Special Event Application

Step 1 - Determine whether an application is required

You will need to submit a Special Event Application if:

  • Your event being held on Shire land or in a Shire owned facility
  • Your event is open to the public
  • You expect an attendance of over 100 people
  • You will have food available for purchase
  • You will have large amusements at your event
  • You will have animals at your event i.e. a petting zoo
  • There will be camping at your event
  • There will be amplified music at your event
  • There will be generators at your event
  • There will be alcohol at your event - sale and/or BYO.

Step 2 - Review our Guidelines

Familiarise yourself with the Special Event Guidelines.

Step 3 - Gather supporting information

Before completing an application, please gather: 

  • 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.

Step 4 - Make an application

You can opt to either submit an application online, or download an application form to submit in person. 

Submit an application online

Download printable application form 

Step 5 - Submit an application 

If you have chosen to submit your application in person, please provide your complete form and supporting documents either: 

In person: Administration Office at 1915 Pinjarra Road, Pinjarra

Post: PO Box 21, Pinjarra, WA, 6208 

Email: mailbag@murray.wa.gov.au

Step 6 - Make payment

f you are submitting your application in person, please bring payment with you.

If you are submitting your application electronically, we will contact you to arrange payment once your application has been registered. 

Fees and charges

Step 7 - 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.