UPDATE: The competition has ended.
Congratulations to A. Sullivan, from Queensland, who has won the ultimate trip to Queensland's Gold Coast, with thanks to 'Eurovision - Australia Decides' production partner Blink TV and Village Roadshow Theme Parks.
We're only days away from deciding who will represent Australia at our national Eurovision Song Contest selection show, 'Eurovision - Australia Decides', but it won't just be our winning artist who's celebrating. In casting your vote for your favourite artist/s, you could win the ultimate trip to Queensland's Gold Coast, with thanks to 'Eurovision - Australia Decides' production partner Blink TV and Village Roadshow Theme Parks.
The final ten acts vying for their shot to represent Australia on the world’s biggest stage are: award-winning artist Kate Miller-Heidke, much-loved indie pop band Sheppard, pop-opera star Mark Vincent, modern electric-soul duo Electric Fields, legendary drag queen and reality television veteran Courtney Act, charismatic pop star Aydan, 16-year-old singer-songwriter Leea Nanos, rock music icon Ella Hooper, bona fide Aussie pop legend Tania Doko and The Voice winner Alfie Arcuri.
You can vote for your favourite artist via SMS on Saturday 9 February, and all votes will go into the draw to win a fantastic trip for four (4) people, to experience the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks and a three-night stay at the Sea World Resort.
The Winner will receive the following travel package to the Gold Coast for four (4) people:
- Return domestic flights from your nearest capital city to Brisbane or the Gold Coast (to the value of $2,000) for four (4) people
- 3 nights’ accommodation at Sea World Resort for four (4) people including breakfast daily (Valued at $915)
- Unlimited entry to Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast and Paradise Country during stay for four (4). (Valued at $516)
If the Winner is under 18 they must be accompanied by an adult/guardian.
Total Prize value is $3,431.00 (including GST).
During the Jury Preview Show on Friday 8 February, a Jury of industry experts will vote. During the Live TV Final on Saturday 9 February, the Australian public can vote for their favourite acts via SMS. The public vote makes up half of the overall vote and public voting will close at approximately 10:15pm AEDT. The winner that receives the most points overall will go on to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in May.
Read the full competition Terms and Conditions here.
In association with the Queensland Government via Tourism and Events Queensland and the City of Gold Coast, Eurovision – Australia Decides will be presented at the Gold Coast Convention Centre on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 February and tickets for the Jury Preview Show, Matinee Preview Show and Live TV Final are now on sale.
Be a part of history and see it live at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. To purchase tickets: https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/Show.aspx?sh=EUROVISI19
Eurovision – Australia Decides airs Saturday 9 February live on SBS (when voting will be open to the public).
Broadcast times across Australia:
NSW/VIC/TAS/ACT 8:30pm – 11:00pm AEDT
QLD 7:30pm – 10:00pm AEST
SA 8:00pm – 10:30pm ACDT
WA 5:30pm – 8:00pm AWST
NT 7:00pm – 9:30pm ACST
Watch the live stream on Saturday night at SBS On Demand: