Apply for a special event permit

If you are the organiser of a public event in an area where alcohol is banned you can apply for a special event permit to allow people to drink alcohol at your event. 

You must apply at least seven days before the event. 

Examples of public events include all of the following:

  • public festival
  • community and sporting event
  • wedding
  • fundraising activity
  • street party.

If you intend selling alcohol at your event, you should complete a special licence application.

How to apply for a special event permit

1. Complete the application form:

2. Submit your application by email, post or fax to a Territory Business Centre along with the fee.

Darwin 

Territory Business Centre
Development House, 76 The Esplanade 
GPO Box 9800, Darwin, NT, 0801
Phone: (08) 9882 9800 or toll free 1800 193 111  
Fax: (08) 8982 1725
territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au 

Katherine 

Territory Business Centre
Shop 1, Randazzo Building, 18 Katherine Terrace
PO Box 9800, Katherine, NT, 0851
Phone: (08) 8973 8180
Fax: (08) 8973 8188

Tennant Creek

Territory Business Centre
Shop 2, Barkly House, corner of Davidson and Paterson streets
PO Box 9800, Tennant Creek, NT, 0861
Phone: (08) 8962 4411
Fax: (08) 8982 1725

Alice Springs

Territory Business Centre
Ground Floor, The Green Well Building, 50 Bath Street
PO Box 9800, Alice Springs, NT, 0851
Phone: (08) 8951 8511
Fax: (08) 8951 8533

If you have any questions about your application, call toll free number: 1800 193 111.

Last updated: 19 April 2016