Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Historical version for 7 June 2011 to 30 June 2011 (accessed 15 August 2020 at 12:57) Current version
Schedule 3A
Schedule 3A Entertainment venues
(Clause 98C)
1   Nitrate film
An entertainment venue must not screen a nitrate film.
2   Stage management
During a stage performance, there must be at least one suitably trained person in attendance in the stage area at all times for the purpose of operating, whenever necessary, any proscenium safety curtain, drencher system and smoke exhaust system.
3   Proscenium safety curtains
If a proscenium safety curtain is installed at an entertainment venue:
(a)  there must be no obstruction to the opening or closing of the safety curtain, and
(b)  the safety curtain must be operable at all times.
4   Projection suites
(1)    (Repealed)
(2)  When a film is being screened at an entertainment venue, at least one person trained in the operation of the projectors being used and in the use of the fire fighting equipment provided in the room where the projectors are installed (the projection room) must be in attendance at the entertainment venue.
(3)  If the projection room is not fitted with automatic fire suppression equipment and a smoke detection system, in accordance with the Building Code of Australia, the person required by subclause (2) to be in attendance must be in the projection suite in which the projection room is located during the screening of a film.
(4)  No member of the public is to be present in the projection suite during the screening of a film.
5–10   (Repealed)
11   Emergency evacuation plans
(1)  An emergency evacuation plan must be prepared, maintained and implemented for any building (other than a temporary structure) used as an entertainment venue.
(2)  An emergency evacuation plan is a plan that specifies the following:
(a)  the location of all exits, and fire protection and safety equipment, for any part of the building used as an entertainment venue,
(b)  the number of any fire safety officers that are to be present during performances,
(c)  how the audience are to be evacuated from the building in the event of a fire or other emergency.
(3)  Any fire safety officers appointed to be present during performances must have appropriate training in evacuating persons from the building in the event of a fire or other emergency.
12, 13   (Repealed)