How bookings work

Ground and facility bookings (using Skedda) are dealt with separately to the bar and canteen at AUSF Managed Venues. It is not assumed that through a ground or facility booking that the bar or canteen will be in use, so it is important that the above request forms are completed in advance of each function or event.

What you need before submitting a request:

  • Date/s of your event or function
  • Proposed event operating hours
  • Any requirements for staffing
  • Names of members who will volunteer at the bar or canteen

AUSF will consider the request based on the information provided - please ensure all details are included at the time of submission.

Product line ups & Pricing

AUSF sets pricing and product lines in conjunction with each user group depending on sport/activity and time of year. In addition, AUSF holds a number of supply agreements and credit accounts with brands to provide a greater return to clubs through discounted unit pricing and access to equipment such as fridges.

Current supply agreements with contractual requirements:

  • Asahi Lifestyle Beverages (Schweppes, Peroni, Cool Ridge, Spring Valley, Asahi, Mountain Goat, Gatorade)
  • Coopers Brewery
  • Balfours (must stock core lines - Square Pie, Sausage Roll, Pasty)

Current preferred suppliers:

  • Balfours (bakery items)
  • Bickfords Group (Bickfords, 23rd Street Distillery, Vok)
  • Paramount Liquor (general wholesaler)
  • PFD Foods (general food distributor)
  • Villis (fresh bakery items)

Venue/user-specific suppliers:

  • Lion Nathan (West End) at Park 12 Long Room for AU Football
  • Big Shed Brewing at Waite Oval Clubrooms for AU Rugby


Requesting AUSF retail staff

AUSF manages a pool of casual Food and Beverage Attendants to support retail operations across each venue. All staff hold an RSA and work across bars and canteens. Staff wages are paid fortnightly in arrears and subtracted from the requesting club's monthly profit share distribution. AUSF Food & Beverage Attendants are aligned to Grade 2 of the Registered and Licensed Clubs Award. Requests for staffing must be made at least two weeks prior to the proposed event date. To request staff, please use the above forms. If your event request has already been submitted and you now require staff, please email If a club wishes to pay volunteer honourariums, please discuss with AUSF to ensure consistency in payment. These will be paid by AUSF with costs subtracted from the club's profit distribution.

Hourly rates (subject to change from January 1 2024):

  • Monday - Sunday (All Hours) $60.00 per hour/per staff member

Liquor Licensing

Legislation & resources

AUSF and affiliated clubs are bound by government legislation relating to the sale and supply of alcohol within licensed premises. Clubs are also required to adhere to the terms of their affiliation agreement, and any other reasonable direction provided in writing.


Liquor Consumption Boundaries

User Groups

Each licensed venue is utilized primarily by its user group. Each club party to a user group agreement is permitted to receive a profit share distribution with the conditions and terms included in this agreement. 

Venue Member Clubs
Park 12 Football, Cricket
Park 10 Soccer, Touch, Athletics, Tennis, Lacrosse, Ultimate
Boat Shed Boat
West Beach Hockey, Soccer, Cricket, Mountain, Scuba, Gliding
Waite Rugby, Touch, Gridiron
Morgan Water Ski

Profit Distribution

AUSF distributes net profits to user-group clubs monthly, based on the terms in each user group or club agreement. The following costs are subtracted from retail profits prior to distribution:

  • 10% of net profit retained by AUSF, and allocated to the specific venue sinking fund, then:
  • Cost of goods sold
  • Staffing (and/or volunteer honourariums)
  • Point of sale subscriptions
  • Venue operating expenses (by agreement with the user group)
  • Freight/delivery charges

Each club will receive a monthly breakdown of the distributed funds including any subtractions.

For questions relating to profit distribution, please contact

Key staff

Shannon-Marie Jasson
Functions & Retail Coordinator (part-time, Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
08 8313 5403

Staff are available to assist during business hours.