Event information - Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Event Information

Contact Information

Registered company / business name

Australian Sheep Breeders Association

Trading company / business name

Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Business address

1/6 Merino Court, East Bendigo, Vic. 3550

ABN

20314755287

Event organiser name and title

Margot Falconer

CEO & Event Manager

Event organiser phone number

0419 581 121

Event organiser email

ceo@sheepshow.com

Liquor license type, number and capacity

Our alcohol contractor (Lincoln Francis-Wright) applies for a Liqour Licence, that covers on site bar lunch and dinner events.

Event Details

Event name

Australian Sheep and Wool Show

Event location

Prince of Wales Showgrounds, 42-47 Holmes Road, Bendigo

Date (s) of event

Friday 15 July, 2022

Saturday 16 July, 2022

Sunday 17 July, 2022

Duration of the event

9am - 5pm Friday and Saturday

9am - 4pm Sunday

Event description

The Australian Sheep and Wool Show is the largest show of its type in the world where each year up to 3000 sheep from across Australia with 30 plus breeds compete in the show ring. Added to that are up to 400 trade sites covering everything from the finest woollen clothing to large machinery. Shearing and Dog trial competitions are also part of the event as is a Festival of Lamb marquee showcasing how to cut up a carcass and cook food.

Timing of key event activities

Please refer to Progam

Serving of alcohol

Yes

Website

www.sheepshow.com

Attendance

Total expected attendees

22,500

Expected peak attendees

7,500 per day

Attendee demographic

Farmers, families, retirees, school-age children, university students

Venue Details

Venue name

Prince of Wales Showgrounds

Venue contact

Ian Furze, EO

Venue site map

attached

Venue site size (in square meters)

180,000m2

Maximum venue capacity:

45,000 patrons at 1 per 4m2 or 90,000 at 1 per 2m2

Break down of room / area (in square meters) and capacity:

AUSTRALIAN SHEEP AND WOOL SHOW 2021 - VENUE SIZES

Bendigo Exhibition Centre - 5705m2

Regional Events Complex - 6000m2

Noble Pavilion - 1350m2

Osborne Pavilion 810m2

Conference (Shearing) 270m2

Dining - 265m2

Shed #1 162m2

Shed #2 162 m2

Shed #3 369m2

Shed #4 158m2

Shed #5 218m2

Shed #6 238m2

Shed #8 - Goats - 232m2

Shed #16 180 m2

Cattle pavilion 400m2

Merino Marquee 1600m2

The Oval Marquee 675m2

Technology marquee 420m2

Festival of Lamb marquee 375m2 - located on an area of 13000m2

Country Living and Lifestyle marquee 420 m2

Women of Wool dining area - 435m2

Event / venue staff key roles and responsibilities

Management team, Executive team, Event site managers, OH & S team, Security, Catering, Set up and Pack down, Event Manager, First Aid team, Administration staff, ticketing manager and team, Cleaning and Waste manager and team, volunteer base, Car Parking officials.

Number of entry / exit points

Exhibitors enter though two gates, Sheep exhibitors through 1 gate and visitors have 3 entry and exit gates.

Main Gate - Site Exhibitors, Visitors and General Public

Gate 1 - Site Exhibitors, Visitors and General Public

Gate 2 - entry and exit of shearing sheep

Gate 3 - Entry and exit of sheep only

Health and Safety

General Governance

Timing

Plans / actions

Responsible

During The Event

The ASWS is committed to ensuring positive community health and wellbeing, whilst conducting the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in our outdoor display space and indoor pavilions. The event will be updated in line with requirements by DHS as needed.

  • Masks are encouraged but not compulsory
  • Vaccination is not a requirement to attend this event
  • Social Distancing is encouraged and will be supported by our organisation
  • Hand Sanitiser will be available throughout the venue.

CEO & Event Manager

 

Weather

Timing

Plans / actions

Responsible

Before

Weather forecast is taken into consideration with potential for rain and impact on car parking and exhibitor site and patron safety. PA announcements to exhibitors to secure sites. Communication with traffic management and car parking contractors.

Event Manager

Safety Manager

During

Weather forecast is taken into consideration with potential for rain and impact on car parking and exhibitor site and patron safety. PA announcements to

exhibitors to secure sites. Communication with traffic management and car parking contractors.

Event Manager

Safety Manager

Service of Alcohol

Timing

Plans / actions

Responsible

Before

No serving of alcohol before start of event.

Event Manager

During

Limited serving of alcohol unless for pre-arranged invite only functions.

Limited serving of alcohol in one location on-site, which is called the Sheep Club and managed by a licenced Bendigo Café operator. Alcohol sales are limited to only during hours of event public opening times.

Event Manager

Sub-Contractor

Safety Officer


Cleaning and Hygiene

Regular and Thorough Cleaning and Disinfection

Timing

Plans / actions

Responsible

Before

Thorough clean of pavilions, door handles and toilet facilities provided by contracted commercial cleaners using handwashing, hand sanitisation and disinfection provisions.

Event Manager Waste Manager Cleaner Contractors

During

Regular clean of pavilions, door handles and toilet facilities in line with cleaning plan, provided by contracted commercial cleaners using handwashing, hand sanitisation and disinfection provisions.

Event Manager Waste Manager Cleaner Contractors

After

Thorough clean of pavilions, door handles and toilet facilities provided by contracted commercial cleaners using handwashing, hand sanitisation and disinfection provisions.

Event Manager Waste Manager Cleaner Contractors


Events

Tickets

Children under 14 years are FREE

Tour groups of 20 or more - $15.00 per head (Not available online. Group ticketing can be purchased via email to ceo@sheepshow.com or on arrival at the entry gate.)

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