Busking Permit (Gold Coast) - Queensland


This permit is required to busk in selected areas within council malls.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

Auditions are required to determine if the acts are of a reasonable standard.


As designated on approval by council.


Contact council to determine applicable fees.


You cannot transfer this permit.

Additional Information

Types of applicants who commonly need this permit include musicians and jugglers. Council permits busking only in designated areas. Permits are issued subject to conditions. Noise complaints will cause the permit to be revoked.

Administering agency

City of Gold Coast

Contact details

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

Operating address: 135 Bundall Road
Queensland 4217
Mailing address: PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9729
Phone: 1300 694 222
Phone: 07 5582 8211
Fax: 07 5596 3653
Email: gcccmail@goldcoast.qld.gov.au