Busker / street performer permit - Gladstone Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to busk or provide 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.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will 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 that you 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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Busker / street performer permit - Please contact your council for information on the current application process and relevant form.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Additional information

Some instruments may be prohibited under council local law.

Busking within the council area does not require a permit unless the activity is outside the minimum standards outlined in the authorising subordinate local law. The busking activity must be kept to council footpaths at all times unless approval is obtained from private property owners.

Administering agency

Gladstone Regional Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Gladstone Regional Council

Operating address: 101 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, Queensland 4680
Mailing address: PO BOX 29
Gladstone, Queensland 4680
Phone: 1300 733 343
Phone: 07 4970 0700
Fax: 07 4975 8500
Email: info@gladstone.qld.gov.au
Website: Gladstone Regional Council (Opens in new window)