Sponsor Family



Experience Gold Coast (EGC), 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 three festivals proudly produced by EGC, Groundwater Country Music Festival has established itself as an award-winning country music festival that brings the country to the coast. Other events produced by EGC include Blues on Broadbeach and Cooly Rocks On. EGC 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.


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

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 Experience Gold Coast.

We look forward to delivering highly professional services at each of the three events across 2024 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!

Since 1990, Griffith University has been working to create a better future for the Gold Coast by offering a world-class education right here, while also attracting the best teachers and researchers from around the world. Griffith has built a reputation to become a global research and education powerhouse, ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide. The University is internationally renowned for its teaching and research in health, business, tourism, environment, and many other areas that make a positive impact in our vibrant community.

Griffith University on the Gold Coast proudly contributes to the cultural life of the city through innovative local partnerships such as this sponsorship, reflecting our goal to create positive, meaningful change in the lives of our students, our community and all of society.

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 1,400 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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