2023 Sponsor Family



Major Events Gold Coast (MEGC), a controlled entity of the City of Gold Coast, aims to develop a portfolio of events and festivals to attract people from near and far to the beautiful Gold Coast, whilst showcasing the city as the ultimate event and festival destination.

As one of four festivals proudly produced by MEGC, Groundwater Country Music Festival brings the country to the coast for three days of country fun! Other events produced by MEGC include Blues on BroadbeachSPRINGTIME and Cooly Rocks On. MEGC also collaborates with event organisers to support the delivery of a vibrant festival and event culture here on the Gold Coast.

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory body of the Queensland Government and the state’s lead marketing, tourism experience and destination development and major events agency. TEQ aims to build Queensland’s tourism and events industry to foster innovation, drive industry growth and boost visitor expenditure.

TEQ is a proud Strategic Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival.


P&O Cruises has been taking Aussies on amazing holidays for over 90 years. Discover the beautiful shores of the South Pacific, explore the best kept secrets closer to home or simply enjoy a Short Break to relax and unwind. Whether you’re looking for an island getaway, a foodie adventure or just a chance to sunbake on a fuss free holiday, P&O has the cruise for you.

With great entertainment and good times galore, P&O’s country music cruises keep the Groundwater Country Music Festival vibes going! P&O Cruises is a proud Support Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival 2023 and are excited to offer festival fans the chance to vote for their favourite artist again in this year’s P&O People’s Choice Award.

Gold Coast Airport is the gateway to Australia’s premier tourist destination, connecting South East Queensland and northern New South Wales to the rest of the country and beyond. With $500million of terminal upgrades either delivered or underway – including the newly opened International Terminal expansion – Gold Coast Airport strives to engage customers, connect communities and deliver exceptional experiences.

With music fans travelling from near and far to sing along to country tunes by the coastline, Gold Coast Airport is proud to be a Support Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival.


With sustainability at our core, we offer high end cleaning and waste management services to events throughout Australia and New Zealand. The Clean Vibes crew love what we do (seriously, we have ‘bin juice’ in our DNA!) and are proud Community Partners of Major Events Gold Coast.

We look forward to delivering highly professional services at each of the four events across 2023 to ensure festival goers have an enjoyable and comfortable experience, whilst considering the environment at every step. Be sure to say hello or to ask our friendly team for assistance at the festival!

EVENTelec is a Gold Coast based team of award-winning event specialist electricians and engineers, who have been powering major events and festivals across a variety of sectors since 1996.

Now a national brand servicing six states and territories and powering over 100 major events per year, EVENTelec is a proud Community Partner of Major Events Gold Coast. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing exceptional service with professional integrity and will be powering Groundwater Country Music Festival this October.

Yugambeh Region Aboriginal Corporation Alliance (YRACA) aims to promote and strengthen Yugambeh culture, whilst championing the ambitions of its Traditional Custodian membership base by providing cultural services, supporting Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander businesses, building relationships and cultural opportunities across the region.

Being a festival held on the land of the Kombumerri and Yugambeh language group families of the Gold Coast, YRACA is proud be the Official Cultural Guidance Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival.

102.9 Hot Tomato, the only radio station that’s 100% Gold Coast made. Get up with Galey and Emily Jade and drive home with Moyra and Big Trev.

Bringing the festival to listeners across the Coast, Hot Tomato is proud to be a Community Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival 2023.

KIX Country is Australia’s leading national country music radio network, broadcasting the hottest country tunes across the country!

As the only national country music radio network in Australia, KIX Country is a strong supporter of country artists and country music lovers, and proudly the National Radio Partner for Groundwater Country Music Festival 2023.


Established in 2014 to respond to the needs of Queensland primary producers impacted by prolonged drought, Drought Angels has expanded to provide financial assistance, food hampers, care packs, and mental wellbeing support to over 4,700 primary producers affected by all natural disasters (drought, flood, fire, and plagues) in over 1,300 communities across Australia.

We are the charity with BIG HEARTS making a difference to every farming family we assist. We are the proud Charity Partner of Groundwater Country Music Festival and look forward to seeing you at this year’s festival to raise much needed funds for Aussie farmers and their families.

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