Culture Strategy

Check out the City’s Culture Strategy 2023 which details three major catalysts for change, delivering unprecedented opportunities for cultural development and transformation and exploring the four big ideas or strategic outcomes that will fuel the strategic vision – Built on creativity, transformed by imagination.


Musical busking is currently being permitted at certain locations within the Gold Coast CBD- Southport.

Busking activates different parts of the Gold Coast CBD and helps develop cultural diversity and interesting experiences for visitors and locals.

Want to apply to be a busker in the CBD?

To receive a CBD Busking  Permit, buskers will need to:

  • Familiarise yourself on busking arrangements in the Gold Coast CBD
  • complete a Gold Coast CBD Busking Form
  • submit a demo CD, MP3 clip or YouTube clip
  • provide identification
  • commit to specified conditions

      For more information on busking in the CBD, please contact us.

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