Everything you need to know about how to vote for the artist you want to represent Australia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
Here’s your chance to help choose who will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020 – and you might win a luxury trip to the Gold Coast, too!
Eurovision – Australia Decides 2020, to be broadcast live on SBS and SBS On Demand on Saturday February 8, will see ten amazing Australian artists perform for the chance to represent the nation in Rotterdam in May, with the winner chosen by a jury and public votes.
Voting will be available via SMS.
When to vote
Voting lines open at 20:30 (8.30pm) AEDT on Friday 7 February, and will remain open throughout the live TV final, which will be broadcast live across Australia on SBS and at SBS On Demand on Saturday 8 February from 8.30pm (AEDT). The voting service will be available until 22:15 (10.15pm) AEDT on Saturday 8 February.
How to watch the performances
Live: Witness the performances live from the Gold Coast. Limited tickets are available from Ticketek.
Online: Head over to the SBS Eurovision homepage from 1:00am (AEDT) Saturday 8 February. You’ll find links to watch each of the 10 performances at the top of the page, and each performance will feature a song number.
On SBS and at SBS On Demand: Watch the live TV broadcast on SBS and streamed at SBS On Demand on Saturday 8 February from 8.30pm (AEDT). Follow the in-program directions to vote.
How to vote
– Note the song number of your preferred act/s
– Text the song number to 1999 2222
– Ensure that Premium SMS is enabled on your phone settings
– Voting costs $0.55 per vote
– By casting a valid vote for Eurovision – Australia Decides voters will automatically be entered into the “Eurovision – Australia Decides – Win a Luxury Vacay to QT Gold Coast!” competition
How many times can I vote?
The maximum number of votes is 20 per mobile phone provider.
Vote for your favourite Eurovision – Australia Decides artist and you might win an amazing luxury getaway to Queensland’s Gold Coast.
It won’t just be our winning artist who’s celebrating! By casting your vote for your favourite artist/s, you could win a luxury vacation on Queensland’s Gold Coast, with thanks to Eurovision – Australia Decides production partner Blink TV.
Simply vote for your favourite artist via SMS from 20:30 (8.30pm) AEDT on Friday 7 February through to 22:15 (10.15pm) AEDT on Saturday 8 February and all votes will go into the draw to win a Luxury Vacay to QT Gold Coast.
Your prize includes:
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– Two (2) return economy flights up to the value of $600AUD from the Winner’s nearest capital city to the Gold Coast.
Total Prize value is $2,260.00 (including GST)
Terms and conditions apply.