Street stalls or raffles

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Public fundraising is to be conducted in accordance with the Fundraising Act 1998. Copies of this Act are available from Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Under Council's Community Amenity Local Law, it is also a requirement for any person or organisation wishing to hold a street stall or raffle stall in a public place to obtain a permit.

Penalties apply to breaches of the Fundraising Act 1998 or for non-compliance with Council's Local Law.

To apply for a permit, please complete a Trading of Goods and Services Application Form.

Application for a Permit Trading of goods & services on a footpath/road reserve

Pdf Application Form(PDF, 244KB)

Application for a Permit Trading of goods & services on a footpath/road reserve
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Type of Activity
I declare that the above named organisation:- (please tick box if applicable to your organisation) * (required)
(a) Written approval from owner/occupier is required if activity is to take place outside residential / commercial premises (copy of letter to be attached to this application form). (b) A certificate of currency of the appropriate Public Liability. (Minimum $10M) Pertaining to the activity permitted. (c) Application fee $70.00 (219) and Permit fee $119.00 (221) (total $189.00) is applicable for street and raffle stalls, however on completion of the questions below this fee may be waived for non-profit community based groups that do not pay income tax. (Fees are subject to change 1 July each year).


Note: In accordance with Council’s Footpath Trading Guidelines, no more than three (3) street stalls per day will be permitted in any town, with no more than one (1) selling goods and no more than two (2) selling raffle tickets.
Note: This form must be completed in full and submitted with all the listed attachments prior to the permit being processed/issued. Your application must be lodged with Council at least 10 working days prior to the event. Incomplete applications will be denied.
Please complete this section if your activity is public fundraising, a raffle or a bingo session.
I have read and understand the conditions of the above and have made the required application to either the Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation or Consumer Affairs Victoria, Department of Justice.
Permits for raffles or bingo sessions must be obtained from the Victoria Commission for Gambling Regulation: Ph: (03) 9651 3630 or www.vcgr.vic.gov.au (No permit required if prize value under $5,000). Approval for fundraising activities must be obtained from the Consumer Affairs, Victoria. Ph: 1300 558 181 or www.consumer.vic.gov.au. A copy of the Fundraising Act 1998 is available for your information.

Collection Statement:Moira Shire Council is collecting information on this form for municipal purposes as specified in various acts, regulations and local laws that council has a responsibility to administer. The Personal Information will be used solely by Council for these purposes and or directly related purposes. Council may disclose this information to other organisations if required by legislation. If you do not provide the information required, we will not be able to process your application. You can find out more about how we use and protect your information by viewing our Privacy Policy on our website www.moira.vic.gov.au.

Please note that smoking is banned in all outdoor areas at food fairs and within 10 metres of a food stall or food vendor at an organised outdoor event.

Please contact Council for more information.