Optus Stadium - Regulation 19B venue approval for sporting, cultural and entertainment events

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The Town of Victoria Park received an application from the operator of Optus Stadium (VenuesLive Management Services (WA) P/L as Agent of VenuesWest) for a venue approval under regulation 19B of the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 (the ”noise regulations”).

The Town's CEO acting under the Environment Protection Act 1986, has made the appealable decision to;

  • approval of venue
  • the imposition of condition of the approval of the venue; and
  • the specification of the period of three(3) years as the period of which the approval has effect

Where can I view the venue approval?

The venue approval conditions are available to view in the document library.

To assist in understanding the approval content, we've added the below documents:

  • summary of the noise regulations explaining the purpose of a venue approval (we recommend you read this first)
  • summary of the draft conditions that provides an overview of the draft venue approval conditions
  • Optus Stadium community survey report (Patterson Research Group), which was used to form VenuesLive's application and the draft approval conditions
  • noise modelling for each event type to be held at Optus Stadium
  • Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 - refer specifically to regulations 18 and 19B-19G

How can I make an appeal?

Any person who is aggrieved by the decision may lodge an appeal within 21 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Government Gazette (published 11/02/2020) and the grounds of appeal must be clearly stated. Appeals can be submitted by one of the following;

  • In writing to the Minister for Environment and lodged with Appeals Convenor for the Environmental Protection Act, Level 22, Forrest Centre, 221 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
  • Appeals can also be lodged by hand delivery
  • Email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au
  • Fax to (08) 6467 5199 and must be accompanied by a $50 fee.

For further information about appeals, see “Type of Appeal, Noise Regulations” on the Appeals Convenor’s website www.appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 6467 5190.

The Town of Victoria Park received an application from the operator of Optus Stadium (VenuesLive Management Services (WA) P/L as Agent of VenuesWest) for a venue approval under regulation 19B of the Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 (the ”noise regulations”).

The Town's CEO acting under the Environment Protection Act 1986, has made the appealable decision to;

  • approval of venue
  • the imposition of condition of the approval of the venue; and
  • the specification of the period of three(3) years as the period of which the approval has effect

Where can I view the venue approval?

The venue approval conditions are available to view in the document library.

To assist in understanding the approval content, we've added the below documents:

  • summary of the noise regulations explaining the purpose of a venue approval (we recommend you read this first)
  • summary of the draft conditions that provides an overview of the draft venue approval conditions
  • Optus Stadium community survey report (Patterson Research Group), which was used to form VenuesLive's application and the draft approval conditions
  • noise modelling for each event type to be held at Optus Stadium
  • Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 - refer specifically to regulations 18 and 19B-19G

How can I make an appeal?

Any person who is aggrieved by the decision may lodge an appeal within 21 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Government Gazette (published 11/02/2020) and the grounds of appeal must be clearly stated. Appeals can be submitted by one of the following;

  • In writing to the Minister for Environment and lodged with Appeals Convenor for the Environmental Protection Act, Level 22, Forrest Centre, 221 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
  • Appeals can also be lodged by hand delivery
  • Email to admin@appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au
  • Fax to (08) 6467 5199 and must be accompanied by a $50 fee.

For further information about appeals, see “Type of Appeal, Noise Regulations” on the Appeals Convenor’s website www.appealsconvenor.wa.gov.au or phone (08) 6467 5190.

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  • Please clarify if regulation 19B(8) allows higher noise levels than is currently allowed.

    raefrommaylands asked 11 months ago

    No, the noise levels in the venue approval are the same as the approved levels for the previous events held at Optus Stadium.