Articles by Cameron Voss

AFL
16 Jul 2020

The Gabba in line for AFL Grand Final as footy moves north

The Gabba could be in line to host the 2020 AFL Grand Final, with Queensland playing a fundamental role in keeping the season going amid the Covid-19 crisis.

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AFL
26 Jun 2020

Crowd restrictions ease as states eye off AFL Grand Final

Restrictions on sporting crowds continue to ease with Optus Stadium set to welcome a full house on July 19, mounting pressure on the MCG to retain the 2020 AFL Grand Final. While NSW has banned Victorian fans from events.

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AFL
12 Jun 2020

Crowds set to return to sport as AFL resumes

Crowds will return to Australian sports events sooner than expected, albeit in a limited capacity, as the AFL season gets back underway.

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27 May 2020

How Eddie took over two Melbourne Olympic venues

As the feud between Eddie McGuire and everyone else (so it seems) continues, we look at how he orchestrated the takeover of two Melbourne 1956 Olympic venues for his Collingwood Football Club.

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18 May 2020

How crowds could return for sport at Australian stadiums

As covid-19 restrictions begin to ease, major Australian sporting codes are preparing to return to play in front of empty stadiums, but plans are already being made to bring crowds back to stadiums.

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15 Apr 2020

Sydney Football Stadium construction commences

Construction of the new Sydney Football Stadium is finally underway at Moore Park, months after the old stadium was demolished.

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30 Mar 2020

BBL may hinder December AFL Grand Final

The AFL’s hopes of a later-than-usual Grand Final at Marvel Stadium may be impacted by the existing contract between the venue and BBL team Melbourne Renegades.

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Coronavirus
18 Mar 2020

AFL confirms season will start at an empty MCG on Thursday

The AFL has announced the 2020 Premiership Season will commence as planned on Thursday evening, with the traditional Richmond-Carlton match at an empty MCG.

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15 Mar 2020

Queensland Country Bank Stadium hosts first game

Townsville’s new Queensland Country Bank Stadium hosted its first sports event on Friday, with 22,459 fans in attendance to watch the Cowboys v Broncos.

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NBL
29 Feb 2020

Tasmanian NBL team and DEC upgrade confirmed

The National Basketball League has announced Tasmania will become the 10th franchise, with the new team to enter the league for the 2021/22 season.

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9 Feb 2020

Big wet impacts major Sydney sports events

Sydney’s extreme wet weather has caused havoc, but somehow the BBL Final at the SCG went ahead on Saturday, while the A-League Sydney Derby at Jubilee Stadium was postponed.

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A-League
7 Feb 2020

Brisbane Roar eye new boutique home stadium

A-League club Brisbane Roar is reportedly eyeing a move to a new purpose-built $60 million boutique stadium, potentially within the next three years.

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AFL
20 Jan 2020

Long-term plan for Darwin AFL team at potential new stadium

Northern Territory could be in line for an AFL team in the future, and TIO Stadium may not be the home base of a new Darwin-based club.

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7 Jan 2020

Countdown on to North Queensland Stadium opening

The new Queensland Country Bank Stadium is just over a month from opening its doors and the centrally-located 25,000-seat stadium in Townsville’s CBD looks the goods.

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18 Dec 2019

LED lighting upgrade for the MCG

Melbourne’s iconic MCG light towers are undergoing a significant change, currently being upgraded to LED technology.

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08/11/17 - Optus secures Perth Stadium naming rights
23/10/17 - AFL deal signed for new stadium
01/03/16 - Austadiums on Tour: Super Bowl 50
18/02/16 - Giant push for Manuka upgrade
08/02/16 - Preferred Perth Stadium operator named
03/01/16 - 80k record BBL crowd for MCG
12/02/15 - Australia and NZ set for Cricket World Cup
05/01/15 - Stadiums in lockdown ahead of Asian Cup
29/03/14 - Adelaide Oval ready for showdown
04/03/14 - VRC unveils new Club Stand for Flemington
23/02/14 - GIO Stadium revamp put on hold
12/01/14 - Further upgrades for Melbourne Park
17/12/13 - WACA redevelopment scrapped
28/10/13 - Canberra Stadium latest to sell its name
11/10/13 - The end of Football Park
05/06/13 - Lights and action for Simonds Stadium
21/03/13 - AFL considers third boutique venue
19/02/13 - Olympic Park transformation almost complete