Events held on public land require the completion of the Initial Event Permit Advice Form. If you require assistance when filling out the form please contact council's Events Unit. All forms should be submitted at least three months before your event.
At a minimum, all event permit applications will need:
Depending on event activities, other considerations include:
For all your information on the above and more, with helpful tips on running an event, please view our Event Planning Guide A to Z.
The Council Grants Program has three streams for funding, Community Grants, Arts and Heritage Alliance, and Regional and District Events Sponsorship. For further information, please see Council Grants. Council can advise whether your project or event might be eligible for State or Federal Government funding or grants.
Council controls facilities across the region that can be booked to host an event. These include the historic Bairnsdale Rotunda, Bairnsdale Nicholson Mall, Lakes Entrance Rotunda and our regional libraries and other community facilities. To make a booking contact Council.