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Melbourne Showgrounds update: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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The following information was updated on: 10:00am 27 March 2020

We are living in extraordinary and challenging times and the issue of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is evolving rapidly and our response will evolve with it. Melbourne Showgrounds will continue to monitor the situation and adhere to the advice provided by the Australian Government Department of Health. Please view up to date advice here. 

The necessary government actions and responses to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has impacted the Australian event, exhibition and venue industries, including those at Melbourne Showgrounds.

As a result, Melbourne Showgrounds has significantly reduced its event program and operations with no new events scheduled to take place in the foreseeable future.

The health and safety of everyone working at and attending Melbourne Showgrounds events is our priority and robust health, safety and emergency management arrangements remain in place.

We will continue updating our website with relevant information. Any of the clients that have been impacted by the situation will be contacted by one of our team members to find appropriate solutions.

Information for patrons

If you have any questions or concerns about an upcoming Melbourne Showgrounds event, please contact the event organiser directly.

Information for event organisers

Our sales management team will be in touch with all customers who are holding events in the immediate future.

We will continue to keep you updated with key information. to continue to visit our website and follow our social media for further updates.

Sales Enquiries

Every event organiser knows that the venue is only part of the solution. At Melbourne Showgrounds, it’s not only the facilities that are first class, the friendly, professional and highly experienced management team are the best in the business.

Our sales team are available to assist you with any event and exhibition enquiries.

Telephone: +61 3 3 9281 7444


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