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Event Application Guidelines

The information contained within this page has been provided as a guide only. Additional information or approvals may be required from other agencies and it shall be the sole responsibility of the Applicant, not the Shire of Merredin, to ensure all relevant approvals and information are obtained in relation to each particular event.

Event Application Package

Event Guidelines 2022

Event Application Procedure:

STEP 1: Complete Event Application Package (including checklist to identify what permits/approvals you require).

STEP 2: Meet with a Shire representative to discuss your application, and receive a copy of the Event Information for Applicants, relevant to the items ticked on the event approval checklist.

STEP 3: Complete the required permits or obtain the relevant approvals that are ticked on the event approval checklist.

STEP 4: Submit the Event Application Package* and Completed Permits, together with any appropriate Additional Information to Shire of Merredin, PO Box 42, Merredin WA 6415.

PLEASE NOTE: Your application must be received at least 12 weeks prior to your event

STEP 5: You may not proceed with your event until written confirmation from the Shire advising that all Shire and Statutory requirements have been satisfied. This may take between 3 to 4 weeks depending on the scale and size of your event;

PLEASE NOTE: Any special conditions (if applicable to your event) will be outlined in your confirmation letter. It is your responsibility to adhere to the conditions or to remain in regular contact with the relevant departments until necessary approvals are obtained.

STEP 6: Debrief, including Shire, should be held within 7 days post event. Applications and approvals for an event are not transferable. Therefore the organiser cannot transfer council approval for an event to an alternative venue, date or time, without re-negotiating with Council. 

PLEASE NOTE: Your event is not approved until the Shire of Merredin is satisfied with all sections of the checklist and event details. You may not advertise or proceed with the event until the Shire advises all requirements have been met.