Busker/street performer licence (Burdekin) - Burdekin Shire Council - Queensland

Description

You will require this permit to busk or perform forms of entertainment in a public place for money or other type of reward. Busking is regulated to ensure it does not unreasonably impact upon residents and businesses.

Examples of activities which commonly require this permit include:

  • singing or playing a musical instrument
  • juggling
  • dancing
  • magic
  • puppetry
  • miming
  • living statue acts.

You will not require this permit if you are busking on private property, including non-council-controlled areas, roads, and reserves.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You may need to take out public liability insurance to a minimum value of $10 million and name your local council as an interested party. A copy of this document must be submitted before your application is given approval.

To carry out busking activities you must ensure the busking activities do not:

  • cause damage to any council property
  • unreasonably interfere with residential amenity
  • unreasonably interfere with the interests of commercial operators in the vicinity of the busking activity.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Application process

To apply for this permit, you must:

  • complete the approved application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Additional information

Some instruments may be prohibited under council local law.

Administering agency

Burdekin Shire Council

Contact details

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Burdekin Shire Council

Operating address: 145 Young Street
AYR
Queensland 4807
Mailing address: PO Box 974
AYR
Queensland 4807
Phone: 07 4783 9800
Fax: 07 4783 9999
Email: burdekinsc@burdekin.qld.gov.au
Website: Burdekin Shire Council (Opens in new window)