COVIDSafe event planning

Are you planning on organising a public event? All public event bookings in Greater Shepparton must comply with State Government's COVIDSafe requirements. These include events that are financially supported by Council via grants or sponsorship, as well as all public events held in Council facilities and on Council land.

With restrictions easing, the State Government have introduced requirements for public events to be planned and managed in line with COVIDSafe principles to reduce the risk and help slow the spread of the virus.

Organisers of events in Greater Shepparton are advised to familiarise themselves with the new regulations and ensure their event is COVIDSafe. The Public Events Framework will assist with determining the requirements for your event.

Public Events Framework on

Organisers of public events must complete the four steps listed on the State Government website in order for their event to proceed:

  1. Understand the Public Event Framework;
  2. Check the Public Event Self-Assessment Tool;
  3. Complete the required documents; then
  4. Register your event.

Once submitted, your application will be assessed by State Government. Please be aware that submissions can take up to 8 weeks to process prior to your event, dependant on the size of your event.

The status of your application must be provided to Council ( along with the completed required standard Council facility booking documentation:

If you require further assistance, please contact the Events Team on (03) 5832 9700.