Unify Gathering 2022 announce set times; festival this March

Get your tents ready!

Want to lock in some great times with good friends and some of Australia’s best heavy music acts – UNIFY Gathering 2022 has you sorted.

The countdown is on – with Unify ready to head back to its Tarwin Lower home this March. To help get you prepped, they’ve dropped the weekend’s set times, and we absolutely cannot wait!


UPDATE: Unify Gathering have postponed their 2022 festival dates until March.

A statement from the festival organisers:

UNIFY Forever will unfortunately not be going ahead this January and will instead take place on our previously announced back-up weekend of Thursday 10 March to Sunday 13 March 2022.

With the rise in COVID positive cases and the impact this is having on the healthcare system and staffing levels, we received critical advice yesterday from key stakeholders, including emergency services, that the resources required to run UNIFY Forever on the January dates would be limited due to the pandemic. 

As we hope you all understand, without the confirmation of adequate emergency services and other key event personnel we just can’t proceed safely in January. Although not the outcome we had hoped for, safety is always our priority when running UNIFY and it’s the best decision we can make given the current situation. 

All tickets remain valid for the March dates and we are stoked that we have been able to keep the vast majority of lineup intact. A further update on this will be made over the coming weeks.

We appreciate all your support and patience during this time and sincerely thank all the staff, agents, managers, artists, venue and crew who have worked tirelessly on UNIFY Forever to try and make it happen.

Hang in there everyone. Bring on March!

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Whether you’re new to the festival or you’ve been missing the annual pilgrimage out to Tarwin, next year’s UNIFY Gathering is sure to be a momentous occasion.

Unify have locked in their final acts for 2022 – and it is huge news. Capping off a lineup that already features the likes of The Amity Affliction, Violent Soho, Slowly Slowly, Yours Truly, and more – rockers Trophy Eyes are set to take on the Friday night, playing their album Chemical Miracle in full. Will we get some extra treats too? You’ll have to wait to find out.

The Acoustic Sunday Sessions have also dropped the acts that will be seeing you out if you stick around a little longer on the Sunday (and with this lineup, we’d recommend it). You can catch acoustic sets from Ben Stewart (Slowly Slowly), Bugs, Alex Moses (Columbus) and Joshua O’Donnell (Banks Arcade).

And now, with their final countdown on and their second huge lineup announcement here, things are looking even more exciting.

Leading the way is Sydney based post-hardcore band Stories. It’s been a little while since we’ve heard their name pop up (since around their indefinite hiatus in 2016 to be exact) and if you’re wanting to relive the good ol’ days make sure you get in quick – as their UNIFY reunion set is a one-off exclusive.

Early Access Pass holders arriving at UNIFY Forever on Thursday 20 January are in for a big first night, with a cracking lineup announced to get the festival started. AM//PM is Australia’s biggest touring emo night and they’ve put together the perfect lineup to get your mosh feet warmed up.

Adelaide band ALT. are in the mix, as are Melbourne five piece DREGG. They’ll be joined by a stack of local high flyers including Drown This City, Grenade Jumper, and Rumours. For once, getting to the party early doesn’t sound like such a bad idea.

If this big news wasn’t big enough, six more bands are being lined up to take the Unify Festival stage in 2022 – and we’ll have more news for you on that front real soon.

For now, we’re going to chuck Stories’ much-loved debut album ‘The Youth To Become’ on and get prepped.

For those unfamiliar – close your eyes and imagine what heavy music heaven might look like. If yours includes being surrounded by native Australian bush, stunning hills, and the ocean just a hop and a skip away, then you’re in the right place.

UNIFY Gathering 2022 is set to return to Tarwin in South Gippsland from Thursday 20 until Sunday 23 January. Expect all the festivities you’ve come to love with a topnotch lineup, delicious food, carnival rides, and more all on the cards.

From promising up and comers to triple j mainstays; nostalgic singalongs, guitar legends and striking storytellers to unapologetic punk-rockers, poprock tunes and earthshattering breakdowns and thuds, UNIFY 2022 is delivering another stacked lineup.

