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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?

Opening Night Show

Fri. Feb 7. 7:30pm

Doors Open: 6:30 PM

Approx. Finish: 10:00 PM


Matinee Show

Sat. Feb 8. 1:00pm

Doors Open: 12:00 noon

Approx. Finish: 3:30 PM


Live TV Final

Sat. Feb 8. 7:27pm

Doors Open: 6:00 PM

Seated by: 7:00 PM

Approx. Finish: 10:00 PM

Please note the show starts at 7:27 PM due to a 3 minute broadcast delay.

General Event Information

Please Note:

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

Venue Access

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?

Yes! 🍔🍴🍹

Getting To The Venue

For detailed information on getting to the venue, visit the official website of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. We've provided a summary below:

How To Get Here


The Gold Coast Airport is just 35 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

Gold Coast Airport


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.

Public Transport

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 Helensvale 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

Gold Coast Cabs

Services frequent GCCEC and its convenient location alongside Gold Coast Highway. If you would like to organise a taxi service when at GCCEC, ask at the reception desk or use the courtesy phone located in the foyer.

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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:

Parking Information

Broadcast Information

Will all of the shows be broadcast on SBS?

Only the Live TV Final will be broadcast live, Saturday 8 February on SBS. See below for times in your state:


8:30pm to 11:00pm AEDT


8:30pm to 11:00pm AEDT


7:30pm to 10:00pm AEST


8:00pm to 10:30pm ACDT


7:00pm to 9:30pm ACST


5:30pm to 8:00pm AWST