Terms and Conditions  −  History Alive: A Journey Through Time 2019


Tickets issued by the History Alive: a Journey through Time Committee (‘The Committee’) are subject to the following conditions:

No refund or exchange will be given on any ticket except in accordance with The Committee’s Code of Practice and/or where expressly stated on the ticket.

Tickets purchased may not, without the prior written consent of The Committee be resold, packaged or used for advertising, promotion or other commercial purposes (including competitions or trade promotions) or to enhance the demand for other goods and services. If a ticket is sold or used in breach of these conditions, the bearer of the ticket may be denied admission, or other action taken, without guarantee of a refund. Entry may also be denied if tickets are not purchased from an authorised point of sale.

Opening hours are from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th, 2019.

The daily program for activities within the History Alive: a Journey through Time is provisional and subject to change as necessary without notice due to adverse weather conditions or other operational reasons. The right is reserved to cancel, withdraw, postpone, relocate or reschedule activities and there is no guarantee of viewing any or all scheduled activities.

Our costumed staff/volunteers/re-enactors may exhibit historical behaviours and prejudices.

Whilst at the event, visitors are responsible for the security of their own property. All bags may be subject to search and visitors are reminded to not leave bags or packages unattended at any time.

Images of the event taken with a camera, mobile phone or other wireless device cannot be used for any purpose other than for private and domestic purposes, without prior written consent of the Committee and payment of any imposed fee. Images cannot be sold, licensed, published or otherwise commercially exploited.

Making or distributing of broadcasts, commentary or news reports by any means in any format or media including any such commentary made by mobile phone or other wireless device is not permitted without prior consent of The Committee;

Any personal information (except postcodes or country of departure) communicated to The Committee by the purchaser is collected for the purposes of assisting with lost tickets. Further, The Committee may also use such personal information for direct marketing purposes in its promotion of the event, the Queensland Living History Federation or associated entities and related products. Where such use is made the purchaser will be given prior opportunity to ‘opt out’ of receiving further direct marketing material.


For the comfort and safety of visitors, staff and volunteers the following items are not permitted to be brought into the event:

Alcohol, animals (except service animals, such as disability assistance dogs & police dogs), any item that could be used as a weapon or a replica weapon, vehicles of any kind including bicycles, motor cycles, scooters, (except wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs & disability scooters), skateboards, and roller blades/skates. Fireworks, frisbees and helium balloons. Large flags, musical instruments (unless by prior consent), amplification equipment, unauthorised advertising material or flyers, laser pointers, distress signals, whistles or loud hailers, dangerous goods or any other item prohibited by legislation.

History Alive: a Journey through Time is a nonsmoking venue. Visitors are only permitted to smoke in designated areas within the grounds.

Adults must not leave dependent children unattended.


Visitors may experience some aspects of the event that are potentially hazardous including activities associated with close proximity of horses and other animals, vehicles, uneven and potentially slippery graveled surfaces and board walks.

Several of the encampments may have open fire pits, and we request that you take all care and responsibility when walking around encampments. Many areas of the event are exposed to direct sunlight and heat.

Visitors are required to take appropriate care of their hydration and sun protection. The Committee does not take responsibility for personal injury, loss or damage however caused, including any negligence (but not gross negligence), breach of duty, default or omission on the part of The Committee’s staff, volunteers, contractors or agents;

Appointed Officers of The Committee reserve the right, with reasonable cause, to refuse entry to any person or remove any person from the event without any entitlement to a refund and in compliance with the Tort of Trespass, Council regulations and State and Commonwealth statutes.


When is it held?
History Alive is held annually over the second weekend in June each year. This year, our living history event will be held in June on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, 2019.

What time does it start?
The gates open at 9:30am each day, with the program starting at 10:00am.

Where is it held?
History Alive is held at Rocklea Showgrounds – 1430 Ipswich Rd, Rocklea, Queensland, Australia.

Is parking available?
Yes! FREE Parking is available along Ipswich Road. Please be aware that there is NO on site parking.

I have a Australian Disability Parking Permit, where can I park?
If you are the holder of a current, valid Disability Parking Permit, you can park on site. Enter via Goburra Street, Rocklea. Please have your Permit displayed clearly so our traffic controllers can direct you through.

Can I bring my own weapon? Like a sword or replica gun?
Sorry, NO. Those items will have to be left at home.

What if I buy a weapon from one of the Market Stalls?
You will be issued with a temporary 'Event Weapons Permit' to carry your newly acquired Weapon around during History Alive.
If you don't have an 'Event Weapons Permit' to display if requested to do so by one of our Security Staff, you will have your weapon confiscated during the Event & returned to you as you leave History Alive.

Is food available?
Yes. There are food vendors on site, so you can have a fuss free day. We also have vendors selling other items, such as armour and weapons, pottery, jewellery and historical models.

Is eftpos available?
Eftpos is available to buy tickets at the gate and an ATM is available in the Central Buildings area.

Is there shade available?
Yes! There is plenty of undercover seating and tables around the Showgrounds including a Grandstand and near the Food Courts & Bar areas. However, there is no shade on the Main Oval, so please bring an umbrella or a hat and sunscreen.

Is there wheelchair access?
Yes, there are paved pathways & flat grassed areas.

What should I wear?
We suggest comfortable clothing and shoes. Also remember, even though it is winter the sun’s rays are still strong so don’t forget to wear sunscreen and a hat.

Do you honour companion cards?
Absolutely, just show them at the gate.

Can I smoke at History Alive?
Smoking is permitted within the DESIGNATED Smoking Areas ONLY at Historry Alive. Please observe the signs!

I have a question that you haven’t covered…
Feel free to contact us by email: info@historyalive.com.au

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