Leading the way are Australian heavyweights and UNIFY Gathering mainstays The Amity Affliction alongside much loved rockers Violent Soho. They’ll be joined by a smorgasbord of homegrown heroes including first time UNIFY performances from the likes of Alpha Wolf, Teenage Joans, PLINI, BUGS, and Short Stack and return appearances from heavyweights such as Ocean Grove, Thornhill, Yours Truly and WAAX.

Next year will have a strict 7,000 capacity – which is less than the last four instalments of UNIFY – so be sure to secure your tickets early.

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Everything you need to know about UNIFY Gathering 2022:

When do UNIFY Gathering 2022 tickets go on sale?

Tickets to Unify Gathering 2022 are on sale now via

UNIFY FOREVER 2022 | On Sale Now

When is UNIFY Gathering 2022?

Unify Gathering will take place in Tarwin Lower, Victoria from Thursday 20 January until Sunday 23 January 2022 Thursday 10 March to Sunday 13 March 2022.

Who is on the UNIFY Gathering 2022 lineup?

The Amity Affliction | Violent Soho | Trophy Eyes | Slowly Slowly


ALT. | Banks Arcade | Bugs | Bloom | Dream On Dreamer | Dregg | Drown This City | Gravemind | Grenade Jumper | The Last Martyr | Mirrors | Ocean Grove | Plini | Pridelands | RedHook | Rumours | Short Stack | Starve | Stepson | Stories | Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers | Teenage Joans | Thornhill | To Octavia | WAAX | Wildheart | Yours Truly

What are some top tips for securing tickets?

Make sure you have a My Ticketmaster account

Get the basics covered before tickets go on sale by logging in and checking your Ticketmaster account ahead of time. If you don’t have a Ticketmaster Account then make sure you sign up in advance –

Sign in ahead of time

Remember to triple check your passwords, delivery address, and billing information are all filled in correctly in advance, that way you’re not facing any last-minute account updates when trying to process your order.

There will be a ticket queue

We expect that tickets for UNIFY Gathering 2022 will be in high demand, and to make the process fair for everyone you may be placed in a queue. 

We recommend signing into your Ticketmaster account at least 10 minutes before tickets go on sale to save your spot and join the Pre-Queue waiting room.

smart queue

Once you get your spot in the queue, please do not refresh your browser as you will be pushed to the end of the line.

We will get you through the queue as quickly as possible, so please sit tight.

Keep an eye on the clock

There will be a time limit applied to all transactions as they’re progressed through the ticket purchasing stages. Remember to keep an eye on the timer on your screen and move through the processing pages as quickly as possible (this is even easier when you’ve completed the account set-up stage we mentioned above).

Don’t hit the refresh button

Stick to one window when you’re processing your ticket order and please don’t hit the refresh button. If you do that, you’ll likely end up losing your place in the queue, and as frustrating as it can be, patience is key when trying to buy tickets. 

Ticketmaster’s sophisticated systems are designed to manage and process ticket purchases as quickly as possible. The queuing system that appears on your screen is doing all the hard work for you and will place you at the front of the line as soon as possible.

Please note, if you see a ‘no tickets available’ message when attempting to purchase tickets, this means there are no tickets available within your search restrictions.

Remember: there are a lot of fans

We’re expecting this to be a very popular event. When a popular event goes on sale there are hundreds and sometimes thousands of customers simultaneously attempting to purchase tickets across all distribution channels. Tickets are sold as long as seats are available, and sometimes they go very quickly.

Be sure to follow the above tips to ensure you have the best chance of snapping up some tickets.

UNIFY Gathering 2022 Ticket Types

In addition to the amounts below a Handling Fee from $2.95 per transaction applies. In addition a delivery fee may apply depending on the mode of delivery selected

All punters will require a General Admission ticket to gain entry to the festival. Extras are available for purchase, including Early Access Passes, Parking Passes and Camper/Caravan Passes (see below).

