Busking is permitted within the Gold Coast CBD - Southport, Connecting Southern Gold Coast (Coolangatta/Kirra/Tugun), Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. Approvals must be sought through the Gold Coast CBD – Southport, Connecting Southern Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Alliance or Broadbeach Alliance.

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise Alliance
Phone: 07 5584 3700


Broadbeach Alliance Ltd
Phone: 07 5656 0100

Find the links to the guidelines for busking and permit application form below.

Gold Coast CBD, Southport

City of Gold Coast CBD Office
Phone: 1300 CBD Team (1300 223 832)

Find the links to the Busking Permit – Gold Coast CBD, Southport application form below.

Busking trial permit – Connecting Southern Gold Coast

City of Gold Coast is undertaking a trial allowing busking at specified locations during special events and festivals within the Coolangatta, Kirra and Tugun area.

Find the link to the Busking Trial Permit – Connecting Southern Gold Coast (Events and Festivals) application form below.

Connecting Southern Gold Coast
Phone: 07 5534 3500

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