Stop Ticket Scalping in Australia

Go in the Poll to say how much you would pay for a Ticket – click on "Worldwide Polls" on the left. Report ticket scalping yourself.

NSW Government To Introduce New Anti-Scalping Laws

Christoph Homann, Managing Director of Resale for Ticketmaster International has said “The NSW government’s proposed secondary ticket legislation will neither protect fans nor stop scamming.  Restrictions rarely stop consumer interest, … Continue reading


AFL Grand Final 2013

Above is an eBay listing at 17 September 2013 – save and zoom in The Australian Football League ( AFL ) website has information on the ticket allocation to the … Continue reading

18/09/2013 · 1 Comment

New South Australian legislation cracking down on ticket scalping proposed

South Australia’s independent Senator Nick Xenophon plans to introduce a Bill which will prohibit the resale of tickets for more than 10 per cent above their original purchase price, a … Continue reading


How to Report Ticket Scalping to the Police

If you go to the Queensland Police website and look at the page   “Report a Crime or Incident”   you will see a link to   “Online Auction Fraud“. To report … Continue reading

13/09/2013 · 1 Comment

How to Report Ticket Scalping to eBay

Find the item you want to report ( click on image ) Click on “Report Item” –  see the lower right corner of the image below.   Click on image … Continue reading


Report Ticket Scalping of One Direction Tickets to Nine Live

Nine Live is the Event Promoter for the Australian Tour of “One Direction.”  In Queensland, online ticket scalping, no matter where the Seller lives, for Event Tickets to performances at … Continue reading

13/09/2013 · 1 Comment

Enter the Polls to Have your Say

Please go in the Worldwide Polls on this Site to have your say about Ticket Scalping. Click on the link title “Worldwide Polls” on the left,  OR continue to read … Continue reading

13/09/2013 · 2 Comments

Stop “One Direction” Ticket Scalping

STSA just received an email with the following – I am writing to you about the ridiculous amount of money people are selling One Direction tickets for on Ebay and … Continue reading


Support laws in New South Wales against Ticket Scalping

NEWS, 17 JULY 2013 The Daily Telegraph has reported that: The O’Farrell government is close to finalising an aggressive new approach as the world’s biggest online ticket exchange, the Swiss-based … Continue reading

11/08/2013 · 4 Comments

Football Federation Australia – A-League All Stars v Manchester United

click to view or download and use zoom view   On 20 July 2013 a major sports event will be held at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney NSW, also known … Continue reading


2013 Major Events in New South Wales

The Major Events Act 2009 NSW states that a person must not sell or attempt to sell a ticket for admission to a major event venue or facility, at the … Continue reading


South Australia – ticket scalping

STSA recently received a question from someone via the Contact form – Who do I tell if I find someone trying to re-sell event tickets for a large profit? I’m … Continue reading

27/01/2013 · 3 Comments

Major Event Venues in New South Wales

The Major Events Act 2009 NSW states that a person must not sell or attempt to sell a ticket for admission to a major event venue or facility, except as … Continue reading

30/11/2012 · 6 Comments

Response from the ACCC

See  this Post with reference to the following Response. Thank you for your email of 3 November 2012 to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ticket selling. The ACCC … Continue reading

20/11/2012 · 1 Comment

Ticket Scalping – the State of the Union

A good article about ticket scalping in Australia can be read at the   Faster Louder  ( Australia’s online music community )  site. Danny Rogers, Director – Lunatic Entertainment, says: ……. … Continue reading


Email to ACCC – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

The Trade Practices Act 1974 (TPA) has been re-named the Competition and Consumer Act 2010, and contains the ACL, Australian Consumer Law which is set out in Schedule 2 of … Continue reading

03/11/2012 · 1 Comment

Email to RCA Records

Email sent on 30 October 2012 Hello, eBay is allowing ticket scalpers to try to re-sell tickets to the Pink shows in Australia way above their purchase prices.  Many … Continue reading


Letter to Live Nation about ticket scalping – PINK shows

STSA wrote and sent the following email to Live Nation, the promoters of the PINK shows.  Their response will be added here, for information. 27 October 2012 Dear Live Nation … Continue reading

28/10/2012 · 11 Comments

Sign the Petition to help stop ticket scalping in Australia

There is currently no anti-scalping legislation Australia wide.  Some State legislation provides some protection – see the page on Legislation and Reports. You can help Lobby by signing this online … Continue reading

27/10/2012 · 4 Comments

Response from the Department of Commerce

This post refers to legislation outlined in the Law Part One post. Earlier this year, Stop Ticket Scalping Australia wrote the following to the Western Australian Department of Commerce. Hi … Continue reading

25/10/2012 · 1 Comment

Why are Radiohead Tickets still being scalped on eBay?

The Ticket Vendor for the Radiohead concerts around Australia is Ticketek.  It has the following to say about tickets appearing on eBay for up to $600 each, minutes after the … Continue reading

30/07/2012 · 1 Comment
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