Confirmed international artists participating in this year's event include Randy Engelhard from Heaven of Colours, Germany; Jon Mesa from Bang Bang Tattoo Parlour, New York; Timmy B from Black 13 Tattoo, Nashville; Zack Singer from Zack Singer Ink, Texas; and Horiel Shinshu from 7th Heaven Artwork Studio, Japan.
Local talent will also be showcased; Mick Squires from Behind Closed Doors Studio and Jamin Swaneveld from Last Frontier Tattoos, Melbourne; Terence Tait from Ink Ur Bod, Cairns; and Teneile Napoli from Garage Ink, Queensland are all part of this year's line-up.
In addition to the meet-and-greet events and live tattooing, event goers will also enjoy a range of entertainment and performances, including a pin-up pageant, burlesque performances, tattoo contests and live music.
Plus there will be a range of stalls showcasing alternative fashion, accessories, body jewellery, tattoo supplies, artworks, skate decks, books and magazines, and even the latest tattoo removal techniques.
Other event highlights include a car and motorcycle display, a retro barbershop and a kids corner with face painting, family games and temporary tattoos.
Tickets for the Australian Tattoo and Body Art Expo are now on sale through Trybooking; prices are as follows -
Single day: $25 online or $30 at the door
Three day pass: $65
Child 12 to 16 years: $10
Child under 12: Free
To pre-purchase your tickets online; click here and follow the prompts.