Volunteer MC & Stage Managers

Applications for the 2018 Festival are now closed.

Thank you to all who have applied – the response has been overwhelming!  Wayne will be in contact with you shortly to confirm participation.

For further information, please contact

Wayne on (03) 5229 3424 or  [email protected]

  • Become the ‘Face of the Festival’ and make a difference to the festival experience for performers & audiences.
  • Make new friends, and have fun!
  • See what it is like behind the scenes at a major music and cultural event.
  • Receive a free adult festival pass in return for approximately 12 hours of rostered work over the festival weekend.
  • Get a free T-shirt!

You are eligible to apply if:

  • You are aged 18 years at the time of the festival.
  • You are willing to work 3 – 4  shifts of between 2 and 6 hours each across the festival weekend.
  • You are able to, or have already organised your own accommodation.

To apply:

  • Please complete the whole application form below – (even if you volunteer for us regularly) as your contact information and availability may change from year to year.
  • This application is an expression of interest; we close applications when we reach just over our target number. Some applications may go on a waiting list.  If this is the case we will notify you. Please note your application may not necessarily guarantee a position.
  • We will prioritise applications from those who have maximum availability across the Festival weekend and show flexibility in what shifts they can work.
  • We will let you know by mid December by email or phone if your application has been successful.  You will receive your roster and other information via email by January 31.

Before you apply be sure to read our general ticketing terms & conditions, volunteer code of conduct and the MC & Stage Manager position descriptions.