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The Ultimate Survival Guide to Spilt Milk Canberra

Spilt Milk is coming up fast! Find everything you need to know ahead of the day right here.

What to bring

You don’t need much to have a ripper time! Below are the few essentials you’ll need for event day:

Your ticket – Bring it on paper or save the environment and use your phone.
Your ID – You will need of the valid ID’s listed here for entry into Spilt Milk. Digital ID’s are still in trial in the ACT and are not valid for entry.
Debit or credit cards – Spilt Milk is 100% cashless! Bring your debit/credit/phone card for all bars and food and market stalls.
Sun protection – It’s gonna be HOT, bring a hat and use the free sunscreen inside!
BYO water bottle – We have tons of free water stations inside. Bottles must be empty and not made from glass or metal.

Leave at Home

Don’t miss out on the day by getting caught at the gate. Alcohol, pressurised gases, vapes and totem poles are a few items banned from Spilt Milk. Anything illegal? Yeah, leave that at home thanks. You can find the full list of banned items here.

BagS MUST BE 20cm x 30CM or smaller

Bags are A-OK but for security reasons, they must be smaller than 20cm x 30cm (around the same size as A4 paper) and restricted to one per person. Unfortunately, bags any larger won’t be allowed into the festival.


Don’t forget to download them to your phone for easy access on the day!


Want to keep the party going after Spilt Milk Canberra? Catch the official after parties at Fiction Club and Mr WolfFree buses will be running after the event to take you straight to party!

How to get there

You’re excited af for Spilt but do you actually know how you’re getting there? You can catch any Rapid 4 bus or the light rail straight to the city and walk or transfer onto the Spilt Milk shuttle from there! Don’t forget to bring some loose change, all public buses are $2.50 with your Spilt Milk ticket. There are also options to Uber in, get a lift, taxi, drive & park, walk or bike it. Find the best way to get you to the gates here.

Heads up: Do not stop your car on Commonwealth Avenue, ACT police will be monitoring the road and issuing on the spot fines.


We have a ton of steeze merch to cop at Spilt Milk 2019. You can order a couple of pieces prior for delivery or you pick up on the day! Check out the sick styles here.


Spilt is gonna be HAWT so make sure you keep on top of it and stay hydrated. You can BYO drink bottle (must be empty and can’t be glass or metal) and there are multiple drinking stations around the site.

Red Frogs

The Red Frogs crew consists of hard-working volunteers who look after our festival goers. You’ll find the crew members wandering around and at their stations where they can provide free water, red frogs, a place to chill out away from crowds and noise and help guide you to first aid if needed.

Recycling STATION

The Recycling Station is in full swing again this year! For every *uncrushed* empty can or cup you take to the recycling station, you’ll get $1 to spend at the bar. IMPORTANT: A maximum of 10 cans at a time can be taken to the Recycling station. Only uncrushed vessels will be accepted and the $1 bar vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash.

This year we’re teaming up with Clean Vibes on site to ensure we maximise our opportunities to recycle and minimise landfill.

How to get home

Getting home is easy as. There will be free buses from outside Spilt on Commonwealth Avenue to take you to the City Centre as well as Belconnen and Woden town Centres. You can also walk into the cityUber, taxi, or get picked upFind the best way home here.

Party safe

Spilt Milk is an amazing day full of music, food and good vibes and we want everyone to party as safe as possible. If you or mate exhibit any symptoms out of the ordinary, head to first aid to get help as soon as possible.  Spilt Milk has highly trained medical personnel who offer CONFIDENTIAL and JUDGEMENT FREE HELP.

Keep on top of it, learn how to party safe at Spilt Milk here.


Spilt Milk has a ZERO TOLERANCE policy when it comes to sexual harassment, physical assault, antisocial or violent behaviour, or any other forms of inappropriate behaviour. If you experience any negative behaviour at the event you can report it to the Good Vibes Hotline.⁠ If you text through to the hotline with your location and situation it’ll go straight to Spilt Milk HQ. From there, our staff or security will be able to respond and make a discreet intervention. ⁠

If you or someone close to you is in immediate danger, please seek the assistance from the closest security guard for the shortest response time. Quick responses save lives.

Lost property

Lost items will be held at the Info Booth throughout the day until the event ends. If you are are looking for lost property after the event, you can find it here.

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