QSAC enjoys a close working relationship with the local residents and businesses of the area. To keep up to date with events happening at QSAC, visit our What's On page.

Metallica Concert



A Note from Lars, Kirk, Rob and James from Metallica,

'We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must postpone our upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand'...(Read full statement here)

All tickets purchased from the authorised ticketing agent for shows in Australia and New Zealand, including Enhanced Experiences and Black Tickets, will be fully refunded.

More details on how to obtain your refund are below.

AUS: https://www.livenation.com.au/artist/metallica-tickets

Parking Restrictions

The venue has developed a comprehensive transport and traffic management plan to ensure minimal disruption to local residents and businesses. The event has been designed to encourage all patrons to use public transport. On street parking within the Robertson / Macgregor Traffic Area will be restricted to 15 minutes between 12:00pm (midday) and 12:00am (midnight) on event day, except for those with parking permits.

Local Resident Parking Permits

Local residents who have a parking permit are exempt from the Robertson / Macgregor event day 15 minute parking limits. If you reside in the Robertson / Macgregor traffic area or a signed residential parking area, you will need to apply for a permit from Brisbane City Council. Each household will be issued with two resident permits on application. Additional or Visitor Permits are also available.

Permits do not allow residents to park in designated statutory restricted areas, such as:

  • clearway zones
  • loading zones
  • no stopping zones
  • bus zones
  • taxi zones

More information and the application form can be found at a Brisbane City Council Customer Service Centre, 07 3403 8888 or brisbane.qld.gov.au

Road Closures


Changed traffic conditions will be in place on the event day to ensure the safe and efficient flow of patrons arriving and departing the precinct.

Likely road closures will be in place around the venue during the event, as follows:

  • Access to Pickett Street, Omeo Street and Laver Street from Mains Road and access to Estoril Street and Grout Street from Kessels Road will be restricted to local traffic only from 12 noon to 12 midnight.
  • Median breaks on Mains Road at Pickett Street and Laver Street will be closed during this time.
  • The off ramp on Kessels Road (eastbound approaching Mains Road) will be closed from 6:00pm to 12:30am
  • Kessels Road will be closed from Mains Road to Troughton Road (including the underpass) between 8:30pm to 12:30am. Right turns will not be permitted for northbound traffic on Mains Road at Kessels Road. A detour will be in place via Troughton Road / McCullough Street / Logan Road.

Please Note: The above road closures may be subject to change. For up to date information, visit our this page closer to event and observe on street traffic signage on the day of the concert.

Sound Testing and Noise Control

Members from Brisbane City Council’s compliance section will be onsite to monitor noise levels, to ensure sound is maintained within approved levels. Please be advised that fireworks will be used during the show.

Event Hotline

For any enquiries on the event day (Tuesday 29 October), please call 07 3405 7511 from 8:00am to 11:00pm.

For any enquires ahead of the concert please get in touch:
E: info@qsac.com.auinfo@qsac.com.au
P: 07 3405 7511 during business hours

To remain up to date with all concert-related traffic and parking, please revisit this page closer to event, observe on street traffic signage on the day of the concert and follow QSAC on Facebook.

The QSAC team thanks you for your continued support of the venue. 


Regular Business Days

Residental Parking Permits


Residential parking permits allow residents to park unrestricted on the street in their area, with certain conditions.

Permit holders:

  • are exempt from the signed traffic area time limit when parking near their property

  • must clearly display their permit on the vehicle's windscreen or dashboard

  • are able to park in metered parking bays signed 'resident permit excepted' (free of charge with no time restriction)

  • may also park in other areas signed 'resident permit excepted' (with no time restriction)

Permits do not allow residents to park in designated statutory restricted areas, such as:

  • clearway zones

  • loading zones

  • no stopping zones

  • bus zones

  • taxi zones

If you live within the Robertson Macgregor Traffic Area, you can apply for a parking permit.