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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

13 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

6.30pm- Welcome and welcome to Country

7.00pm - Wayne Gardner interview & movie

Friday 14 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

6.30pm- Alysha & Duffy

9.30pm- The Laing Bros

Saturday 15 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

11.00 am- The Times

6.30pm- Bern Carroll

9.30pm- Thunderstruck

Sunday 16 October 2022

Cowes Main Stage

6.30pm- 11.00pm 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.

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.

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.

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