Approval for Activities on ANZAC Day - Victoria


You will require approval to conduct an activity on ANZAC Day. An activity includes a sporting event or public entertainment.

Sports include bicycle races, footraces, cricket or football matches or any other type of game or contest. It does not include horse races, trotting races or dog races.

Entertainment includes dance, concerts, drama, recitals or other performances. You must also apply for this permit if you intend to operate a cinema before 1:00 PM.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The Agency will only grant a permit if it is satisfied that the entertainment is a genuine commemoration of ANZAC day, or would not detract from the commemorative nature of ANZAC day.

You may also be required to pay an application fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval of Activities on ANZAC Day - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

ANZAC Day Act 1958 Victoria

Additional information

The sporting event or entertainment must not be held before 1:00 PM. As a condition of approval for a sporting event, the Agency may direct that a portion of the net profit from the event be paid into the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Creative Victoria

Contact details

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Contact Officer

Creative Victoria

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Operating address: Level 31
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4509
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 8664 7146
Website: Creative Victoria (Opens in new window)