A public event is an effective way of bringing the community together and showcasing your group and its objectives. There is a significant amount of planning that needs to be undertaken to ensure your event runs smoothly. Follow the below steps for events over 200 people. These are considered 'Large Events'.

The City is has developed a guide designed to make your community event a success, with a step-by-step guide for staging an event within the City of Canning. Supporting a variety of events that help contribute to a vibrant community, the City of Canning aims to ensure all events are successful, safe and compliant with all relevant legislation. 

Event Guide for Communities:

To make your initial inquiry (minimum 3 months prior to event date), please contact:

Melissa Hartigan - Events Officer

communityevents@canning.wa.gov.au | 1300 422 664

Want to make a private booking in a hall or reserve? Plan on having less than 200 people?

Simply contact our Bookings Team or check out our Facilities for Hire here.

bookings@canning.wa.gov.au | 1300 422 664


Events of more than 500 people that require a Local Government Authority approval will be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans to ensure more events are held in WA.

The COVID Event Guidelines and Plans will ensure event organisers play their role in keeping Western Australians safer, reduces the potential risk and spread of COVID-19 and gives event-goers more confidence to attend and participate in events.

COVID Event Plans need to be submitted to the relevant Local Government Authority where the event is proposed to be held, along with all other documentation.

Frequently Asked Questions - Click here

COVID Event Plan Template - Click here

COVID Event Guidelines - Click here

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