World News – AU – Fans RAGING as scalpers descend on AFL Grand Final tickets


Historic AFL Grand Final at Gabba sold out to the general public in minutes

Tuesday morning’s sale for the Richmond-Geelong shock in Brisbane was the first time in more than 20 years that tickets for the Prime Minister had gone on sale to the general public

« The AFL is pleased to announce that the consumer sale of the 2020 Toyota AFL Grand Final at Gabba is currently sold out, » the league said in a statement

Tickets sold on Mondays were only open to club members who were in Queensland or states where Queensland is permitted to travel

However, 7NEWScom has seen several offers of tickets priced at several thousand dollars on the online classifieds site Gumtree

« If users wish to purchase tickets for the AFL Grand Final on Gumtree, we urge them to ask the seller about the legitimacy and terms and conditions of the tickets being sold, before purchasing it, » a spokesperson for Gumtree at 7NEWScomau

« We have strict terms of service that every user must agree to before posting to Gumtree

« This includes posting policies where we take the law as a guide: anything that is prohibited for offline sale is also prohibited on Gumtree

« Our » Selling Tickets on Gumtree « page provides more information on our ticket sales policies and applicable resale laws in each state

« As the AFL Grand Final takes place this year in Gabba, Queensland, local law states that it is illegal for anyone to resell tickets for 10% more than the original price of the ticket « 

Fans who missed the public sale shared their frustrations on social media, expressing shock at the difficult process

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World News – AU – Fans RAGING as Scalpers Race for AFL Grand Final Tickets