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Everything you need to know about the events Eurovision – Australia Decides
Notice – Seated and Standing Tickets
General Admission (GA) tickets are standing.
Notice of Filming and Photography
This event is being filmed for broadcast. By attending this event, you agree to be photographed, broadcast and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in news, promotional and/or marketing materials.
What time do the shows start?
Jury Preview Show
Fri. Feb 8. 7:30pm
Doors Open: 6:30 PM
Approximate Finish: 10:00 PM
Matinee Preview Show
Sat. Feb 9. 1:00pm
Doors Open: 12:00 noon
Approximate Finish: 3:30 PM
Live TV Final
Sat. Feb 9. 7:27pm
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Seated by: 7:00 PM
Approximate Finish: 10:00 PM
Please note the show starts at 7:27 PM due to a 3 minute broadcast delay.
General Event Information
Only small bags are allowed into the arena, no back packs or bags that need to be left on the floor. Security will ask you to check large bags and back packs into the cloaking area.
Please do not bring:
- Signage that requires more than one person to hold
- Signage that is on a pole/stick
- Signage that needs to be tied to something
- Balloons, inflatables, lights, neon, lasers
The event organisers reserve the right to remove signs, flags or persons that may interrupt the broadcast or the overall audience experience at their discretion
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre offers accessible seating to all events. Accessible seating requests can be made via email to Ticketek through their website or by calling the venue directly on 07 5504 4181 (Mon – Fri,9am – 5pm AEST)
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is located in Broadbeach on the corner of the Gold Coast Highway and T E Peters Drive (2684-2690 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, Queensland)
Can I get food and drinks at the venue?
The Gold Coast Airport is just 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre with regular flights from all capital cities and some Queensland regional centres. Regular bus and shuttle services are available from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach. For further information please visit the Gold Coast Airport website
When travelling southbound from Brisbane (78km) take the Broadbeach Motorway Exit and follow the directions to Broadbeach. Just after the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre turn left at the next set of lights. This will bring you out onto the Gold Coast Highway. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is situated on the corner of the next street, just after The Star Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is 900km north of Sydney and is accessible by either the Pacific Highway or the inland New England Highway.
Local bus, coach, taxi and limousine companies operate regular services to all major attractions, hotel and shopping centres. There is a bus stop directly in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. There are also taxi and limousine ranks at the main entrance.
You can also access the rail line to Brisbane via a bus from The Star Gold Coast.
G:Link Light Rail
The G:link Light Rail runs from Griffith University to Broadbeach, passing through Surfers Paradise and Southport. The services provides an easily accessible and affordable transport option and is located just metres from the Centre’s main entrance.
The service runs 7 days a week, every 10-15 min.
For more information on fares visit the Translink website
Gold Coast Cabs
The centre’s car park entrance is at the northern end of the building and is easily accessible from traffic lights and the main driveway. The main entrance is accessible from the roundabout off T E Peters Drive
Undercover car spaces are available for short-term parking. A $12 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for car parking at the centre. You cannot pre purchase parking tickets.
For more information, visit the official website of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre:
Will all of the shows be broadcast on SBS?
Only the Live TV Final will be broadcast live, Saturday 9 February on SBS. See below for times in your state: