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Approval to Provide Entertainment or Other Activities on ANZAC Day - Victoria


There are legal restrictions on the provision of entertainment on ANZAC Day (25 April).

You will need this approval if you intend to provide entertainment and other activities on ANZAC Day. Restricted activities include:

  • performances at which there are one or more performers
  • showing films prior to 1:00 PM ANZAC Day at cinemas or other places to which persons are admitted after a donation or payment is sought from them
  • any game exercise, pastime or contest usually on a ground to which people are admitted after any fee or donation has been sought from them
  • any other entertainment prior to 1:00 PM on ANZAC Day to which persons are admitted after a donation or payment is sought or at a place that commercial business is carried on.

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

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Approval for an entertainment will only be granted if the agency is satisfied that it either

  • is a genuine commemoration of ANZAC Day
  • is not a genuine commemoration of ANZAC day, but will not detract from the commemorative nature of ANZAC Day.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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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

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry and Regions

Office of Racing

Contact details

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