Ballarat's Mars Stadium has commenced a $6.6 million upgrade that will see various facilities improved including new entrances to the regional venue.
Construction at Ballarat's Eureka Stadium continues ahead of its first AFL game in August with Western Bulldogs set to host Port Adelaide.
Initial plans for the redevelopment of Eureka Stadium in Ballarat have been announced with the venue one step closer to hosting AFL matches.
Cricket and AFL could join forces to develop a boutique sporting stadium in Ballarat, with a capacity of up to 20,000.
North Melbourne could be hosting AFL matches in Ballarat as early as 2012 after the Victorian Government announced plans for a $30 million stadium redevelopment in the regional city.
Country footy fans are set to score a $50 million goal, with the State Government believed to have secretly committed to a new AFL-standard stadium in the goldfields city of Ballarat.