Approval for Activities on ANZAC Day - Victoria


There are legal restrictions to holding events on ANZAC Day (25 April). You will need this approval if you intend to hold a sporting or public entertainment event on ANZAC Day. Types of events that require approval include bicycle races, foot races, cricket or football matches or other types of game or contests where people pay an admission fee or make a donation to watch.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Approval will only be granted if your event is a genuine commemoration of ANZAC Day or it will not detract from the commemorative nature of ANZAC Day.


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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Act(s) name

ANZAC Day Act 1958 Victoria

Additional information

Your event must not start before 1pm and alcohol cannot be sold before noon.

As a condition of approval, the Agency may direct that a portion of the net profit from sporting events be paid into the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Office of Racing

Contact details

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Office of Racing

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Mailing address: GPO BOX 4509
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9668 2403
Website: Office of Racing (Opens in new window)