Fundraising near malls

Registered charities may collect funds on specific footways adjacent to the Queen Street and Valley malls. Brisbane City Council regulates fundraising in these areas to ensure pedestrian safety.   

When you need a permit

Organisations wanting to fundraise or appeal for donations in public places adjacent to malls will need to apply for a fundraising permit. A malls fundraising permit applies to the following areas:

  • corner of Adelaide and Albert Streets
  • corner of Adelaide and George Streets - (Queen Street Mall side)
  • corner of Adelaide and Edward Streets - (Queen Street Mall side)
  • Reddacliff Place
  • Brunswick Street Mall
  • Chinatown Mall.


There is no fee for a fundraising permit.

How to apply

  1. Supporting documents
    Prepare the attachments required for your online application as Word, PDF or jpg files. Required attachments include:
    • Registered Charity Certificate
    • Certificate of Currency for Public Liability to the value of $20 million
    • assignment of day for street collection from the Office of Fair Trading.
  2. Application for fundraising permit
    Complete the application for fundraising permit online form and upload your supporting documents.

More information

To find out more you can email City Malls Management or phone City Malls Management on 07 3403 8195.

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