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Special Events

Events are held for many reasons and can be in all shapes, sizes and locations.

Coorong District Council comprises of over 8000 sq km with many parks and reserves owned or under it's care and control. When organising an event especially on land that is owned or under care and control of Council it is important that you supply the correct information and complete the necessary forms to gain approval. For a list of Parks and Reserves please click here

Not all events will be on Council land but still may require some consideration or input from Council or other Government Departments such as;

  • Liquor Licence
  • Temporary Food Business

There are many considerations to make when planning any event and to assist with this Council have developed a risk assessment and checklist to help you determine what may be required.

Special Events Checklist(244 kb)

Special Events Risk Assessment(316 kb)

Special Event Permit Application(267 kb)

 These and many other forms are also available on the Forms and Permits page under Council Documents.

 All Special Event Applications must be lodged at least 21 days priorto the event, unless the following apply:

  • Road closure - the Special Event Application must be lodged 90 days prior to the event.
  • Events held for three (3) days or longer - the Special Event Application must be lodged 90 days prior to the event.

 If you are unsure about your event of have any questions please contact Council 1300 785 277.

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Coorong District Council

95-101 Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend SA 5260

PO Box 399, Tailem Bend SA 5260

Call: 1300 785 277


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