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Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022

The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix will make its triumphant return to Phillip Island in 2022.

Well-known as a favourite amongst riders, the fast-flowing Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will once again set the stage for a thrilling weekend, as teams push their machines to the limit.

What’s happening off track and in Cowes

Phillip Island is the place to be after an action packed day at the MotoGP. Cowes will come alive with live bands and race highlights that you'll find on the superscreen and stage, plus extended outdoor licensed area at the bottom of Thompson Ave in Cowes.

Fuel up to see out the GP by stopping into one of the many local dining options, for a full list head to

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Cowes MotoGP Entertainment

Friday 14 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

6.00pm- Alysha & Duffy

9.00pm- The Laing Bros

Saturday 15 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

11.00 am- The Times

6.00pm- Chris Griffith

9.00pm- Thunderstruck

Sunday 16 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

6.00pm- 8.00pm Rehash

7.00pm – replay 2022 MotoGP race

Bass Coast Residents Free Community Day

Bass Coast Shire residents will once again receive free Island Pass (formally known a General Admission ticket) for Friday 14 October 2022. Present your proof of residency of the Gate 1 Ticket Office on Friday, 14 October 2022 to receive your complimentary Island Pass.


We are working with Australian Grand Prix Corporation in the lead up to the MotoGP. The ongoing wet weather has led the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to cancel some camping options for the event. Please visit our Camping on Private and Public Land webpage for information on camping regulations in Bass Coast.

Homecoming Ride

With Jack Miller and Remy Gardner.

Experience a once in a lifetime opportunity and ride alongside some of the world’s best riders in the lead-up to the Animoca Brands Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2022.

Join Remy Gardner and Jack Miller at San Remo on the afternoon of Wednesday 12th October as we celebrate their exciting return to the scenic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. This rare and exclusive experience is one not to miss. Ride on your bike over the San Remo bridge along the spectacular coastal roads and complete your journey with a lap around the picturesque circuit led by our Aussie riders.

Places are limited, so secure your spot today in the Jack Miller and Remy Gardner convoy by signing up below. Further details will be sent out following registration.

For more information

Barry Sheene Tribute Ride

8.00am leaves Bairnsdale to San Remo via Morwell

1.00pm arrives San Remo

1.30pm San Remo to Circuit

For more information, visit the MotoGP website.

Traffic Management/Blue Line Operation

The Blue Line will be in operation on Phillip Island Road between Back Beach Road and the Bass Highway merge on Sunday, 16 October 2022 (From 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm approximately).

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

For more information:

Shuttle Bus information: Timetables | Leading Bus Company in South Gippsland (

Road Closures

For up to date information on Road Closures, head to

Road Closures for 2022 Australian MotoGP Cowes Entertainment

Thursday 13, Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October: 3.30pm – 12.00am

Thompson Ave closed from Chapel St to The Esplanade.

The Esplanade closed from Warley Ave to Thompson Ave.

Saturday 15 October: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Thompson Ave closed from Chapel St to The Esplanade.

The Esplanade closed from Warley Ave to Bass Ave.

All closures are subject to change depending on crowd numbers and traffic conditions.

Aerial Display Times

The aerial display this year will be performed by The Red Bull aerobatic team from 1.25pm to 1.35pm (10 mins)

More information

For on track and traffic information, visit

Contact Council's Events Team on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2211 or email