NORTHERN Tasmanian event organisers could soon have a chance to air grievances over strict public event regulations if the Launceston City Council chooses to back a move next month for a compliance workshop to be held later this year.
Every public event held in Northern Tasmania has a list of federal, state and local permits and approvals to gain before it can be held - from the humble fete to Launceston's premier events.
Launceston Deputy Mayor Jeremy Ball will give notice of a motion at Monday's council meeting for the compliance workshop involving representatives from top levels of government, other councils, service clubs, peak groups and event organisers to talk out compliance problems.
Alderman Ball said he hoped to see a discussion paper developed that detailed key challenges and obstacles event organisers faced. He said while health and safety regulations were important, it was important that events retained their variety and uniqueness.
"One of the things that has emerged as a concern is that if you have such strict regulations, you will end up with events that all look the same," Alderman Ball said.
The Launceston City Council is set to decide on April 15 whether to hold the workshop.