Community Events Guide and Support

Guide to Running a Community Event

The City’s Guide to Run a Community Event provides information on how to plan, organise and run an event including marketing, budgets, approvals required and insurance and legal considerations. View this online version of the guide, or download a copy from the Related Documents section below.
View the guide to Running a Community Event

Related Documents

Document name Downloadable files
Guide to run a community event PDF document

Assistance provided by the City

Free banner spaces

The City provides free-to-hire banner spaces for community groups and not-for-profit organisations. Simply complete the Cockburn Community Sign Hire Application.

Free equipment and trailer hire

The City provides free to hire equipment and trailer to volunteers and not for profit organisations. Equipment available includes BBQ, marquee, tables, esky and giant games. Simply complete the application form below and submit it to the City.

Free water-refill stations

The City’s provides free water-refill stations and water fountains to reduce the number of plastic bottles used at your event. To book the water-refill sttaions, contact the City's Events Team on 08 9411 3444 or

Ensure you read the Organising a Sustainable Event Checklist in the related documents below for more handy tips on how to make your event sustainable.

More information and contact

To find out more, please contact the Community Development Team on 08 9411 3444 or email

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