Australia You Decide – When and How to make your Vote count

18 February 2022

Here’s your chance to help choose who will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2022.

Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022, to be broadcast live on SBS and SBS On Demand on Saturday 26 February, will see 11 amazing acts perform for the chance to represent the nation in Turin, Italy, in May, with the winner chosen by a jury and public votes. 

The 2022 contenders are pop newcomer Charley, the fabulous Seann Miley Moore, Perth’s metal quintet Voyager, singer-songwriter Jude York, avant-garde performance artist Sheldon Riley, six-piece girl group  G-NAT!ON, charismatic pop star Andrew Lambrou, powerhouse entertainer PAULINI, multi-media artist Jaguar Jonze, duet partners Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie, plus TIkTok competition winner, singer-songwriter, Erica Padilla 

Along with these fantastic 11 groups/artists, Eurovision – Australia Decides will include performances from special guests including Norway’s KEiiNO and our 2021 Eurovision star, Montaigne. 

When to vote

Voting will commence at 22:00 (10pm) AEDT on Friday 25 February 2022 and remain open until 21:45 (9:45pm) AEDT on Saturday 26 February 2022.

How to watch the performances

When voting opens, you’ll be able to catch a sneak peak of each performance right here!, along with clear details of each artist’s corresponding song number. 

You can also watch the live TV broadcast on SBS and streamed at SBS On Demand on Saturday 26 February from 8.30pm (AEDT). See here for broadcast times across Australia. Follow the in-program directions to vote.

How to vote

  • Voting is by SMS only
  • Note the song number of your preferred act/s
  • Vote by texting your favourite song # to 0421 261 966 (Standard text message rates apply.)
  • Remember, the voting service will be available from 22:00 AEDT on Friday 25 February 2022 until 21:45 AEDT on Saturday 26 February 2022. However, as outlined in the T&C, the closing times of the voting period may vary; watch the Program on SBS for up to date voting times and details.

How many times can I vote?

The maximum number of votes is 10 SMS votes per person.  

Read the full Voting Terms & Conditions here.


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Keep an eye on the Eurovision Song Contest page for the latest news.