Articles by Cameron Voss



How Eddie took over two Melbourne Olympic venues 27/05/20
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. Full Story

How crowds could return for sport at Australian stadiums 18/05/20
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. Full Story

Sydney Football Stadium construction commences 15/04/20
Construction of the new Sydney Football Stadium is finally underway at Moore Park, months after the old stadium was demolished. Full Story

BBL may hinder December AFL Grand Final 30/03/20
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. Full Story

AFL confirms season will start at an empty MCG on Thursday 18/03/20
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. Full Story

Queensland Country Bank Stadium hosts first game 15/03/20
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. Full Story

Tasmanian NBL team and DEC upgrade confirmed 29/02/20
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. Full Story

Big wet impacts major Sydney sports events 09/02/20
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. Full Story

Brisbane Roar eye new boutique home stadium 07/02/20
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. Full Story

Long-term plan for Darwin AFL team at potential new stadium 20/01/20
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. Full Story

Countdown on to North Queensland Stadium opening 07/01/20
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. Full Story

LED lighting upgrade for the MCG 18/12/19
Melbourne’s iconic MCG light towers are undergoing a significant change, currently being upgraded to LED technology. Full Story

Tennis venues transformed ahead of new-look summer 17/09/19
Tennis venues around Australia are undergoing significant change in readiness for a new-look summer of tennis in 2020, which includes the new ATP Cup. Full Story

New MCC seating policy to avoid empty seats 23/02/19
The Melbourne Cricket Club has introduced a new seating policy which will make members seats available to the public if not snapped up prior to marquee AFL matches at the MCG. Full Story

Moonee Valley to undergo billion dollar transformation 28/10/18
Melbourne’s Moonee Valley Racecourse is about to undergo a six-year, $2 billion transformation. Full Story

 
24/05/18 - Etihad Stadium to be renamed Marvel Stadium
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
 

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