Busking, Filming and Permits

Brisbane City Council local laws govern all operational activities in Queen Street Mall – this includes permits for busking, filming, building/scaffolding, outdoor dining, peaceful assemblies/rallies and vehicle access. Please visit the Brisbane City Council website to find out more.

Filming in Brisbane City

The Filming Approvals Liaison Officer at Brisbane City Council handles all enquiries and applications about filming and photography in Brisbane, including the CBD and Queen Street Mall.

Busking in Brisbane City

You can busk wherever you like in Brisbane, except in Queen Street Mall and South Bank. If you would like to busk in Queen Street Mall you must first earn a busking licence through a formal audition process. For information on audition times and to apply, please visit the Brisbane City Council website.