A range of events are held at UQ campuses each year, including concerts, performances and movie nights. There are a number of outdoor spaces available at St Lucia that you can book for your next event, including:

  • the Forgan Smith Lawns
  • the Grassy Knoll
  • the UQ Art Museum lawn.

For a full list of available sites, view the map of outdoor locations (PDF, 2.8 MB). You can also book other venue spaces at UQ.

BBQ sites (PDF, 1.9 MB) operate on a first-in, first-served basis and cannot be booked in advance.

2. Before you apply

Before you apply, you'll need to consider insurance, risk management and safety.

Insurance and risk management

If you are a UQ staff member or student organising an event, the event will be covered by UQ’s insurance.

If you are not a UQ staff member or student, your event will not be covered by UQ's insurance and you will need to provide a copy of your own public liability insurance policy to the value of $20 million.

Both UQ and external event organisers need to:

Health, safety and wellness

Events held at UQ must comply with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Queensland) to ensure the health and safety of everyone. Be prepared to adapt to changes to gathering/movement restrictions or the impact of severe weather to ensure the safety of attendees.