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One Night Stand


Information about the One Night Stand.

Break O’Day Council is excited to be hosting triple j’s One Night Stand featuring; Vance JoyPeking Duk,  Middle Kids , TkayMaidzaAlex the Astronaut 

When: September 1

Where: St Helens Football Ground

Time: 3.30 – 9.30pm


Click here for the full ONE NIGHT STAND Terms and Conditions of Entry information.

Due to the excitement that this event has inspired, we have had a lot of questions about the event. As this event evolves we will be posting as much information as possible here. We will also be sharing as much information as possible through our Facebook  page so you can also keep an eye out there.

Please bear with us as we work out all the logistics of the event!!

This is not a Council run event, it is a triple j event so for information about the event itself check out these pages:

triple j’s facebook page

triple j’s website

The Youth of our area have also set up a Facebook page which is dedicated to the One Night Stand and other events that are happening in our community as part of the One Night Stand. You can check this page out here.


Accommodation in St Helens is selling out fast but don’t despair, we have plenty more in our neighbouring towns, St Marys, Fingal, Beaumaris, Scamander, Pyengana and Falmouth. You can also take your chances with the many FREE camping sites in our area.

Check out this map for free camping options in our area:

Remember this is Tasmania and pretty much everything is only a couple of hours away so make sure you check out neighbouring towns as well like Bicheno, Swansea and Weldborough.

What else can you see and do while in our area?

We aren’t looking for a long term commitment but we would love you to spend a little more time with us!  For some inspiring places to visit check out these sites:

Site Map



There is not much accommodation left in the area but you can find last minute deals here..


There are a lot of the free camp spots available is on the Parks and Wild Life Service managed land.

This means that the area is of environmental significance and we ask that you treat it with the respect that it deserves.

If you plan on camping on these beautiful areas,  Parks and Wildlife Service have prepared the below information flyer for you.


To check out free camping in Tasmania click here  or here

or check  out this google map.

You could also try your luck with one of these locally organised camp grounds.









St Helens One Night Stand Over Flow Camping

Available from August 26.

Safe and secure camping in a beautiful location on a private property just 4km outside St Helens.

Contact Grace on: 0407 448 347 or Craig on 0409 377 483.

Camping Available for all self sufficient amenities RV and Caravans.



Buses from outlying areas

Please see below the timetable for CALOWS who will be running a service within the Break O’Day area including Binalong Bay, Ansons Bay, Four Mile Creek, Falmouth, Fingal, St Marys, Stieglitz, Akaroa, Scamander, Wrinklers Lagoon, Beaumaris and Pyengana.

*Please note there are limited buses so you will need to be at the bus stop early to avoid disappointment.

Bus timetable

Buses within St Helens

FRANKLINS will be running a shuttle service from outside the Bendigo Bank in the main street of St Helens to the event from mid-afternoon. (They will gauge when to start the service by the number of passengers.)

They will be departing the One Night Stand from Tully Street to return to St Helens after and during the event.
Please look out for the Franklins signs inside the bus windows and on the footpath if you are wanting a shuttle to St Helens.

The cost is $5 per person per trip – Payable by cash to the bus drivers.

No bookings just be at the bus stop!

Travelling by car?

Make your One Night Stand last and take it slowly!

We want you to arrive safely in St Helens so we have placed a few cheeky road safety messages along your route whether you are coming via the Fingal Valley from Launceston or the coast road if you are coming from Hobart.

How many can you spot!

Remember take it slow darlings and drive safely! After all we are more than a One Night Stand and we’d like you to come back and see us again!

Hobart to St Helens

$40 each way

  • 25 seater bus with accredited bus driver
  • Departing Hobart on Sat. Sep. 1st   10 am
  • Departing St Helens on September 2nd at 3pm.
  • One-way transfers also available.
  • Pick-up/ Drop-off on-route and to St Helens.

For more information please call Chris MacGregor  0407342918 or

Traffic Management in St Helens

Council has now released some of the details around traffic management for the event and the lead up to the event.

This includes:

Speed reductions on the following roads:

  • St Helens township speed limit will be reduced to 40km, north of the Golden Fleece bridge;
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 20km around the St Helens Sports Complex
  • To support the organisers of the After Party at Tasman Highway State Growth have approved a speed reduction to 60km, 500m either side of the access point off the Tasman Highway.

These speed limit reductions will all be in place from 10am Friday to 10am Monday


On September 1st – the day of One Night Stand, Traffic controllers will be in place, coordinating traffic at the following locations:

  • Cecilia Street – North end of the Golden Fleece Bridge,
  • Georges Bay Esplanade,
  • Medeas Cove Esplande (outside the back of the school oval),
  • the intersection at Cecilia and Circassian Street,
  • the intersection at Cecilia and Quail Street,
  • various locations on Tully Street, Beaulieu Street, Warrens Way
  • The corner of Tully Street and Tasman Highway and
  • the intersection at Tasman Highway and St Helens Point Road.


