Venues, events and filming
If you would like to film or take photos in Brisbane for commercial purposes, hold an event with more than 2,000 people, or operate an entertainment venue, you will need to apply for a permit.
Entertainment venue permits
You will need an entertainment venue permit before you can start operating from your premises. These permits are needed for any venue to which the public is invited, whether or not you charge an entry fee.
You can view a list of tools and resources including entertainment venues or activities requiring a permit.
There are several types of liquor licences and permits available from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing, which is part of the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation:
- general purpose permit - for the sale and supply of liquor for a one-off occasion
- restricted club permit - for the sale and supply of liquor by non-proprietary clubs for a period between three and 12 months
- liquor licences - for the sale and supply of liquor on a permanent basis
- wine licence - for the sale and supply of wine
- general licence - for hotels, taverns, victuallers, spirit merchant retail, canteens
- club licence (non-proprietary clubs) - for sporting clubs, ex-servicemens' clubs, workers' clubs
You can find more information including application forms, from the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation.