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Listen Out 2023 Event FAQs

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What is the event?

Listen Out is an over-18’s outdoor music event held at Brazilian Fields & Loch Ave South in Centennial Park. The event will take place on Saturday 30 September 2023 from 12.00 pm to 10.00 pm with up to 30,000 patrons expected to attend.

Where can I find more information about the event and how to attend?

For information about the event, how to buy tickets and how to get there, please visit the event website here.

Which areas of Centennial Parklands are impacted by this event and when?

Listen Out is a large event held on Brazilian Fields & Loch Ave South in Centennial Park. The event site will be temporarily fenced off to the public for safety reasons from Thursday 21 September and will return to open space by COB Wednesday 4 October.

I am not attending the event, will I still be able to access Centennial Parklands on the event day/s?

Yes, you will still be able to access the Parklands on the event day; however, some areas may have traffic and access restrictions.

What will the traffic and access impacts be?

Due to the scale of this event, traffic congestion and delays are expected in and around Centennial Parklands on the day of the event. We recommend you plan your trip and use public transport. Plan it here.

To facilitate easier patron access, the following traffic changes will occur in the vicinity:

  • Paddington Gates and Jervois Gates - closed to vehicles all day on Saturday 30 September
  • Govett Street Entry Gate & Robertson Road Exit Gate - closed from 12.00 pm on Saturday 30 September
  • Jervois Gates pedestrian access - closed from 6pm on Saturday 30 September.

Will Centennial Parklands Dining be open as usual?

CP Homestead will be open until 12 noon only.

Will the Spruce Goose Diner be open as usual?


Will the Green House be open as usual?


Will the Centennial Park Cycle Hire still be operating?

Centennial Park Cycle Hire will be open until 11am only.

Will Ian Potter Children's WILD PLAY be open as usual?


Will there be any sound impacts related to this event?

Yes, there will be sound impacts relating to this music event.

The event hotline will operate during the sound checks and rehearsals from 3.00pm to 5.00pm on Friday 29 September, and from 11.00am to 10.30pm on Saturday 30 September.

The hotline phone number is (02) 9339 6616.

We are committed to complying with all legislation and guidelines covering amplified sound levels at outdoor events. The Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust Noise Management Plan is available on our website.

How can I find out more information on scheduled events in Centennial Parklands?

While we inform all immediate neighbors of events that may require traffic changes by letterbox drop, we also provide information via our website, eNewsletters, Facebook, Twitter, What’s On brochure, local publications, and/or (at times) via letterbox drop. To receive up-to-date information about events and operational changes, you can sign up for our eNewsletters here or join our online community via Facebook and Twitter.

What other events are scheduled to take place in Centennial Parklands?

Visit our What’s On web page to see what other events are happening in Centennial Parklands.

How do I find out about holding an event in Centennial Parklands?

Centennial Parklands has a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events. Please visit our venue hire web page to learn more.