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Conditions of Entry

General Conditions of Entry

The International Convention Centre Sydney (‘Venue’) and ICC Sydney Management (‘ICC Sydney’) are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all patrons, staff and delegates.  These General Conditions of Entry are applicable to all visitors, delegates, patrons and staff attending the Venue and are subject to change without notice, based on specific event requirements in the sole discretion of ICC Sydney.

Entry into the Venue is subject to the following General Conditions of Entry:

  • the right of admission is reserved. In particular, ICC Sydney reserves the right to refuse entry to, or to remove from, the Venue any persons who are intoxicated or disorderly or whose conduct is unlawful or offensive or who are not entitled to attend the event. Any person who causes a disturbance or who refuses to comply with reasonable requests from ICC Sydney may be removed from the Venue
  • in accordance with the Smoke-Free Environment Act 2000 No.69, ICC Sydney is a smoke-free building. Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the Venue. any patron who refuses to comply, will be removed from the Venue
  • it is to be clearly noted that under the Civil Liabilities Act 2002 No 22, general admission crowds and general access may cause recreational risk. All patrons purchasing tickets or attending events within the Venue are asked to assess their own risk prior to entry
  • persons under the age of 12 must be under the direct supervision of an adult at all times. ICC Sydney reserves the right to refuse entry to, or to remove from, the Venue or to refer to the police any persons under the age of 12 who are without adult supervision
  • bags and other items may be subject to inspection and patrons may be searched. Any person who refuse inspections or searches may be denied entry to the Venue
  • ICC Sydney is a Licenced Premises and fully supports and practices the Responsible Service of Alcohol. Any person found inside the Venue to be intoxicated, violent, quarrelsome or disorderly will be removed and prevented from re-entering. Police will be notified of any person found supplying minors with alcohol and these persons will also be removed from the Venue
  • visitors, patrons and delegates are generally not permitted to bring external or commercial food or beverage products into the Venue. Decisions about whether such products will be permitted are at the discretion of ICC Sydney or based on specific event requirements.  Visitors will generally be advised to dispose of such items or will have the items confiscated prior to entering the Venue. This does not apply to food or beverages for persons with special dietary requirements, provided that such food or beverages are not packaged in prohibited containers
  • ICC Sydney will refuse entry to persons who are drug affected or carrying drugs
  • ICC Sydney will refuse entry to persons carrying or attempting to bring in alcohol and alcohol beverages, cans, glass and bottles (including PET bottles unless otherwise expressly stated) 
  • ICC Sydney will refuse entry to persons carrying or attempting to bring in weapons, laser pointers, fireworks, chains, glow sticks, skateboards, skates and scooters
  • ICC Sydney may refuse entry of backpacks and bags, other than ladies handbags or bags of similar size
  • ICC Sydney will refuse entry of drones and or other remote controlled devices
  • prams and strollers will be restricted from entering the seating bowl of the Venues theatres. Alternative areas to park or cloak prams and strollers will be provided on an event by event basis
  • any person wearing any 'Colours' or 'Insignia' signifying belonging to any of the Outlaw Motor Cycle Clubs (OLMC’s) or other group as designated by Police, is prohibited from entering, or being in the Venue. This includes coats, T shirts, scarfs, waistcoats, caps, patches etc that indicate a person belongs to any of such OLMC’s or groups
  • any person found interfering with the emergency equipment of the Venue, displaying or wearing any lewd or offensive clothing, throwing objects to endanger other patrons or staff, damaging seats or any other equipment or assets of the Venue will be removed and if deemed necessary, police may be requested to press charges
  • ICC Sydney may utilise audio and visual recording equipment to record the event. The image or likeness of visitors, patrons, delegates and workers may be captured and these images and recordings utilised by ICC Sydney in the future
  • ICC Sydney is monitored by a CCTV network, persons entering ICC Sydney acknowledgement of this.

Prohibited Items

ICC Sydney prohibits any patron from entering, or attempting to enter the Venue with:

  • professional cameras with detachable lenses or fixed lenses that extend more than 5cm from the body of the camera
  • any audio or video recording devices
  • umbrellas longer than 300mm (when in the closed position)
  • large iPads/tablets (over 8.5" measured diagonally)
  • horns, trumpets, sirens or Vuvuzela type of noise making devices
  • knives, Weapons, Laser Pointers, Texta type felt pens, scissors, chewing gum
  • studded belts and wristbands, wallet chains and similar such items are also strictly prohibited
  • backpacks and bags larger than a ladies’ handbag
  • alcohol, cans & glass bottles of any kind 
  • glow sticks and other such illuminating objects
  • selfie sticks
  • eskies, boxes and large flags / signs
  • for certain events, one sealed 600ml PET bottle of water per patron may be permitted entry. Under no circumstances will an unsealed PET bottle be permitted entry.

This list of Prohibited Items are subject to change without notice, based on specific event requirements in the sole opinion of ICC Sydney, or as requested by artists or performers from time to time.