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    A World First COVID-safe Festival Format

    In a world first, Good Day Sunshine will bring you the first Covid-safe festival format; The Turntable

    Usually reserved for MASSIVE international stadium artists, our new “in-the-round" format will see the event site split into 4 equal areas, each named after a famous surf spot in the south west… Cobblestones, The Point, Windmills and Injidup,  with a revolving stage in the centre, aptly named The Turntable.

    Each area will operate as an individual venue, hosting its own entry, exit & amenities resulting in shorter wait times for bars, food & loos, limiting audience interaction while maximising the music festival experience. Get ready to be a part of history! Western Australia is leading the world in covid-safe easing of restrictions, and while the rest of the world (and even parts of Australia) are still in lock-down and only enjoying “live" music experiences through their computer screens or car windscreens, we're pleased to present a music festival designed to take place within Phase 4 restrictions.

    General Information

    GETTING THERE

    Driving?

    Busselton is around 2.5 hours south of Perth, depending on where in Perth you're driving from! Signal park is open for free parking and is a relaxed 600m walk east down Marine Terrace.

    Getting a Bus?

    Head to the ticketing page on our website to book your bus ticket. We have buses departing from Margaret River, 3 Oceans Wine Company and Dunsborough.

    Taxi?

    There is a taxi rank located on Foreshore Parade, Northern side of the road near the basketball court and skate park.

    Riding a bike?

    We will have bike lockup points at each entry. 

    STILL NEED A TICKET?

    A handful of tickets will be released this Thursday 8th of October at 8am. Make sure you subscribe to our mailing list to get a notification!

    Hot Tips before you buy your ticket

    • Be sure to check in with your friends and choose the same area.
    • Coming by Bus? We recommend choosing Injidup or Cobblestones.
    • Coming by foot or car? We recommend choosing The Point or Windmills

    Note: Our ACROD area is in Windmills.

    Food: All areas will have a vegan, gluten free and celiac food option. If you have a dietary requirement we may not have heard of, feel free to message us using the contact form below. 

    Any other questions? Please see the FAQ's below, should you have further questions please use the contact form below. 

    COVID-SAFE PRACTICES

    I’m feeling sick, what should I do?
    Stay at home! Current health advice suggests that if you’re showing any Covid-19 symptoms that you should be tested and isolate until you receive your results. If that means missing the show, you can email us your Covid-19 test results (or doctors’ certificate) and we’ll refund your ticket.
    What else are we doing to keep you safe?
    • We have employed a COVID safe team who will be in each venue helping everyone if you have any questions. This team will be here to remind you to keep your distance, create your groove circle and supply you with as much hand sanitiser you need. If you have any questions feel free to reach out the events@macromusic.com.au
    • This show has a reserved GA area map when you purchase your tickets. We have allowed 2sqm per person and room for lanes. We'd love for you to have a dance, but please do it in front of your seat or on your (reasonably sized) picnic blanket.
    What about travel restrictions for interstate artists & ticket holders?
    All interstate artists are aware there may be a need to quarantine or self-isolate for 14 days if required.
    Got More questions?
    We are sure you have plenty of questions still and we are striving to get these to you as soon as possible. In the meantime please submit questions to events@macromusic.com.au and we will endeavour to respond or add your questions to FAQ’s.

