Operation of an entertainment venue (Moreton Bay) - Moreton Bay Regional Council - Queensland


You need this approval to establish or operate an entertainment venue. An entertainment venue includes a building, room, garden or other place that is open to the public for entertainment. It does not include a shop or licensed premises.

You need to check that zoning is appropriate prior to submitting your approval application.

Council must review the establishment of entertainment venues to:

  • ensure that entertainment venues comply with appropriate standards of health and safety

  • protect the amenity of areas in which entertainment venues are situated

  • regulate the use of public entertainment venues, as well as the activities conducted there

Examples of entertainment venues are:

  • cinema

  • museum

  • ten-pin bowling center

  • zoo

  • indoor sports center

  • music or performance venue

  • amusement arcade

  • water park

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You may require town planning consent and design approval from council.

Application process

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

Administering agency

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Moreton Bay Regional Council

Operating address: 220 Gympie Road
Strathpine, Queensland 4500
Operating address: 2 Hasking Street
Caboolture, Queensland 4510
Operating address: 1 Irene Street
Redcliffe, Queensland 4020
Mailing address: PO BOX 159
Caboolture, Queensland 4510
Phone: 07 3205 0555
Email: mbrc@moretonbay.qld.gov.au
Website: Moreton Bay Regional Council (Opens in new window)