When Splendour In The Grass dropped their lineup last month, many fans instantly realised that tickets to this year’s festival were going to sell out, and that they might be forced to hand their hard-earned cash over to a scalper to ensure a spot in the crowd. While Splendour organisers did announce an official resale channel for tickets, this facility has since come under fire, with punters accusing the festival of ripping them off.

While relentless discussion has arisen in the recent months and years about the dodgy nature of secondary ticket sale platforms, such as Viagogo, Aussie music fans were understandably relieved to learn that Splendour In The Grass’ organisers had once again taken the initiative of sorting out an official ticket resale option for punters who would be unable to attend the festival.

“It’s also incredibly important to us in the current landscape of ticket scalping and the evolution of the unauthorised secondary ticket market, that we can once again offer those who missed out on tickets today with a second chance through moshtix’s authorised Resale facility,” explained Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco last month.

“For many years now, the platform has allowed us to minimise the potential for scalping and ensure that our true fans are treated fairly and given the best opportunity to secure tickets. Our message to everyone who missed out today is to only buy tickets through the moshtix resale platform – don’t buy tickets through unauthorized platforms like Viagogo or your tickets will not be accepted at the gate.”