Concerts and Events

There are a range of public health requirements for concerts and events. These can include things such as ensuring public safety, the provision of bins, toilets and water.

1. Under the Health (Public Building) Regulations 1992, outdoor events are considered public buildings.

   The following are requirements under the above regulations:

  • toilet facilities relevant to the expected attendance;
  • disabled access (for both the event grounds in general and toilet facilities);
  • evacuation plan, emergency lighting and exit signs are to be provided;
  • general lighting for evening and night events
  • all electrical equipment, switches, meters are to be protected from the public and a certificate of electrical compliance (Form 5) must be completed and lodged with the Shire prior to commencement of the event;
  • fire fighting equipment and adequate communications are to be supplied.

2. Event organisers are to provide sufficient waste disposal facilities relevant to the expected attendance.

3. Any stalls, vehicles or premises preparing and/or selling food are to comply with the Food Act 2008. Applicants intending to sell food at the event must complete the Temporary Food Business Form at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Please refer to the Food Safety section of our website for additional requirements. 

4. Under the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997, noise levels are to comply with the levels set out in those regulations.

Public Events Application Form and Information Package .