Youth Policy

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in PERTH in 2024 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 2024, which will form part of our Conditions of Entry.

The minimum age requirement to attend St Jerome’s Laneway Festival in Perth for 2024 will be 16 years of age (that is, 16 years as at the date of the event: Sunday 11 February 2024).

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 1:2, that is, a responsible adult may supervise a maximum of TWO juveniles 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. Foreign Passport (passport must have a current valid Australian visa)
  4. KEYPASS Photo ID Card or equivalent Proof of Age Card (**see below); or
  5. 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) – definition of ‘responsible adult’

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.

Information and penalties for using a fake identification found here.


For guaranteed access to 1st or 2nd release tickets to laneway 2024, register below!

The laneway festival pre-sale presented by afterpay starts on tuesday 12 september, 11am local time.


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The Laneway Festival pre-sale presented by Afterpay starts on Tuesday 12 September, 11am local time.

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