Special Event Application

Hosting an event for the public in Murray? Let's get the party started!

Online

Step 1.Do You Need to Submit a Special Event Application?

If any of the following apply to your event, you need to submit a Special Event Application:

Special events criteria

  • Is your event being held on Shire land or in a Shire owned facility? If a private event by invitation only, submit a facility or reserve booking enquiry, not a Special Event Application.
  • Is your event open to the public?
  • Do you expect an attendance of over 100 people? Invitation only parties exempt i.e. birthdays on private land.
  • Will you have food available for purchase?
  • Will you have large amusements at your event? Bouncing castles on private land exempt.
  • Will you have animals at your event? i.e. Petting zoo.
  • Will there be camping at your event?
  • Will there be amplified music at your event?
  • Will there be generators at your event?
  • Will there be alcohol at your event - sale and/or BYO?

If none of the above apply, enjoy your party! Don’t forget to register your event with the Western Australian Police Force:

Register a Party

Step 2.Review our Guidelines

Familiarise yourself with the Special Event Guidelines(PDF, 523KB)

Our Events team are happy to chat, before you complete your application:

9531 7777

Step 3.Fees and Charges 

We will process your application and following approval advice will issue an invoice for the payment, which you may pay online.

Fees and Charges(PDF, 549KB)

Step 4.Prepare Supporting Documentation/Information

To enable our Events team to approve your application promptly, you may need:

  • Certificate of Currency for Public Liability
  • Incorporation certificate
  • List of temporary food vendors
  • Details of temporary structures - i.e. tents, marquees, stages
  • Traffic management plan
  • Detailed site plan
  • Risk Management Plan
  • COVID Event Plan

Step 6.Application Processing and Approval

We will contact you should we require any further information and should all conditions be satisfactorily met, we will issue approval.

The approval will reference specific conditions related to your event, which must be adhered to at all times. Failure to adhere to the conditions will result in an invalid approval.

In Person

Step 1.Do You Need to Submit a Special Event Application?

If any of the following apply to your event, you need to submit a Special Event Application:

Special events criteria

  • Is your event being held on Shire land or in a Shire owned facility? If a private event by invitation only, submit a facility or reserve booking enquiry, not a Special Event Application.
  • Is your event open to the public?
  • Do you expect an attendance of over 100 people? Invitation only parties exempt i.e. birthdays on private land.
  • Will you have food available for purchase?
  • Will you have large amusements at your event? Bouncing castles on private land exempt.
  • Will you have animals at your event? i.e. Petting zoo.
  • Will there be camping at your event?
  • Will there be amplified music at your event?
  • Will there be generators at your event?
  • Will there be alcohol at your event - sale and/or BYO?

If none of the above apply, enjoy your party! Don’t forget to register your event with the Western Australian Police Force:

Register a Party

Step 2.Review our Guidelines

Familiarise yourself with the Special Event Guidelines(PDF, 523KB)

Our Events team are happy to chat, before you complete your application:

9531 7777

Step 3.Prepare Supporting Documentation/Information

To enable our Events team to approve your application promptly, you may need:

  • Certificate of Currency for Public Liability
  • Incorporation certificate
  • List of temporary food vendors
  • Details of temporary structures to be erected - i.e. tents, marquees, stages
  • Traffic management plan
  • Detailed site plan
  • Risk Management Plan
  • COVID Event Plan

Step 4.Prepare Payment 

Cash, card, cheques and money orders are accepted.

Fees and Charges(PDF, 549KB)

Step 5.Apply

Download, print and complete the Special Event Application form


Visit our office:

Shire of Murray Administration Office, 1915 Pinjarra Road, Pinjarra 6208  View Map

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday
    • 08:30 AM–04:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    • 08:30 AM–04:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    • 08:30 AM–04:30 PM
  • Thursday
    • 08:30 AM–04:30 PM
  • Friday
    • 08:30 AM–04:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed

Step 6.Application Processing and Approval

We will contact you should we require any further information and should all conditions be satisfactorily met, we will issue approval.

The approval will reference specific conditions related to your event, which must be adhered to at all times. Failure to adhere to the conditions will result in an invalid approval.