Planning an Event


Horsham Rural City Council Promotions Department assists organisations to navigate their way through issues involved in marketing of events. As an event organiser you are required to completed the following documents.

The form is required to be completed if you are planning an event or undertaking any filming with the Horsham Rural City Council municipality.

The EVENT NOTIFICATION form has been developed to aid and assist Horsham Rural City Council and community groups alike to plan and manage their events in an effective and efficient manner. 

Click below links to see other related documents:

Event & Festival Notification application form

Risk Assessment Manual

Event Signage Form


As an event organiser, you may wish to consider promoting your event on the available temporary event sign boards located within Horsham and at each of the highway entries into Horsham.

Council Tourism Advisory Committee  -

Offers Tourism Event and Festival Application (TEFFA) this is a budget allocation for promotional sponsorship.

The Horsham Rural City Council  recognises the value of events to the tourism industry and the region wider community. Major events can provide an economic injection in the community by increasing visitations to the region, increasing awareness of the region and engendering community spirit and pride.

Click here to download your Tourism Event & Festival Application

Sponsorship Guidelines

Events range in size from markets, sporting competitions, conferences, musical and art festivals. Therefore, as a potential organiser you need to consider some of the following points:

What is the aim of your event?

Where best to hold the event?

Who will be you target audience?

How best to market your event?

Will you require licenses or permits for you event?