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Conditions of Entry

Events at McLean Park stadium are governed by the following standards. These are enforced to ensure the safety, comfort and enjoyment of spectators and players.

Stadium hirers may impose additional conditions for individual events.

What can I bring to the stadium?

  • Sealed plastic bottles containing non-alcoholic beverages
  • Small amounts of food for personal consumption
  • Thermos flasks with hot beverages
  • Cameras and video recorders for non-commercial purposes
  • Radios, CD players etc may only be used with earphones

Stands

  • One soft-sided bag only per person is allowed in seated areas. This bag must fit under your seat

Grassed areas only

  • Chilly bins, picnic baskets, prams, pushchairs
  • Low beach-type chairs. No standard size chairs that may restrict viewing for other seated spectators

What am I not allowed to bring into the stadium?

All spectators and their possessions may be subject to searchers before entering the stadium. Searches may also be carried out during an event or when leaving the stadium. Prohibited items will be confiscated. These include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Alcohol
  • Illicit drugs
  • Glassware and cans
  • Unsealed bottles and containers
  • Sound amplifiers including loud hailers
  • Animals, with the exception of seeing eye dogs
  • Flares, fireworks, laser pointers except in the case of approved licensed operators
  • Knives, firearms and other items that could be used as dangerous weapons
  • Skateboards, roller blades, scooters and bicycles
  • Obscene, offensive or abusive signs or banners

Stadium Entry

Spectators may be refused entry or evicted if they:

  • Have no valid entry ticket or accreditation pass
  • Appear intoxicated or under the influence of drugs
  • Fail to comply with staff or security requests, including searches
  • Are in possession of prohibited items
  • Are verbally or physically abusive or behave in an offensive manner
  • Throw any missile
  • Have been previously evicted from the event or have been served with a trespass notice
  • Enter or attempt to enter inside the playing boundary fence before, during or after the event
  • Sit or stand in aisles or block emergency doors or emergency exits
  • Enter areas without appropriate accreditation, such as player, media, sponsor and operational zones

Failure to comply with any of the above may result in eviction from the venue and/or arrest and/or the issuing of a trespass notice

No Smoking

  • McLean Park is a Smokefree venue

General

  • For the safety and security of patrons, surveillance cameras are in use throughout the park
  • Patrons must not sit or stand in aisles, block entry doors or emergency exits
  • No pass-outs, unless the event operates to an agreed re-entry system with valid ticket
  • Umbrellas may not be raised in the grandstands
  • Patrons with umbrellas on the embankment may be asked to drop them if obstructing the view of others

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