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Indicative draft order: Post Trade Period

The NAB AFL Trade Period has finished, but draft picks can be traded right up until and during the NAB AFL Draft on November 22.

5:53pm  Oct 18, 2018

Sam Collins joins the SUNS

The Gold Coast SUNS have signed their final mature age state-league player as part of the Special Assistance provided by the AFL Commission.

11:00am  Oct 16, 2018

Jack Hombsch joins the GC SUNS

The Gold Coast SUNS have secured Jack Hombsch from the Port Adelaide Football Club.

3:11pm  Oct 17, 2018

George Horlin-Smith joins the SUNS

The Gold Coast SUNS have secured George Horlin-Smith from the Geelong Football Club.

10:59am  Oct 16, 2018

George forging next chapter

George Horlin-Smith could have been a Test cricketer.

11:51am  Oct 18, 2018



Do I have to stay all night?

Guests do not have to sleep the night at Metricon Stadium. We understand that some guests are unable to do so and are more than welcome to leave at any time they wish.

How can I learn more about the three charities the Sleepout event will be supporting?

YHES House

Gold Coast Project for Youth Homelessness

Gold Coast Youth Service


Can I bring my own sleeping equipment?

Yes, guests are more than welcome to bring their own sleeping equipment. Some cardboard sheets will be available, however it is encouraged for guests to bring their own matting, sleeping bag (blankets) and pillow.

Please note that sleeping equipment must be at a size that permits the guest to carry the item into the stadium, items such as caravans, campers and tents will not be allowed on the night.  All items being brought into the stadium will also be checked by security upon entry.


Are there any age restrictions?

Guests of any age can attend our Sleepout event however children under the age of 17 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Will there be car parking available at Metricon Stadium?

There are a number of car parks available behind the Carrara Indoor Sports Centre (next to Metricon Stadium).


Can I bring my own food and drink into the stadium?

Food outlets at Metricon Stadium will be available throughout the night however guests are allowed to bring their own food and drink (non-alcoholic) into the stadium.


Will alcohol be available on the night?

No, the Gold Coast SUNS Sleepout is a strictly dry event. No alcohol will be available for purchase and bags will be checked upon entry.


What if it rains during the night?

The Sleepout event will go ahead regardless of poor weather conditions. Contingency plans will be put in in place to ensure our guests are safe and stay dry throughout the night. 

Proceeds raised support the following charities