General Admission Ticket = $249 + BF ($255.36)
A standard GA ticket, giving you festival and camping site access from Friday 21 January – Sunday 23 January.

General Admission Collector Ticket = $259 + BF ($266.55)
A GA Ticket – but instead of being on your mobile, it will come as a 3D collectible ticket – giving you festival and camping site access from Friday 21 January – Sunday 23 January.

Ticket Extras/Add-Ons

In addition to the amounts below a Handling Fee from $2.95 per transaction applies. In addition a delivery fee may apply depending on the mode of delivery selected

Early Access Pass = $99 + BF ($101.48)
Get in and set up a day early (on Thursday 20 January).  Add this pass to your ticket and head onsite for the Thursday pre-party.

This pass allows you access to the campsite & pre-party from Thursday 20 January @ 2pm.
1 (one) pass per ticket holder is required to gain entry through the gates on Thursday.

Camper/Caravan Pass = $90 + BF ($92.30)
Roll up to camp in your camper, RV, 4WD with tent attachment or caravan.  If you have a vehicle suitable to camp in, and defined as a camper, RV or caravan, this is the pass for you. 1 (one) pass per vehicle required.  Please note: ground dwelling tents are NOT permitted in this area. 

Car Pass = $20.94
All vehicles parking onsite require a car-pass in order to park in the car park for the weekend. 1 (one) car-pass per vehicle, and carpooling is recommended. All funds generated from the car-pass program go directly into sustainability initiatives at the festival. 

Nottingham – Pre Pitched Camping Options 
Not the DIY camping type?  Travelling to Victoria from elsewhere?  Don’t own your own reusable camping gear? Then Nottingham is for you!  Pre-pitched camping options starting from $150.00 – book your accommodation at WOW TENTS 

Can I buy a single day ticket?

Sorry, all tickets are sold as weekend passes only. 

Want a memento? Grab a Collector Ticket!

A Collector Ticket is a souvenir, 3D-style ticket which not only gets you into the event, but also serves as a treasured keepsake to kept well after the festival is over.

Collector Tickets are made available for selected events and can be purchased through the normal purchase processes – be sure to select a “Collector Ticket” when choosing your ticket type. 

Collector Tickets can only be delivered to fans via mail, and cannot be sent as Print-at-Home or E-Tickets, or collected from outlets or the venue. Collector Tickets are not available to those without a valid Australian address. You must provide an Australian postal address to receive Collector Tickets. 

How many tickets can I buy in one transaction?

You can buy a maximum of 10 (ten) tickets per transaction.

What payment options are available?

Ticketmaster accepts all major credit cards. You can also choose to checkout with AfterPay or Paypal.

How will I receive my tickets?

All tickets (except Collector Tickets) purchased through Ticketmaster are now digital, meaning you can easily access your tickets on your phone’s web browser in My Account on the Ticketmaster website or the Ticketmaster app, add them straight to your phone’s ticket wallet, and share them with your friends and family.

If you purchase a collector ticket, it will be mailed out to you.

Is the UNIFY Gathering 2022 festival site accessible?

While the festival organisers try to make the festival as accessible as possible, the event takes place on a farm with undulating grounds. UNIFY recommend that those with limited mobility attend with a carer to get around. All toilet areas are equipped with an accessible toilet. There is also a viewing deck with an accessible ramp close to the stage. For additional information, please contact [email protected] to speak to the team about the festival site.

Is there a carer/companion card policy?

Ticketmaster along with our friends at UNIFY Gathering are proud to be an affiliate of the Victorian Companion Card Company. Companion Card promotes the right of people with a disability, who require a companion, to fair ticketing at Victorian events and venues. Please contact us directly on 1300 446 9425 to organise your companion ticket.

What is the UNIFY Gathering 2022 refund policy?

The festival has a no refund policy unless otherwise stated in the terms and conditions, or required by law. There will be no refunds for change of mind. Our refund policy for COVID-19 related postponements or cancellations is stated in the terms and conditions. Full Terms & Conditions can be found here:

In the unlikely event that the festival is entirely cancelled and does not proceed due to Covid-19 related government restrictions, you will be guaranteed a refund of 100% of the amount paid for your ticket.

