For the first time broadcaster SBS is letting the Australian public help decide who our representative will be for Australia's participation in the Eurovision Song Contest. Shows will take place on the Gold Coast on the 8th and 9th of February 2019, with the Live TV Final broadcast exclusively on SBS on Saturday the 9th of February 2019. Myf Warhust and Joel Creasey, Australia’s commentators at the Eurovision Song Contest, will host the spectacle.

Read about the latest Eurovision news, buy tickets, check out who is performing, find out activities, things to do and where to stay on the Gold Coast.

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Be a part of the action, as Australia decides the artist and song for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv 2019, at the first ever Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2019. Tickets available for the Jury Preview Show, Matinee Preview Show and the Live TV Final. Prices range from $25-$70 for individuals. Family tickets available.

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Jury Preview Show

Individuals $40, Families $120

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Matinee Preview Show

Individuals $25, Families $75

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Live TV Final

Individuals $70, Families $210

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All Show Pass

Individuals $110

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SBS Eurovision Site

SBS Eurovision Site

SBS is the broadcaster of Eurovision – Australia Decides and the Eurovision Song Contest. Visit the SBS website for their latest news and articles.

sbs.com.au/eurovision

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About the Show

Eurovision – Australia Decides will take place on the Gold Coast in February 2019. There are three ticketed shows. Friday the 8th of February is the Jury Preview Show and Saturday the 9th is the Matinee Preview Show and Live TV Final.

Hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey

Hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey

Myf Warhust and Joel Creasey, Australia’s commentators at the Eurovision Song Contest, will host the spectacle.

Event Show Times

All three shows are held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Event Show Times listed are in local time for the Gold Coast, AEST

Doors Open: 6.30 pm. Show Starts: 7.30 pm. Approx. Finish: 10.00 pm.
Doors Open: 12 noon. Show Starts: 1.00 pm. Approx. Finish: 3.30 pm.
Doors Open: 6.30 pm. Show Starts: 7.30 pm. Approx. Finish: 10.00 pm.
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

The three shows will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Learn more about the venue here

Conveniently located in the heart of Broadbeach, just 500 metres from pristine white sand beaches, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is perfectly situated to bring you world-class events. www.gccec.com.au/location
Find out the nearest airport, public transport options, taxis and more. www.gccec.com.au/how-to-get-here
Undercover car spaces are available for short-term parking. A $12 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for car parking at the centre. www.gccec.com.au/parking

How to vote

It’s up to YOU to decide the song and artist who represented Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. Voting details to be shared soon.

SBS Broadcast Times

The Live TV Final will be broadcast live on SBS all around Australia at the same time. That means it will be shown at different times depending on what state you live in. Select your state below to see what time it will be broadcast where you are.

Live TV Final on SBS 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm on Saturday the 9th of February.
Live TV Final on SBS 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm on Saturday the 9th of February.
Live TV Final on SBS 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm on Saturday the 9th of February.
Live TV Final on SBS 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Saturday the 9th of February.

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Things to see & do

Looking for things to see and do while on the Gold Coast? You’ve come to the right place! Browse attractions, tours and restaurants below.

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From exhilarating rides and endless waterslides to natural wonderlands and close up wildlife encounters all here on the Gold Coast.

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No matter where in the world you might travel, there's nothing like having a friendly local to show you around the Gold Coast.

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Restaurants

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The Coast is a place where night bites, hatted restaurants, street-eats and breweries are all served with a side of alfresco.

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What is the Eurovision Song Contest?

In 2019, the 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel. You can learn about how Eurovision works, as well as the 64th edition in Tel Aviv at www.eurovision.tv

Eurovision - How It Works

Eurovision - How It Works

The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen through two Semi-Finals (14 and 16 May 2019) and a Grand Final (18 May 2019). Read more on the official Eurovision Song Contest Website

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Tel Aviv 2019

Tel Aviv 2019

The 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place at the Expo Tel Aviv in May 2019.

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Technology

The Eurovision Song Contest pushes live TV production to a new level. At Eurovision – Australia Decides – Gold Coast 2019, that is no exception.

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CuePilot

Learn about how CuePilot is used to control the vision switcher and cue the camera crew for perfecting rehearsals and live shows.

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