The End Festival 2017 Hill End Historic Site. Credit John Spencer DPIE

The End Festival 2017 Hill End Historic Site. Credit: John Spencer DPIE

12. Temporary Structures

Temporary Structures

This exemption is for erection of a temporary structure(s) for less than 30 consecutive calendar days.

Examples of typical temporary structures include:

  • marquee, tent or gazebo
  • porta-loo
  • shipping container
  • performance stages and staging equipment.

Standard Exemption 12. Temporary Structures

General conditions (see page 6 of Government Gazette) apply to the use of all Standard Exemptions and must be complied with. 

The following specified activities/works to an item do not require approval under subsection 57(1) of the Heritage Act 1977 if the specified activities/works are undertaken in accordance with each of the relevant standards prescribed below.

Specified activities/works:

  1. The construction or installation of a temporary structure or structures.

Relevant standards:

  1. Activities/works must not involve alteration to (including penetrations), damage to, or the removal of, significant fabric.
  2. Any excavation must comply with Standard Exemption 8: Excavation.
  3. Temporary structure/structures may be internal or external to items or buildings.
  4. The temporary structure or structures must not be located where it could:
    1. damage (including through use of the temporary structure) significant fabric or
    2. endanger significant fabric, including landscape or archaeological features, or
    3. obstruct significant views to and from the item, or
    4. detract from the significance of the item, or
    5. reduce the ability to appreciate the item.
  5. Existing public access to the item must be maintained and not restricted.
  6. The temporary structure or structures must not be erected for more than 30 consecutive calendar days (inclusive of set-up, pack-down and removal).
  7. No further temporary structure or structures may be erected again on the site, under this exemption within a period of 90 calendar days.