Public events

We're helping to keep Victorian events safe. Event organisers need to register their event and submit documentation based on number of attendees and risk factors.

1. Understand the Public Events Framework

Familiarise yourself with the Public Event s Framework including definitions, attendee limits, venue requirements and the phases of the return of public events.

2. Check the public event self-assessment tool

Complete the public event self-assessment tool by answering questions about the number of attendees and public health risk factors. This will determine the classification for your event.

3. Complete the required documents

Depending on the tier of your event, you will need to complete one of the following:

4. Register your event

Once you've completed the self-assessment and tier douments, register your public event. Remember to attach all the required documents.

  • Tier 1 events must be registered 8 to 10 weeks before the event start date.
  • Tier 2 events must be registered 4 to 6 weeks before the event start date.
  • Tier 3 events must be registered 1 week before the event.

More information

If you have any questions, email the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions public events team:

Reviewed 13 January 2021

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