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Terms and Conditions


Membership Terms and Conditions

Member Rate applies to members of QMusic, AIR, AAM, IMNZ, WAM, Music Victoria, Music NT, Music Tasmania, Music Australia, AMPAL, AIM, WIN, A2IM, CBAA, MMF NZ. 

N.B. Reciprocal membership of the above organisations entitles you to one (1) discounted registration per membership. 

The only membership categories that entitle you to more than one discounted delegate pass are:

  • QMusic Business / Organisation membership - maximum FOUR delegate passes
  • QMusic Band membership - maximum TWO delegate passes

You can obtain your QMusic Business / Organisation or Band memberships HERE

If you are a member of another music organisation not listed here please contact Roxy Noori on or +61 7 3257 0013 before proceeding with your conference registration.

Please note:

All prices are in Australian dollars and include GST. Terms and Conditions and our Refund Policy are below.

Media Passes will be available via application only. To be notified when applications open, contact

General Terms and Conditions

  • Your name, organisation and website details can be viewed online by other delegates. If permission is given at time of registration, your email address will also be visible 
  • To register as a member you must quote your membership number. If you do not know your member number please contact the participating organisation before registering
  • If you are not a current QMusic member and would like to join QMusic before registering please see HERE
  • Delegate passes are not transferrable
  • Lost or stolen BIGSOUND delegate passes will NOT be replaced. 
  • A new pass will need to be purchased at the full rate for continued access to BIGSOUND events, including showcases, parties and conference panels.
  • All BIGSOUND Music Festival shows in the evenings are 18+ events.
  • Inappropriate behaviour such as physical and verbal abuse, derogatory or discriminatory language or behaviour or any type of harassment, racism and sexism will not be tolerated at BIGSOUND. If you are banned from an official event venue because of inappropriate / disruptive behaviour, BIGSOUND reserves the right to revoke your delegate pass without a refund.
  • The Queensland Government has designated the Fortitude Valley Special Entertainment Precinct a 'Safe Night Precinct', in which all live music venues must scan IDs on entry after 10pm. BIGSOUND benefits from a suspension of this process, so that you may enjoy swift access to participating venues during the event. If you are banned from a BIGSOUND venue for any reason, BIGSOUND has a legal obligation to revoke your delegate pass and you will subsequently be banned from all other BIGSOUND venues during the event. This policy is in line with the Queensland Government 'Safe Night Precinct' regulation.

Delegate passes include:

  • Entry to all BIGSOUND conference sessions (subject to capacity restrictions)
  • Access to online delegate networking
  • Entry to all festival showcase events on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights (18+ venues / subject to capacity restrictions)
  • Access to BIGSOUND parties and after party
  • Conference show bag
  • Conference program

Delegate pass collection

You can collect your delegate pass from:

Ground Floor, Judith Wright Centre, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
  • Tuesday 4 September - times TBC
  • Wednesday 5 September - 9am to 6pm
  • Thursday 6 September - 10am to 5pm
  • Friday 7 September - 10am to 2pm

Note: proof of identification must be shown when collecting your pass.

Your conference pass will get you into all things BIGSOUND, including the music festival.

Venue: Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

BIGSOUND Refund Policy

  • Up to Friday, 10 August - Refunds of BIGSOUND registration may be permitted on a case by case basis. Delegates must notify the organisers in writing no later than 10 August 2018. If a refund is agreed to, a 10% admin charge will be deducted from the refund amount.
  • After Friday, 10 August - BIGSOUND registrations are not refundable.