Road closures include:

  • Young Street from 1st September 8am – 11pm
  • Georges Bay Esplanade, in front of the Bayside from 6pm Saturday 1st September – 6am Sunday 2nd September


Changed conditions include:

  • Tully Street (from Young Street corner to Beaulieu  Street corner) will be a one way bus lane, shuttle drop off and pick up ONLY
  • Beaulieu Street and Warrens Way will be one way only.


Carparking – Off Tully Street

There will be several carparking areas provided off Tully Street, St Helens, all walking distance to the event.

Please look out for traffic controllers and signage along the way.

This will be managed by local community groups and cost $5. All proceeds will go back to our local community.


Carparking – St Helens District High School

There will be parking provided on the St Helens School oval off Medea Cove Esplanade

Parking opens at 9am and is limited so make sure you arrive early.  The gates will be locked at 11pm.  You must remove your car from the site before this deadline.  There is no camping allowed.  NO responsibility will be taken for cars or possessions left on site.

Parking fees are: $15 for vans, $10 for cars and $5 for motor bikes.  Cash only.

This parking is being overseen by two local community groups, The Scamander Surf Life Saving Club and The Break O’Day Field Archery Club.


St Helens and surrounds is More than a One Night Stand and our community has organised some exciting activities and events to make sure you not only have the best One Night Stand ever, but that you want to come back!

Our youth have also set up a Facebook page where you can keep up to date with all One Night Stand related information.

St Helens One Night Stand 2018


Other Promotions Include:

Priory Ridge Wines

Priory Ridge Wines will be offering tastings of their wines outside The Providore and Nina Restaurant on Friday and Saturday mornings.

At the Vineyard/Cellar door, 280 Ansons Bay Road, there will also be wine tastings along with sales.  Cheese plates (featuring Bay of Fires cheeses) can also be purchased.

Bays Kitchen

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am.

Offering delicious homemade food and yummy drinks. The Bays Kitchen will also be using environmentally friendly containers to ensure our beautiful environment is kept beautiful.


Tidal Waters

Relax on the Tidal Waters deck overlooking George’s Bay.

Their restaurant & bar has extended its service times over One Night Stand weekend!

Breakfast Buffet:

Friday:  7am – 9:30am

Saturday & Sunday:  7am – 11am


Friday:  12noon – 2pm – Come and enjoy the George’s Bay Jazz Club’s “Lunch & Munch” with special guest Geraldine de Cazanove – Jazz singer

Saturday & Sunday:  11am – 2:30pm


Thursday & Friday:  6pm – 9pm

Saturday:  6pm – 9pm (with a reduced menu from 9pm till late)

Sunday:  6pm – 8pm

The bar will be open throughout the weekend serving hot & cold beverages

St Marys Pancake Parlour ONE NIGHT STAND event.
make a booking of 6 or more and get 10 % off your total bill.
Wear something orange and go into the draw to win your meal back at a later date, or we will be having orange balloons spread around the Pancake Barn, buy a balloon for $1 with all proceeds going to ‘BUY A BALE’ to help the Aussie farmers, inside each balloon will be a prize of some time, big or small.St Helens RSLThe RSL club in St Helens will be open from 11am – 1am on Saturday September 1.
They will then re-open at 9am on Sunday

Bayside Inn, St Helens

DJ in the Bar Friday Night from 9pm till late
DJ in the lounge Saturday Night from 9pm till late
Limited selection of drinks available after 8.30pm both Friday and Saturday.
Light snacks available Friday and Saturday nights from 10pm till late.

Bay Of Fires Eco Tours

Get a different view of the Bay of Fires…
Bay of Fires Eco Tours are excited for the big One Night Stand, and they are hoping for good boating weather to get many of you out on the water as possible!

Please click on their link above and use promo code ONS when make a booking to receive 10% discount on tours Thursday 30th Aug to Monday 3rd September!!

Kazzbar, St Helens

Thursday  August 30, free entry, food van and open till midnight.
Friday August 31 and Saturday September 1, $10 entry with Karaoke until 2am.
Sunday September 2, 12 noon – 6pm, open band jam, bring your instrument and check your inhibitions at the door.

Night at the Museum, St Helens History Room

Friday August 31 – Open until 9pm.

  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine on arrival
  • Cheese Platters available
  • All free as  last night of August is Free for Locals month

Parking for chartered coaches, long term and short term, will be provided off Eagle Street, St Helens.

Please access this area via Tully Street where there will be traffic management in place to direct you.

You can find a google map link by clicking here.