Member Information2019-08-06T14:53:39+10:00

Member Information

Member FAQ

As a Gold Coast Turf Club Member, you and your guests can access the Members Level 2, Rails and Prime Ministers Bar, Betting Auditorium and General Admission.

The Gold Coast Turf Club accepts cheque, cash, credit card (VISA, MasterCard and AMEX) and direct debit.

When paying via Direct Debit, please call 07 5538 1599 to receive a description to add on the payment.

All completed membership applications are presented at our Board meetings for approval. The Board meets at the end of every month to review applications, as soon as your application has been approved you’re passes and information pack will be sent out to you or will be available to be picked up. Alternatively if you would like to attend a race meeting before the Board approval please get in touch with the club to make arrangements for temporary passes.

Yes, members can purchase up to two additional primary guest cards or additional members day passes at the discretion of the Board. Members Day Passes are available for purchase at 50% of the whole rate to GCTC Members Only. Prices vary for each raceday.

Call the membership department for more information.

Yes, just let one of our friendly staff in reception know which race days you would like to attend and they can organise temporary tickets for you.
Memberships must be renewed every year or you will need to either re-join and pay the applicable joining fee or pay the renewal fee for each year that has lapsed.
No, your points will not roll over into the next financial year.

A secondary pass can provide the bearer access to all members areas excluding Magic Millions, Melbourne Cup and Gold Coast Cup day. On these day the Secondary guest card is restricted to the Downstairs Members and General Admission areas only. To upgrade this card, Members can purchase additional Primary Guest Cards over the phone or on site from reception for $100 each. These are valid until the end of each financial year.

As a member, if you are attending an event at the Gold Coast Turf Club, you will be given directions of whom to pick your tickets up from. Contact your event organiser to locate your tickets as your member’s badge will NOT gain you access to an event.
Throughout the year at certain race meetings, prizes are won by members for booking a table or buying a dining package. Prizes are run at the clubs discretion; however, you have to be in it to win it.
Members are entitled to 10 day passes to give to their friends and family at their own discretion. However, it is at the clubs discretion to whom they permit in their members areas. To collect your member’s passes please call or email the club to have some set aside in the trainers and owners information room. Before you collect your passes you will be asked to sign a visitors log in book. If you wish to acquire additional passes on top of your 10 complimentary passes, please call or email memberships.
All members are entitled to discounts off dining experiences at the Gold Coast Turf Club. To avail of additional discounts from event hire, please call or email memberships.


Win a Private Suite Package

Renew your full membership at Aquis Park, Home of the Gold Coast Turf Club & Event Centre for the 2019/2020 race season prior to June 30th to go into the draw to win a Private Suite Package valued at $5,000! 

Competition starts at 08:30m EST on 01/05/2019 and closes at 12:01pm EST on 30/06/19

The Major Prize

  • Raceday in a Corporate Suite
  • For the wining member and 19 guests
  • Includes a selection of food and 5 hour beverage package

Winner – Mark Fitzpatrick

Terms & conditions

Dress Code

As a first-class venue for hire on the Gold Coast, GCTC follows a strict dress code for its members and visitors.


Upstairs Members Areas and Functions


  • Members Lounge Level 2
  • The Boardroom
  • Skyline Restaurant
  • Skyline Mezzanine
  • Gold Coast Event Centre
  • The Gallery
  • Corporate Suites
  • The Dome
  • Winners Circle
  • Paradise Room



  • Dresses and skirts
  • Dress trousers
  • One-Piece outfits with dress trousers or shorts around knee length
  • Neat outfits with contemporary standards
  • Cocktail attire


  • Suits
  • Long sleeved collared button shirts
  • Dress pants with belt
  • Dress shoes
  • Optional jacket or blazer

Not Accepted Upstairs Members Areas and Functions

  • Sports tops with logos
  • Caps
  • Shorts
  • Singlets or Shirts without collars
  • Tracksuits
  • Thongs, Sandals, Sandshoes, Runners, Skate or Street Shoes
  • Fancy Dress
  • No bare midriffs
  • Other clothing considered non-cocktail

Downstairs members Areas


  • Rails Bar
  • Prime Ministers Bar
  • Betting Ring


  • Upstairs Members Area Approved Attire
  • Dress Jeans are permitted in our Downstairs Members Area

  • Racing hats and shirts with stable colours
  • Long or short sleeved collared shirt
  • Closed dress shoes

Not Accepted Downstairs Members Areas

  • No dishevelled or torn jeans
  • Sports tops with logos
  • Caps
  • Singlets or Shirts without collars
  • Tracksuits
  • Thongs, Sandals, Sandshoes, Runners, Skate or Street Shoes
  • Fancy Dress
  • No bare midriffs

House Policies

Aquis Park reserves the right to request any patron to adhere to our House Policies whilst attending any event or race day. They include:

  • Request a patron to cover visible tattoos

  • The removal of inappropriate jewellery

  • The removal of inappropriate fancy dress

  • Removal or covering of inappropriate clothing

  • Remove inappropriate props
  • Give access to any bags for inspection

Refusal to adhere to these rules may result in a patron being asked to leave the premises.
At their own discretion, the club may hold promotions involving clothing outside the agreed dress code.

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Member Areas

Members are entitled to exclusive areas in GCTC, a first-class Gold Coast meeting venue and events room.


Members Level 2

Member Areas


Hall of Fame

Member Areas


Prime Minister’s Bar

Member Areas


Rails Bar & Servery

Member Areas