Home of the Matildas
The Home of the Matildas is a football facility located within the La Trobe Sports Park at La Trobe University in Bundoora. Opened in July 2023 prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup, the $57 million facility features a FIFA and AFC compliant elite pitch with elevated grandstand seating for 800 spectators an estimated capacity of 2,500, lights and video scoreboard. There are also an extra five pitches involving two Premium pitches and three standard FIFA pitches. The pavilion features elite sports facilities. The Melbourne Victory will play their A-League Women's matches at the facility as of the 2023/24 season. The venue is also referred to as the Victorian State Football Centre, serving as a training, high-performance and administration centre for Football Victoria.