Planning an Event

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale strongly supports and encourages events within the community.

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What is an event?

An event is "a gathering for a common purpose on private or public land, invitations are open to the general public and one or more statutory approvals are required."

Types of events

  1. Large scale community events - a strong community and tourism base
  2. Significant ongoing community events - not for profit fundraising events or national campaigns
  3. Local level community events - a local audience relevant to a local sporting or community population
  4. Place based community events - civic, public and commercial precinct events
  5. Council or other government events - openings, civic receptions and conferences

Interested in booking an event?

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale strongly supports and encourages events within the community.  Your first step is to contact our team.  We will discuss your idea, its suitability for the venue, dates and availability plus any other requirements.  A meeting and site visit may also be required.  Please contact our Events Officer by phone 9526 1110 or .

What venues are available for hire?

The Shire has a range of grounds and venues available for hire.  All enquiries regarding availability should be made by contacting our Booking and Facilities Officer on 9526 1140.

Do I need to complete an Event Application Pack?

If your event is open to the public, please complete the Event Checklist below. If you answer YES to any of the questions please complete the Event Application Pack. 

When do I need to submit my Event Application Pack?

Event Application Packs must be submitted AT LEAST EIGHT (8) WEEKS prior to your event.  Should the event be considered large or high risk, an application may be required 6 to 12 months in advance.

Supporting documentation must be included at the time of submitting the pack:

  • Detailed Aerial / Site Plan (Please contact our Community Services Team if you require an aerial map)
  • Community Event Risk Management Plan
  • Public Liability - Certificate of Currency

Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.