Busker / street performer permit - Sunshine Coast Regional Council - Queensland


You will need this permit 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


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

Eligibility requirements

All applicants should read and familiarise themselves with the Street Performance Operational Guidelines and contact the council for further information. It is recommended that artists arrange their own insurance cover including public liability insurance, personal accident and illness insurance and cover for their own property and equipment.


31 July


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $71.00

18 years or older. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $36.00

Under 18. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $71.00

18 years or older. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $36.00

Under 18. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Street performance information pack (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.