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Want to busk in Launceston Central City? Here, you will find all he information you need to get started.

We are supportive of lively street culture and greatly value the diversity of entertainment that buskers provide to the community. If you would like to busk in Launceston Central City apply for a Busking Permit below. 

Apply for a Busking Permit

A Busking Permit is required to busk in Launceston Central City and are valid for one year from the date of issue. After a successful application buskers without the mandatory third-party insurance can purchase it from City of Launceston at a cost of $20 per year.

Busking Permit Application Process

  1. Send a sample video or audio recording along with a completed Application for Busking Permit(PDF, 65KB) indicating that you have read and accepted the Busking Code of Conduct(PDF, 546KB)  to contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au
  2. Once your application is assessed, you will be notified of the outcome.
  3. If successful, buskers will be issued a busking permit for one year from the date of issue. If needed, third-party insurance can be paid for online or in person at our office. Once issued, your busking permit should be kept with you when busking.

 If you are under the age of 18,  a completed Parental Consent Form(PDF, 108KB) must also be submitted with your application. 


Make an Online Busking Booking

If you would like to busk in Launceston Central City, a busking permit is required. See "Apply for a Busking Permit" for application instructions. If you have been issued a permit, you can use your Skedda login to access the booking calendar below or click here to book via the website.