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Event Operations and Planning Guides

Triathlon Australia: Event Operations Manual

EventsScotland: The event manual & staff briefing document

PowerPoint Presentation:The Corporate Event Manual

UNSW Event Manual

City of Melbourne: Melbourne Event Planning Guide, 2016 (51p. PDF)

Queensland Department of Tourism Sport and Racing: A Planning Guide for event managers – alcohol safety and event management (36p. PDF)

Roads ACT: Special Events Handbook for event organisers (14p. PDF)

Queensland Government: Local Government Toolbox – Sample Operations Manual

Live Music Office: Event Venue Operations Manual Template

Cornwell Council (UK): Event Management Planning Template

South Gloucestershire Council (UK): Event Planning template

Tauranga Council (NZ): Event Operations Plan Template

Leichhardt Council: Event Management Manual

Tourism South Australia: Event Operations and Risk Management Plan Guide

City of Wodonga: Event Management Planning Guide

Ipswich Council: Planning and Running Sporting Events

Good Hope Festival: Event Management Plan

Carbonne Country: Procedure Manual for Planning a Public Event

Event Risk Management Plans, Templates and Guides

Shire of Northam: Sample Event Risk Management Plan

Our Community: Risk Management Checklist Template: Event Management

City of Greater Geelong: Completing an Event Risk Assessment for Your Event

Moreton Bay Regional Council: Community Events – Risk Planning Guide

Mornington Peninsula Shire: Event Planning: Risk, Safety and Emergency Management

Brisbane City Council: Event Preparation and Safety

Arts North West: Risk management checklist: ANW Event/Festival Management

Alexandrina Council: Event Risk Management Plan

Elliston Council: Event Risk Safety and Event Management Plan

VicHealth: Code of Practice for Running Safer Music Festivals and Events

Young Shire Council: – Risk Managing Your Event

Melbourne University: Health and Safety – Events Management Information