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Hold an event in Georges River area

PLEASE NOTE: During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Council will consider event applications in line with current restrictions and orders set by NSW Health.  If your event does not meet NSW Health requirements and/or does not have an exemption at the time of assessment, a permit will not be provided.  We will only issue an event permit when activities are considered permissible and a robust COVID Safe Plan is provided. For current information about what's allowed for events and gatherings, please visit the NSW Health website.


Welcome to Georges River Council's Events Toolkit.

We’ve made it easy for you to bring your events to Georges River Council local government area - just follow the below steps:
  1. Have a look over our Events Toolkit info (listed below)
  2. Complete our Event Application Form (ensure you pay the application fee and provide all required documentation to avoid delays)
  3. Council's Events Team will contact you within 5 working days
  4. Submit any additional documentation required
  5. Await assessment of application
  6. Pay invoice (if applicable)
  7. Receive and sign Event Permit
If you have any questions or concerns whilst completing the Event Application form please contact Council's Events Team on events@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au or 02 9330 6400.

Event Sites

Georges River Council has many great parks and reserves that are available for you to use for your event. You can see a full list of them here. If you would like some advice on where we think would be a great location for your event please contact us on events@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au

Fees and Charges

Here is a list of regular fees and charges that might be incurred for your event:

Event Application Fee - $50.00 
Refundable Park Damage Bond - $902.00
Daily Park Rental Fee - $487.00
Toilet Cleaning Fee - $487.00
Electricity and Water Fee - $143.00
Bin Hire (per 10) - $79.19

A full list of Council's Fee's and Charge's can be found here.

Assessment Timelines

Council requires 12 weeks notice to assess a normal Event Application and 16 weeks notice to assess an event that requires road closures. 

Any applications that are submitted outside of these time frames may be rejected entirely.


You do not need to complete our Event Application Form:

 

Useful Documents

Request for Council Support for a Community Run Event

Georges River Events Strategy

Grants, Donations and Sponsorship Policy

Georges River Fees and Charges

Guide to event sites


 

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