What happens if I can’t attend due to COVID-19 Government restrictions?

If you cannot travel, (or foresee that you will not be able to travel) to or attend UNIFY due to national or state government restrictions, we will offer a refund in certain circumstances. If impacted, you can proactively request a ticket refund on or before 30 December 2021 (unless the event is postponed, in which case, on or before 17 February 2022).  After this date, any requests will be considered at our discretion as we know that circumstances can change quickly. Any updates to this refund policy will be communicated online and via social media channels of UNIFY Gathering Festival. 

Your details given at the time of purchase (such as your address) will be used to determine if you’re eligible for a refund and we may also ask for additional information or documentation.

What happens if UNIFY Gathering 2022 gets rescheduled due to COVID-19 Government restrictions?

If the festival is unable to take place on Thursday 20 – Sunday 23 January 2022 due to COVID-19 related government restrictions, the festival will be postponed to Thursday 10 – Sunday 13 March 2022. Your tickets will automatically be valid for the March dates.

Please ensure you are able to attend both dates prior to purchasing as no refunds will be offered if the festival is rescheduled to the March dates, unless required by law.  Resale options will also be available for you to forward/sell your ticket to someone else. 

What happens if UNIFY Gathering 2022 gets cancelled due to COVID-19 Government restrictions?

In the unlikely event that the festival is entirely cancelled and does not proceed due to COVID-19 related government restrictions, you will be guaranteed a refund of 100% of the amount paid for your ticket. 

How will I know if the event gets cancelled, postponed, or has other related changes due to COVID-19 Government restrictions?

In the event of a cancellation, postponement, or the framework of the festival changes – all original ticket purchases will be notified via email. We encourage all patrons to ensure their details are up-to-date on their Ticketmaster Account.  Updates will also be posted online and via the social media channels of UNIFY Gathering Festival. Please be assured that notification of changes to events will be provided as soon as possible. 

How do I apply for a refund?

Only the original purchaser of a ticket will be entitled to any available refund (this includes refunds for resold or forwarded tickets). If you are eligible for a refund you will need to apply for it via your Ticketmaster account. 

What COVID-19 safety protocols does UNIFY Gathering 2022 have in place?

Red Hill Entertainment is working closely with local and state government agencies to make sure UNIFY Gathering is safe for attendees, artists, staff and suppliers.  Our Covid Safe Event Plan has been developed and is evolving with the most up to date information and recommendations from public health authorities; complying with the current COVID-19 Public Events Framework.

We ask that you and each member of your booking party / social group make a reasonable assessment of your health status before attending the event. You may be required to answer a public health declaration in advance of arrival, declaring that you are feeling well, have no symptoms of Covid-19, and have not been in contact with any known cases of COVID-19 in the past 14 days. 

Patrons are encouraged to arrive, camp, and depart in their social groups where possible. UNIFY Gathering has an issued Covid-19 QR code for its location. Each person attending the festival must check in utilising the Services VIC QR code App. Each patron may be asked to display their ‘ Last Check In’ screen upon entry to the festival.

Safety Protocols:

Patrons are encouraged to arrive, camp and depart in their social groups where possible. UNIFY Gathering has an issued COVID-19 QR code for its location. Each person attending the festival must check-in utilising the Services VIC QR code App. Each patron may be asked to display their ‘Last Check In’ screen upon entry to the festival. 

Patrons must comply with any COVID-19 safety protocols or requirements notified to you by the event organisers. This includes:

  • QR Code Check-In 
  • Mask requirements (Please bring your own cloth mask to help reduce waste)
  • No Cash Accepted
  • Practice good hygiene
  • Physical distancing requirements
  • Person limits for particular spaces and areas

You can find the full Unify Gathering 2022 FAQ here.

Unify Gathering 2022 will return to Tarwin Lower, Victoria from Thursday 10 March to Sunday 13 March 2022. Tickets are on sale via