesses to unreasonable levels of amplified music-noise. The Fortitude Valley neighbourhood plan sets out the boundaries of the Special entertainment precinct.

Amplified music venues are regulated by the Amplified Music Venues Local Law 2006. The object of this law is to regulate noise from amplified music in core areas of Special entertainment precincts of the city.

The Special Entertainment Precinct designates areas within the Valley where music-noise and development laws apply. See locations on map.

Service type


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

Application process

For information on the application process please go to starting a new venue or taking over an existing venue

Additional information

For more information on requirements please go to the Brisbane City Council website - Fortitude Valley (the Valley) special precinct

Administering agency

Brisbane City Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Brisbane City Council

Mailing address: GPO Box 1434
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3403 8888
Website: Brisbane City Council (Opens in new window)
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