FAQ for Spectators

Kids in the Audience at QSECConveniently located in Caboolture, QSEC is only 45 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, 40 minutes from Maroochydore and only 2.6km from the Caboolture Railway Station. With its historical, cultural and entertainment attractions and direct link with the D’Aguilar and Bruce Highways, our unique location is a drawcard for competitors, delegates and visitors alike. Whether you're attending an equestrian event or clinic, a music festival or another event at QSEC, we hope you enjoy our beautiful venue.

Please ensure you have read our Terms and Conditions of Entry  [PDF 115KB]

Q: Does QSEC have access for wheelchairs?
QSEC has been developed to ensure that people with a disability are able to access and enjoy our facility. Spectators can access the Main Arena from a drop off area with ramp access. We have reserved wheelchair seating areas in the Main Arena and a lift is available to access the upper level. The toilets for people with disabilities are located on each side of the Main Arena. 

Q: Can I bring food to events at QSEC?
A: You can bring limited outside snacks and sealed water bottles to QSEC. The following will NOT be permitted: metal (cutlery etc.); alcohol; thermos flasks; hot food/drink; large coolers/eskies/picnic baskets; or any form of glass (bottles, containers etc). Some events may have other restrictions so if you are at all unsure, please call us on (07) 5433 3222.

Q: Can I bring my dog?
Please check with the event organiser as each event has different rules.  If dogs are allowed, they must be kept on a leash (no longer than 1 metre in length) at all times and are not permitted inside the Main Arena or near equestrian competition spaces. Any stray dogs will be reported to the Moreton Bay Regional Council pound and their removal from the premises will be arranged immediately. All dog waste is to be removed by the owner or person in control of the dog.

Q: Can I smoke at QSEC?
QSEC is a non-smoking venue including the stables, amenities blocks and the Main Arena. In accordance with Queensland Government policy, smoking is permitted only in the Designated Outdoor Smoking Areas. Anyone caught smoking outside of a designated area may be subject to spot fines.

Q: Is there any accommodation close by to QSEC?
A:  There are a number of accommodation providers in close proximity to QSEC. Vist the Moreton Bay Regional Council website to find accommodation in Caboolture and the wider Moreton Bay region.

Q: Are there public transport links to QSEC?
The Caboolture Train station is approximately 2.6 km from QSEC. Some events will arrange connecting shuttle buses. Check the events calendar for more information.

Q: What sort of things should I leave at home?
To ensure the safety and comfort of all competitors, entertainers and visitors to QSEC, the following items are not permitted:

  • Any glass items - QSEC is a strictly no glass venue
  • Any item that may be used as a weapon
  • Laser pointers
  • Loud hailers or whistles
  • Helium balloons
  • Unauthorised advertising materials including flyers or materials of a political nature
  • Musical instruments

Occasionallly events organisers may have other requests regarding items not permitted at particular events. These requests will be communicated on the event listing, in event advertising and/or on additional signage at QSEC on the day.

Moreton Bay Regional Council A Moreton Bay Regional Council initiative Other MBRC websites