Great Barrier Reef Arena Redevelopment

Concept plans for the upgraded Great Barrier Reef Arena

A $25 million redevelopment for Great Barrier Reef Arena at Harrop Park, Mackay, will improve its facilities allowing it to host more major events including international cricket.

The core aspects of the development including building a new northern stand on the northern side of the main playing field, a new “Northern Green” entertainment precinct and public open space, improving the TV filming and broadcasting infrastructure and a new public plaza and pedestrian connections to Juliet and Kippen Sts.

Features include:

  • 2000 new permanent seats
  • Media and broadcast facilities for AFL and cricket
  • Purpose-built facilities for players and of´Čücials
  • Corporate and event facilities
  • One of Australia’s largest regional sporting facilities
  • Professional grade male & female changerooms
  • Meeting national and international sporting event requirements

The upgrade will also create a year round community destination:

  • Greenspace & public domain
  • Music and cultural event facilities
  • Interconnecting walking tracks
  • New food and beverage outlets
  • Community event plaza

With $20 million in government funding, it's hoped the project will commence in 2021 and be completed by mid-2023.

STADIUMS

AUS CAPITAL TERRITORY Canberra
NEW SOUTH WALES Sydney Newcastle
NORTHERN TERRITORY Darwin
QUEENSLAND Brisbane Gold Coast
SOUTH AUSTRALIA Adelaide
TASMANIA Hobart Launceston
VICTORIA Melbourne Geelong
WESTERN AUSTRALIA Perth
NEW ZEALAND Wellington Auckland

SPORT

AUS FOOTBALL AFL AFLW P/S
RUGBY LEAGUE NRL Trials
FOOTBALL A-League W-League FFA Cup
BASKETBALL NBL WNBL
RUGBY UNION Super Rugby NRC
CRICKET Tests ODI's BBL Sheffield ODD
BASEBALL ABL
GOLF HORSE RACING MOTOR SPORT NETBALL TENNIS OTHER SPORTS
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