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Council Event Ticketing System

Councils are using TryBooking event booking system to manage multiple sessions events and for its easy reporting with multiple users access.

Council Event Ticketing System

Trusted by local councils & government organisations

Trusted by local councils & government organisations

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See why associations choose TryBooking

Australian hosted

We are proud to facilitate an online event ticketing software that was built on the idea that anyone, anywhere in the world wanting to organise an event should have the tools to simply do so.

We promote this idea everyday through the dedication of a team & servers based out of Australia.

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Affordable pricing

TryBooking offers a low simple pricing, no tiers that reduce your features, no ticket limits, no hidden costs, no lock in contracts. Simply a low cost pricing to help you run your community events.

All free events are free, meaning you won’t have to pay a cent to use our platform for your free events. Just another way we support you and your community.

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A local support team you can reach

All our customers have access to ongoing support via email, phone, and live chat. Trybooking is designed to be easy to use on your own, but our success specialists are just a call away.

We’re here to help you sell more tickets and have a successful event.

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Happy community

  • No Login/signup required
  • Their data is not shared with third parties
  • We don’t promote other events to your audience

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Powerful features perfect for your school events

Powerful custom reporting

Powerful custom reporting

Access all your registrations and events data with a wide range of simple to understand reports. With custom reports you can also craft reports to show exactly what information you need and export them to upload into your CRM system.

Collect important information

Collect important information

You can ask your members for additional information during the online booking process. Use pre-built commonly asked questions or create your own, then select which to make mandatory or to be kept optional. Ask for anything from dietary requirements to their member number. Even follow up with a sub-question to find out more about your members.

Multiple users access

Multiple users access

TryBooking offers 6 types of user roles, each providing a different level of access to your account/events. These user roles allow you to provide access to those within your council access to your event data without compromising the security of your funds and your patrons' privacy.


Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Trybooking council and government ticketing different from other platforms?

TryBooking is community orientated ticketing platform that does more than just ticketing. You can use our system to do multiple functions, from registrations, merchandise, taking donations to box office ticketing.

Whether you are looking to create a tabled seated dinners or normal seated conferences we have you covered.

Additionally we offer great local customer support for free to take care of any issues you may have when creating and running your event.

TryBooking's focus on community and people is what makes us standout from other platforms. We care about you and your event, no matter how big or small. We are here for you!

What ticketing service fees does TryBooking charge?

Should you be taking payment through your TryBooking event, the transaction will be subjected to a processing fee and a ticket fee. These fees vary per region associated with your TryBooking account. Below details these fees per region.


For bookings or donations made on events:

  • 50c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer) or a 15c ticket fee if the ticket price is $5.00 or less.
  • 2.5% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default or passed on to the ticket buyer by selection)

For donations made on fundraising pages:

  • 2.5% donation fee (charged to the fundraiser by default)

What can a council ticketing system help with?

On TryBooking we allow local councils and communities to sell more tickets across a array of ways through online and offline. But we also allow you to host your event on your community website and provide the tools to gather in-depth knowledge of your ticket buyers in your community.

Utilise features that allow you to sell more tickets to your event by using our box office for in-person sales, take donations directly for your event, collect data from your ticket buyer before the event

Measure your sales effectively with our reporting and referral tracking to measure your promotion through your event.

Does TryBooking support council and government events?

Yes, we support all local community groups from council to government bodies. We have a clear focus to support local events and people around the country. We offer community fundraising for a local building or for political party election campaigns (TryBooking does not hold any political bias between political parties).

Can I customise my own event page?

Yes, you can have full customisation of your own event page. We also provide a widget to allow you to place your event page onto your site.

Can I add this event to my own website?

Yes, TryBooking provides you the ability to place your event page on to your website. Through the use of our widget you can embed your page. 

We also offer multiple other customisable options for your buttons, tickets, event page, session display and everything during the booking process.

Is TryBooking secure?

TryBooking is very respectful of the privacy of all users on its site and PCI compliant. View our certificate of compliance. All pages are HTTPS secure, ensuring an encrypted website connection when navigating across the site. Any personal information that may be used by the TryBooking Site in order to carry out its necessary functions is stored on a secured server protected by firewalls and is hosted in Australia. The data itself is also encrypted to further reduce any risk that your information will be obtained and used by unauthorised access. We do not store your full credit card number, only the last four digits are kept and this is to show you which card you have used to make the booking. Given the increasing sophistication of computer hackers, there are no absolute guarantees that our systems will never be accessed without our consent, or that our systems are impenetrable. However, you can rest assured that we take all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information and the bookings you have made.

Can I use TryBooking to sell tickets to private events?

Absolutely! You can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.