The below information is for the Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2019. Community Information for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020 will be updated when available. 

The Pramac Generac Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2019 will be held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on:

  • Friday 25 October 2019
  • Saturday 26 October 2019
  • Sunday 27 October 2019

To view the Community Information Flyer, please click here.

Tickets are currently on sale. Click here to find out more.

The track schedule has been released. Click here to view.

Please be aware that the MotoGP™ race will start at 3:00pm on Sunday 27 October (one hour earlier than previous years). This will affect the timings of vehicles departing Phillip Island and the Blue Line operations on that day.

Community Day

Bass Coast Shire residents will once again receive free AusGP Island Pass (formally known a General Admission ticket) for Friday 25 October 2019. Present your proof of residency of the Gate 1 Ticket Office on either Thursday 24 or Friday 25 October 2019 to receive your complimentary AusGP Island Pass.

Aerial display times

The aerial display this year will be The Roulettes - the Royal Australian Air Force's aerobatic display team. These planes fly as low as 80 metres but are quieter than the jets that have performed in previous years.

Once the times for the aerial display are confirmed they will be listed here or on the track schedule.

Road closures

Traffic restrictions will apply from Thursday afternoon until Sunday night:

  • Thompson Avenue from Chapel Street to The Esplanade
  • The Esplanade between Bass Avenue and Warley Avenue

Gap Road (south of Back Beach Road) will be closed to all traffic except Catch a Coach services from Friday 25 – Sunday 27 October 2019.

Gap Road (north of Back Beach Road) will be closed to all traffic except accredited vehicles for the event and where local access is required, from Friday 25 – Sunday 27 October 2019.

On Sunday 27 October 2019, Back Beach Road will operate one-way westbound from Beachcomber Avenue to the Circuit during the entry phase (approximately from 6:30am to 2:00pm). It will switch to operate one-way eastbound from the Circuit to Phillip Island Road during the exit phase (approximately from 2:00pm to 6:00pm). Changeover/removal of the one-way operation of Back Beach Road will be determined by the Police on site.

Please note that heavy fines and tow-aways will apply for cars and motorcycles parked illegally at the circuit, on Phillip Island Tourist Road and on other designated roads around Phillip Island.

Traffic management / Blue line

The Blue Line will be in operation on Phillip Island Road between Back Beach Road and the Bass Highway merge on Sunday 27 October 2019 (approximately from 3:00pm to 7:00pm).

The Blue line adds an additional lane of traffic for vehicles exiting Phillip Island by utilising the emergency lane.

Entertainment and Activities – Cowes

Phillip Island is the place to be for an action-packed MotoGP™ weekend. Cowes has an exciting program of activities and live entertainment, kicking off on Thursday 24 October 2019.

For a full list of the entertainment and activities in Cowes visit

For a full list of restaurants, cafes and bars visit


Bass Coast Shire Council

Contact BCSC on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 for information on:

  • General traffic and parking
  • General information
  • Vehicle permits
  • Camping regulations
  • Tow-away information
Visitor Information Centres

Visitor information centres are open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm for any queries about Phillip Island and what it has to offer.

Phillip Island – 1300 366 422
Newhaven: 895 Phillip Island Road
Cowes: 91-97 Thompson Avenue

Inverloch – 1300 762 433
16 A’Beckett Street

Australian Grand Prix Corporation

For general enquiries contact (03) 9258 7100 or email

For questions about ticketing, visit our ticketing page or call 1800 100 030.

For questions about accessibility, visit our accessibility information page or email

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