St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in PERTH in 2023 will be a licensed 16+ event. 

So that we can provide a secure and safe environment for everyone, we are implementing our Youth Policy for 2023, which will form part of our Conditions of Entry.

The minimum age requirement to attend St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Perth for 2023 will be 16 years of age (that is, 16 years as at the date of the event: Sunday 12 February 2023).

All patrons under the age of 18-years old MUST be accompanied and supervised, at all times, by a responsible adult* over the age of 25-years old. 

A youth ticket must be purchased with an 18+ ticket, at a ratio of 1:1, that is, a responsible adult may supervise a maximum of ONE juvenile at the festival. 

If a juvenile is found to be unaccompanied or unsupervised at any point, both the juvenile and their respective responsible adult will have their tickets cancelled and will be escorted from the festival site. 

Anyone who fails to present an Accepted ID upon entry will not be allowed into St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. No refunds will be processed for anyone who is denied entry because they did not bring Accepted ID.

Accepted ID for 16 and 17 year olds attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Perth will be as follows:

  1.   Australian Photo Driver’s Licence or Learner’s Permit; or
  2.   Passport (either current or expired less than 2 years ago and has not been cancelled); or
  3.   KEYPASS Photo ID Card or equivalent Proof of Age Card (**see below); or
  4.   Australian Birth Certificate (certified copy is okay) PLUS a Current Photo ID (eg student card). We must be able to verify both your age and your photo ID, we cannot accept one without the other.

The Conditions of Entry and Ticketing Terms & Conditions apply to everyone attending St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Promoter reserves the right to evict any persons engaging in illegal activities (for 16 and 17 years olds, this includes trying to purchase or consuming alcohol).

* Liquor Control Act WA 1988 – S125 (2)(b)

A person shall be taken to be a responsible adult if that person was an adult who is a parent, step-parent, spouse, de facto partner or legal guardian of the juvenile, or other person in loco parentis to the juvenile. 

** Proof of Age Card issued by an interstate government authority, such as:

NSW residents:      NSW Proof of Age Card or a NSW Photo Card issued by Service NSW.

WA residents:         WA Photo Card issued by WA Department of Transport.