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Make a community event/gathering enquiry

If you are planning to hold a community event or gathering on council land, you need to let us know. Please complete the below enquiry form to inform us of your event requirements and plans.

The City of Greater Bendigo supports and adheres to the implementation of the Victorian Police guidelines for event organisers responsibilities in ensuring safety measures are in place at their events to protect patrons and the community. Safety measures including heavy vehicle barriers and associated costs are the responsibility of the event owner/organiser.  

The City of Greater Bendigo does not provide funding for fundraisers or donations (refer to City of Greater Bendigo Community Grants policy here). Full budget and event plans, risk assessments and safety management plans are required.

Note: City of Greater Bendigo reserves the right to decline an event application if insufficient notice, information, current certifications, or safety measure are not efficient or comprehensively provided. Please review our event application time frames.

I have read the Major Events support information and understand the terms. My event is in accordance with these terms.*
I have read and understand I am responsible for the protecting people in crowded spaces Federal and State police safety requirements (e.g. heavy vehicle bollards and barriers)*
Event type*
Event date*

Event schedule

Keep in mind you will need to allow time to set up /pack down

What time does your event start?*
What time does your event finish?*

City of Greater Bendigo event application time frames

Low risk event. Requires 3+ weeks notice.
No road closures or extensive park usage, minimal infrastructure required.
Medium risk event. Requires 6 to 12 months notice.
Attendance of 500+, minor road closure and public transport disruptions or large infrastructure requirements.
High risk event. Requires 6 to 12 months notice.
Attendance of 2,000+, complex road closures, multiple event sites, stage infrastructure build.

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