You will need this licence to act as a crowd controller. A crowd controller is sometimes known as a bouncer or doorman. Crowd controllers, as part of their duties in any licensed premises, place of entertainment or public or private event or function:
- control or monitor the behaviour of people
- screen people seeking entry and
- remove people for behavioural reasons.
You may only work as a licensed crowd controller if you are employed by a crowd control agent, unless you are a sole trader, in which case you will need a crowd control agent's licence. You must apply for the agent's licence separately.
Crowd controllers are not permitted to carry any weapons whilst performing crowd control activities.
You may be able to apply for a temporary licence of up to one year if you are an interstate visitor and hold an equivalent licence in your home state or territory.
You may not need this licence if you are working as an usher, ticket collector or turnstile operator at an unlicensed venue.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.