Community Calendar

Organise an event

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, some events list­ed in this cal­en­dar may have been can­celled or post­poned – please ensure you make con­tact direct­ly with the Event Organ­is­er regard­ing updates.

Coun­cil Require­ments — Licens­es and Permits

If you are inter­est­ed in hold­ing an event in a pub­lic place, or at Alice Springs Town Coun­cil sites, you will need to apply for a permit.

    Oth­er Coun­cil forms you may require:

    Please ensure that you sub­mit as much infor­ma­tion as nec­es­sary with your appli­ca­tion along with a cur­rent copy of your Pub­lic Lia­bil­i­ty Insurance.

    Access for all

    Con­sid­er the needs of par­tic­i­pants and spec­ta­tors with a dis­abil­i­ty when plan­ning your event, par­tic­u­lar­ly with your evac­u­a­tion plan. If you are charg­ing an entry fee for your event, con­sid­er reg­is­ter­ing with the Com­pan­ion Card Pro­gram, which enables peo­ple with a dis­abil­i­ty who require life­long atten­dant care sup­port from a com­pan­ion to attend events and projects with­out incur­ring a cost of a sec­ond tick­et for their companion.

    Traf­fic Management

    Look­ing at hold­ing a parade or race for your event? A Traf­fic Man­age­ment Plan is need­ed for any event that varies the nor­mal oper­at­ing con­di­tions of any part of the Alice Springs Town Coun­cil and/​or NT Gov­ern­ment road reserve. Traf­fic Man­age­ment Plans, and the imple­men­ta­tion of these plans, are pre­pared by peo­ple who have com­plet­ed the rel­e­vant qual­i­fi­ca­tions in Advanced Work­site Traf­fic Man­age­ment and have cur­rent accred­i­ta­tion. Local upskilled vol­un­teers are avail­able to assist with traf­fic man­age­ment imple­men­ta­tion for your event. Please con­tact Council’s Com­mu­ni­ty Devel­op­ment Unit, 8950 0500.

    For Alice Springs Town Coun­cil owned roads, sub­mit an Appli­ca­tion to hold an event with­in ASTC Road Reserve well in advance of your event. For NT Gov­ern­ment roads, you will need to con­tact NT Gov­ern­ment directly.

    Pro­mot­ing your event

    The Alice Springs Town Coun­cil Com­mu­ni­ty Cal­en­dar is a great way to check for pos­si­ble event clash­es, pro­mote your event, and see what’s on in Alice Springs. It is free to list your event on the calendar.

    To pro­mote your event around town, Alice Springs Town Coun­cil also hires a street pole ban­ner sys­tem. Groups can also apply to put up a ban­ner in Todd Mall, at the cor­ner of Lara­p­in­ta Drive/​Stuart High­way, and on Gap Road.

    Request­ing sup­port from Alice Springs Town Council

    Are you look­ing for assis­tance for your event? Alice Springs Town Coun­cil sup­ports com­mu­ni­ty groups and events through its Com­mu­ni­ty Grants and Spon­sor­ship Pro­gram.

    You can also apply for in-kind sup­port from Alice Springs Town Council. 

    Infra­struc­ture avail­able for events

    Alice Springs Town Coun­cil hires a range of infra­struc­ture for Alice Springs events which includes;

    • Ablu­tion Blocks
    • Por­taloos
    • Grand­stands
    • Shade Struc­tures
    • Rub­bish bins
    • Blow up cin­e­ma package

    For a full list and hire fees, please con­tact Com­mu­ni­ty Projects and Events Offi­cer on 08 8950 0500.