    At The Festival

    COVID conditions of Entry
    • PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE FESTIVAL IF FEELING UNWELL.
    • Special refund consideration’s will be made for people who are sick on the day of the festival and responsibly choose to stay at home. Please email enquiries to events@macromusic.com.au
    • You acknowledge that there is currently a respiratory illness outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus (“COVID- 19”).
    • By entering the Event, you warrant that:
      • You do not have, are not awaiting test results for or suspect that you have contracted COVID 19
      • You have not travelled overseas in the last 14 days
      • You do not have any of the following symptoms: - a cough – fever – shortness of breath – sore throat – sneezing and runny nose – muscle or joint pains – nausea, diarrhoea, or vomiting – temporary loss of small or taste – loss of appetite and fatigue – any other cold of flu-like symptoms associated or linked with COVID19
    • Every entrant to the festival may be required to scan a QR code supplied by the WA state government for contact tracing. The event producer does not hold this information.
    • We are doing everything in our power to host events during this COVID-19 pandemic. As such, we require ticket holders to respect any and all procedures relating to people's safety and advice from the WA State government and CHO.
    • This includes adhering to physical distancing, seating & dancing policies at the show.
    • For Good Day Sunshine 2021 there will be no dancefloor.
    • All tickets are sold for a specific area, and that area is General Admission - first in best dressed. We expect patrons to sit on small chairs and small blankets in groups no larger than the people you arrive with.
    • Please situate yourself no closer than 1.5m from your nearest neighbour.
    What can I bring?
    • Please bring a small blanket or low back / small leg chair to sit on.
    • Your tickets! Remembering these will certainly start your day off on the right track!
    • Your valid photo I.D is essential as this is a licensed, 18+ only event. Your Australian drivers’ licence or proof of age card, or your passport will do the trick.
    • Don’t forget your empty water bottle. For safety, no glass bottles allowed.
    • Shoes. You must be wearing them to enter the festival. We highly recommend you wear sensible, closed in shoes to protect your feet on the dancefloor and in crowded places. While we wouldn’t recommend sandals or thongs as your choice of footwear, we will still allow you entry. Definitely no steel caps.
    • We are encouraging everyone to bring picnic blankets and low-level beach chairs to set up. Take up your space and help us practice good personal distancing!
    • Of course, bring some cash or your card if you want to enjoy food, drink or score some sweet merchandise from the band.
    • Remember to check the weather and bring appropriate clothing. It tends to get quite cold in the South West once the sun goes down!
    • If you have prescribed medication that you require to take at the event, please bring your valid script with you and declare it to security and gate staff on entry.
    • There are no pass outs, so you’re allowed to bring a small bag. How small? Pretend you’re flying Jetstar to Bali and you only have carry-on luggage...
    What not to bring!
    • Bad energy! Leave it at home.
    • Professional camera and recording equipment or drones, tripods, monopods, selfy-sticks. By all means, bring your point and shoot cameras, but leave anything with a detachable lens at home.
    • Weapons or anything that may be deemed unsafe by our lovely security personnel.
    • Steel cap footwear will not be allowed entry into the festival site
    • Umbrellas. These are a safety hazard and block the view. Please bring a rain coat or poncho if in need of rain cover.
    • Food and drink; unfortunately we can’t let it in! If you have a legitimate severe allergy that is not catered for by our vendors, email us: events@macromusic.com.au by 3pm, Thursday prior to the event so that we can discuss your options.
    • Intoxicated people will not be allowed into the venue. If you are found with BYO alcohol at the event, you will be denied entry and/or removed from the premises.
    • For safety reasons, we cannot allow moshing, crowd surfing, or dangerous/violent dance moves.
    • People under the age of 18 will not be allowed entry. This includes your children, and babies.
    • No Animals: animals are not permitted unless certified service animals.
    • Drugs: if you are found supplying, consuming or in possession of illicit drugs you will be removed from the Event Site and will be referred to police.
    • Flammable liquids, perfumes, aerosol cans
    • Coolers and eskies
    • Skateboards, hoverboards, scooters, bicycles, quad-bikes, or any other personal motorised or non-motorised vehicles.
    • Unauthorised advertising and promotional material
    Food and Drink
    • It is a condition of the venue license that we cannot allow you to bring food and drink onto the site.
    • We have a sweet array of food vans which can cater for most dietary requirements.
    • You can view the food vans and their menus on the info page in the weeks leading up to the festival.
    • If you have a rare, legitimate condition that we’re not catering for, please feel free to email us; events@macromusic.com.au
    • We have free water on site so please feel free to bring an empty vessel to fill up at your leisure! No glass bottles allowed.
    • You can find the free water point on the site map at www.gooddaysunshinefest.com
    • We have a fully licensed bar which will be selling a selection of beer, wine, cider, spirits, softies & water. If you’re going to have a drink, why not make use of the buses!
    Accessibility
    • This festival is entirely accessible. There is an ACROD stage in the General Admission East section. All areas will have access to accessible toilets. If you would like access to the ACROD stage please purchase tickets to General Admission East. Companion Cards excepted. Please reach out to events@macromusic.com.au with any questions about Accessibility and how to obtain a companion card ticket.
    Photography at the Event
    • Professional photography equipment (eg telephoto lenses; any detachable lens) is not permitted without Promoter-issued media accreditation. Event staff will determine at their discretion whether equipment is considered to be professional photography equipment. Photos of artists and/or the Event are permitted only on the basis that:
      • Images are only used for private and personal use;
      • images cannot be made available for sale and/or public display.
    • Recording or filming the Event is strictly prohibited. The Promoter reserves the right to confiscate and/or delete any footage, recordings and/or photos created by unauthorised or prohibited recording, filming or photography.
    Waste & Recycling
    • You’ll notice paired bins that are clearly marked around the site.
    • RECYCLING: please only place recyclable materials in these bins (cans, water cartons, water bottles, cardboard). It’s a real bugger if they’re contaminated.
    • WASTE: you can place things like food, perishables, and any non-recyclable materials in these bins. BIOPAK: We serve our drinks in compostable biopak cups. These can be thrown into the General Waste bins. They are made of plant cellulose and will break down overtime without leaving harmful plastics behind.
    • We’re employing WASTE MARSHALLS to help reduce the waste at this show & we thank you for your contribution.
    Lost & Found
    • Lost and found can be located at the Box Office next to the entry gates. Once the festival has ended all lost property will be taken from the site and delivered to The River hotel in Margaret River.
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