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Major Sports Facilities Act 2001 – 11 November 2016

Major Sports Facilities Regulation 2014 – 1 January 2016

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A regulation may declare a facility that has the capacity to stage national or international sports, recreational or entertainment events, or special events, to be a major sports facility. On the making of the declaration, property in the facility vests in Stadiums Queensland. Note: The declaration may be made only with the agreement of the person who is the owner of the facility (and the approval of the government). For a list of the existing major sports facilities, refer to Schedule 1 of the Major Sports Facilities Regulation 2014.

  • Sections 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, Schedule 2; Regulation 3, Schedule 1

Each year Brisbane Stadium (Lang Park) may be used to host 24 major sport events. A ‘major sport event’ is defined to mean a national or international sport event that has a crowd size of more than 35,000.

  • Sections 30AL, 30AM, 30AN; Regulation 4

A person must not, within or outside Queensland, resell a ticket to a major sports facility event at a price greater than 10% above the original ticket price of the ticket. This rule does not apply to fundraising by a non-profit organisation.

  • Sections 30B, 30C

A person must not display an advertisement (or skywriting) in airspace, or on a building or other structure, that is within sight of a major sports facility during a restricted advertising period for the facility, unless the display is authorised by Stadiums Queensland.

  • Sections 30D, 30E, 30F, 30G
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