Online Form - Special Event Application


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Applicant Details

Is your group/organisation incorporated?

Not-for-profit organisations, registered charities and community groups that have a valid Certificate of Incorporation may be eligible for reduced fees and charges in relation to this application.

Does you or your group/organisation hold current public liability insurance?*

Event Details

Amusement attractions/rides

Please complete this section if there will be amusement attractions/rides at your event.

Will there be amusement attractions/rides?

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Disability Access

You must ensure all arrangements you make, including emergency procedures, meet the needs of people with disabilities. Refer to the Department of Communities for guidelines on creating accessible events.

Is there disability access at your event?*

Venue Details


If you are intending to sell alcohol at your event, you are required to obtain an Occassional Liquor Licence or variation of an existing licence from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Will there be alcohol at your event?*
What drinks will be available at your event?

Crowd Control

What security measures will be undertaken to protect both Council/private property and members of the public?

Restriction of alcohol to underage persons*


Will animals be involved in the event?*


Will camping be permitted at the event?*

First Aid

First aid is to be available at all events. Refer to the Special Events Guidelines for the level of first aid required.


If yes, will all egress paths be illuminated to 40 lux?

Fireworks, Pyrotechnics and Lasers

An application must be approved by self-certified operators. Contact the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for the relevant application and approvals.

Do you intend to hold a pyrotechnic display?*
Do you intend to use lasers?

Food and Drink Stalls

For food stalls at events held within the Shire of Murray, a food stall permit is not required if the event has received ‘special event approval’.

Will food or drinks be sold at the event?*

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Temporary Structures

Event organisers are to provide the relevant documentation for all public building structures such as tents, marquees and stages - no later than two weeks prior to the event.

Will a fenced off area or enclosure be utilised at the event?*
Will marquees, stages and/or tents be utilised at the event?*


Event organisers are responsible for toilet provision. Please refer to the Special Event Guidelines for the number of toilet facilities that must be provided. Please detail the number of permanent toilets available on-site below.

Traffic Management and Parking

Will the event require a full or partial road closure?*

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Will parking impact nearby residents?*

Waste and Rubbish Disposal

Do you wish to hire additional Shire of Murray bins*

Noise Control

All events must comply with the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997. The regulations specify permitted noise emissions depending on the type of surrounding land use.

Is the event a non-confirming event? (Non-conforming means if the event does not comply with the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997)*

Water Supply

Is scheme water available?*

Site Plan

Required prior to event approval, where applicable please include:
- Stage or other entertainment attraction/s (bouncy castle)
- Emergency exits
- Food stalls
- Lighting
- Electrical cables
- Vehicle access points
- Parking areas
- Location of marquee/s tent/s (include measurements area m2)
- Site signage
- Location and number of additional toilet facilities
- Seating
- Fenced off areas
- First aid post/s
- Additional facilities or significant infrastructure relevant to your event

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Risk Management Plan

Applicable to events estimated to attract over 5,000 attendees. Event organisers have a responsibility to ensure a safe event and as such a risk assessment for all proposed activities must be undertaken.

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Emergency Management Plan

Applicable to events estimated to attract over 5,000 attendees. Event organisers have a responsibility to ensure a safe event and as such an Emergency Management Plan is required.

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Application Declaration

I accept responsibility for ensuring compliance with local laws and conditions relevant to the event. As the event organiser, I seek approval to host this event and acknowledge that all the information provided in this application is true and correct. I understand that failure to adhere to the conditions of any approval will result in the approval not being valid.*

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