Busker / street performer permit - Mackay 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

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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Local law(s) name

Local Law 1 (Administration) 2011

Subordinate Local Law 1.2 (Commercial Use of Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2011

Additional information

Some instruments may be prohibited under council local law.

Administering agency

Mackay Regional Council

Contact details

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Enquiries

Mackay Regional Council

Operating address: 73 Gordon Street
Mackay, Queensland 4740
Mailing address: PO BOX 41
Mackay, Queensland 4740
Phone: 1300 622 529
Phone: 07 4961 9444
Fax: 07 4944 2400
Email: council@mackay.qld.gov.au
Website: Mackay Regional Council (Opens in new window)