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2019 applications now open

Expression of Interest for the 2019 Sydney Royal Easter Show are now open!

If you're looking for the experience of a lifetime and to be part of the largest annual event in the Southern Hemisphere, then express your interest today! To assist your planning, the Show will run from Friday, 12 April to Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

What do I do next?

Interested in joining us in 2019? Please register your interest. We will then contact you when applications for the 2019 Show open in November 2018.

Note: Minimum age requirement to volunteer at the Sydney Royal Easter Show is 16 years of age.

Why volunteer?

Being an integral part of the Sydney Royal Easter Show will not only provide you with an amazing experience but give you the opportunity to make life-long friends and develop new skills. Whether you are here to simply give back to the community or to enjoy the Show in a different way, we will provide you with a rewarding and memorable experience. All our Show volunteers receive:

  • 12-day access to the Show

  • Free Transportation (conditions apply)

  • An official Show Volunteer uniform

  • Meal voucher for each shift worked

  • Exclusive access to the Volunteer's Green Room

  • Job specific coaching/training

What can I do?

  • Bring a 'can-do' attitude, a welcoming smile and a willingness to help wherever needed.

  • Assist us across a variety of roles and venues including General Ushers, Show Information, Children's Activities.

  • Complete a minimum of 6 shifts over the 12 days of the Show, with at least 4 shifts across busy days (i.e. weekends/Public Holidays).

  • Have a valid Volunteer Working With Children Check number.

Please note: Volunteering at the Show requires a level of fitness as walking and standing are involved in all of our roles. As the Show is an agricultural based event, you may be in the presence of, or in close proximity to, all types of food produce, plants and animals including, but not limited to, flowers, peanuts, hay, straw, livestock, horses, poultry or domestic animals.

Working With Children Checks (WWCC)

If you are eighteen years or older, in order to volunteer at the 2019 Show, it is a legal requirement that you possess a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). The WWCC is free for Volunteers and is valid for five years.

Apply for your WWCC so that it's ready for your 2019 application! You can apply for your WWCC online.  

Note: If you are under eighteen for the 2019 Show, you are not required to provide a WWCC.


Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Volunteers Team on
02 9704 1297 or email us at