Articles by Austadiums

7 Aug 2020

New Brookvale Oval Centre of Excellence approved

The long-awaited $33 million upgrade of Manly’s Brookvale Oval has been approved, with work on the new Centre of Excellence and grandstand to start within weeks.

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5 Aug 2020

Sydney Football Stadium construction on schedule

Construction of the new $828 million Sydney Football Stadium at Moore Park has reached a major milestone as work continues despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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NRL
3 Aug 2020

Sunshine Coast Stadium capacity reduced following packed NRL crowd

The capacity for Melbourne Storm’s next home game at Sunshine Coast Stadium has been reduced following a bumper crowd at Sunday’s game.

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31 Jul 2020

Ballymore redevelopment given the green light

The redevelopment of Brisbane’s iconic Ballymore Stadium has finally been given the go-ahead, with the ageing venue to be transformed into a high-performance hub.

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NBL
13 Jul 2020

Former Bunnings Warehouse set to temporarily host the Taipans

The Cairns Taipans look set to call a pop-up basketball arena home for the majority of the upcoming NBL season while their regular home is out of action.

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1 Jul 2020

MCG’s new PA system wins industry award

The MCG’s new public announcement (PA) and Emergency Warning and Intercommunication System (EWIS) has received global recognition, taking out the prize for Venue Project of the Year at the 2020 AV Technology Awards.

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26 Jun 2020

Australia/NZ 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup stadiums

Australia and New Zealand has been announced as co-hosts of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Here's the 13 stadiums where the tournament will be played at.

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Football
24 Jun 2020

St George Stadium may become home of football

It once hosted the NSL Grand Final in front of more than 11,000 fans, now St George Stadium may be returned to its former glory, as the home of football.

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24 Jun 2020

New super-agency to run NSW stadiums following merger

The NSW Government has announced it’ll merge Venues NSW and the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust to create a single organisation to manage all NSW stadiums.

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NRL
19 Jun 2020

Rabbitohs and Bulldogs considering ANZ Stadium future

With NRL crowds set to return and the redevelopment of ANZ Stadium dumped, South Sydney and Canterbury are weighing up their future long-term home grounds.

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18 Jun 2020

New State Football Centre for Perth ahead of 2023 Women’s World Cup

A $32.5 million WA State Football Centre will be built in Perth’s south-east, as Australia vies to win hosting rights for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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13 Jun 2020

Work to upgrade the Gabba underway

A $35 million upgrade of The Gabba is underway, with works to modernised the Brisbane stadium and improve the match-day atmosphere and experience for fans.

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NRL
8 Jun 2020

Cairns Convention Centre delays may force Taipans to Crocs territory

The $176 million upgrade of the Cairns Convention Centre has been delayed, meaning the Cairns Taipans will be without a home for the majority of the NBL 21 season.

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31 May 2020

NSW abandons ANZ Stadium redevelopment

The long-awaited $810-million major redevelopment of Sydney’s ANZ Stadium has been sensationally dumped by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian.

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26 May 2020

Upgrade for Newcastle No.1 Sportsground

The Newcastle No.1 Sportsground is set to receive a multi-million-dollar refurbishment to commence in September this year.

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