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Melbourne Trial Busking Law Putting Performers at Risk

Written by ADawson

By Abby Dawson and Abbey Lew-Kee

Following an increased number of complaints about sound levels, from Monday 1 August to 31 October 2016, City of Melbourne have implemented a trial legislation banning buskers using amplification in Swanston Street between Flinders Lane to La Trobe Street at all times, seven days per week.

Feedback and comments received throughout the 3-month trial period will be evaluated to determine the future for amplification laws and our street buskers.

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