Approval to Operate a Public Entertainment Venue/Temporary Event (Cairns) - Queensland

Description

You need this licence to establish or operate an entertainment event. Entertainment includes recreation and amusement.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Council determines the length of time this licence remains in effect.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Local law(s) name

Cairns Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 1 (Administration) 2016

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

In reviewing your application, council will consider the following factors:

  • Does the public entertainment venue contain a sufficient number of sanitary conveniences for both sexes?
  • Can refuse generated during operation of the venue be adequately collected and disposed of?
  • Do the premises comply with the relevant environmental, health and safety standards required by law?
  • Does the intended use of the public entertainment venue comply with Council's Planning Scheme?

Transfer

You cannot transfer this licence.

Additional information

Councils licence entertainment events to:

  • ensure that the entertainment event complies with appropriate standards of health and safety
  • protect the amenity of areas in which the entertainment event is situated
  • regulate the use of entertainment venues, as well as the activities conducted there.

The following activities are business activities:

  • fairs
  • fetes
  • fun days
  • markets
  • clubs
  • circuses.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional 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:

Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 07 4044 3044
Fax: 07 4044 3022
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)