Fundraising Permits

Fundraising permits allow Charities to collect funds on footpaths, at intersections and set up street stalls within Hume's district.

There are different permits depending on what activity you wish to conduct.

Hume charges no fee for fundraising permits, however there is a limit on how many permits can be issued. You can only apply for twelve (12) permits per calendar year, one (1) day per month. Any additional requests may be considered on a case by case basis.

All applications must be accompanied by the relevant requested supporting documentation to be considered.

Fundraising Activity Permits

Fundraising Activity Permits are for charitable organisations/non-profit clubs/organisations that are looking to conduct a fundraising appeal, pledge program or a door knock to raise money.

Street Stall & Leaflet Distribution Activity Permit

Street Stall & Leaflet Distribution activity's are for organisations wishing to set up a display on Council land and share information. The Environment Protection Act 1970 places certain stipulations on persons distributing material such as leaflets which may become litter. This means when applying for a permit you must provide a litter management plan to ensure any distributing material does not end up as litter.

Highway Collection Permits

Highway Collections are subject to Victoria Police approval, as per their requirements, applications must be submitted one month prior to the event date and not more than 6 months in advance of the event date.

If Council Authority is granted to conduct Highway Collections, you are required to submit an Application for a Highway Collection under regulation 28 of the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations 2009 with Victoria Police for permission. For more information, visit the Victoria Police website.

To apply for a permit, please click the button below:


Printable Hardcopy Application Forms:

Fundraising Activity Permit Application.

Street Stall and Leaflet Distribution Permit Application.

Highway Collection Permit Application.

Updated : 5:01 PM, 16 March 2018

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