Venue Engineering

Our Venue Engineering team are some of the most experienced in Australia with over 200 years of collective experience. We design, fabricate and install complex theatre machinery including stage platforms and counterweight systems, through to drapes and track, hoists and lighting bars.

Installed Systems

Installed Systems

Our team is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of installed audio, audio-visual, performance lighting, control, and production communications systems. Our clients include government departments and corporations, alongside churches, schools and venues of all sizes.

Event Communications

Event Communications

We are the world’s only independent supplier of large scale event communications systems and equipment. In Australia, we work with leading stadiums and sporting bodies in venue partnerships and with major city, regional and local events.


Sales Hire & Service

Our Sales, Hire and Service staff are hand-picked for their specialist knowledge. Our goal is true impartiality; our products are chosen from over 3,000 items and more than 40 manufacturers.



Our TheatreQuip range of Australian made theatrical products includes a comprehensive range of drapes, tracks and accessories, lighting bars, hoists, counterweight fly systems, portable staging and theatre machinery.



Tradeline provides access to the many products that we proudly distribute in Australia including Teqsas, tools from CTP Systems, Eclipse Broadcast, Cable Jog and Nixer Pro Audio, Audio Press Box media splitters and TheatreQuip.

Bob Boster Clearcom

“The P.A. People are a very technically sophisticated group of users; and we stand behind them with our technical expertise and support”

Bob Boster – President, Clear-Com – an HME Company
Craig Moca F1

“With The Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix there are no second chances it has to run perfectly, The P.A. People know our event and deliver every time”.

Craig Moca – Manager Engineering, Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix
Mik Auckland

“Since the Sydney 2000 Olympics, we’ve literally travelled the world together. They’re consummate professionals who’ll tum up with the right equipment and the right attitude. They put the right staff on the job – they have an astounding amount of knowledge about their equipment and the environment they work in”.

Mik Auckland - Director, Red Thread Solutions

“The P.A. People have installed our audio systems, serviced the systems and supervised and operated the systems since the stadium opened in 1999. Dealing with the huge variations in what we want to achieve each time is really challenging”.

Daryl Kerry – Managing Director , ANZ Stadium

Latest News

  • Theatrical Hoists Reference

    See the ‘next generation’ Theatrical Hoists from TheatreQuip!

    TheatreQuip ‘Reference’ range of theatre hoists launch at Integrate-Expo, ICC 17-19 August …. see the range & talk to our Venue Engineering Team - Stand C.23 Following on from The P.A. People’s recent acquisition of

  • Movecat

    Movecat chooses The P.A. People for distribution in Australia and New Zealand

    Movecat and The P.A. People are proud to announce that The P.A. People have been appointed exclusive distributor of Movecat Motion Control products in Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately. Movecat are Germany’s number one

  • The P.A. People Winter Update 2022

    The P.A. People Winter Update 2022

    Vivid Sydney 2022 … The P.A. People activate significant communications network! The P.A. People are no strangers to large scale public events, and in May 2022 the team were called upon to create what is

  • SERAPID for The P.A. People’s Venue Engineering team

    The P.A. People are excited to announce their appointment as an authorised system integrator and installer of SERAPID Rigid Chain Technology in Australia and New Zealand. One of the core elements of many stage machinery

  • VIVID event communications

    The P.A. People Activate Significant communications network for VIVID Sydney 2022

    The P.A. People are no strangers to large scale public events, and in May 2022 the team were called upon to create what is possibly one of the world’s largest temporary event communications networks and

  • F1GP

    The P.A. People completes final F1GP pitstop for 2022!

    The P.A. People completes final F1GP pitstop for 2022! … delivery of 11th package for this iconic motorsport event We’ve just seen the triumphant return of the Formula 1® Heineken® Australian Grand Prix 2022 to

  • Service Update

    Service & Maintenance

    Service & Maintenance … planes, ferries, schools & sport! Angie Doyle, head of the Service Division at The P.A. People says, “as we emerge from COVID lockdowns and disruption, our routine maintenance program has been

  • Sydney’s Eastern Creek Speedway

    Sydney’s Eastern Creek Speedway

    Sydney’s Eastern Creek Speedway … audio system for new motorsport venue! Due to officially open in March after recent construction works, The P.A. People was asked to install a ten-zone audio system at the new

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