Street entertainment

If you're planning to be a street musician or busker, you need to get a permit from us and follow Council's guidelines.

To apply for a street musician/busker's licence:

  1. Fill out the Street musician / busker licence application form
  2. Email it to
  3. We'll send you your licence once the application has been processed.

  • You must keep your licence on you at all times while you're performing.
  • Noise must be kept at a reasonable level and you need to keep doorways clear.

The time it takes to issue a permit depends on your situation and requirements.

A fee of $20 (incl GST) is payable. This only applies to people aged 18 years and over.

The licence fee may be waived for charitable organisations or for an approved fund raiser.

Fees and charges