WACA Ground News

Cricket
23 Aug 2021

Work to upgrade WACA Ground commences

The long-awaited redevelopment of the WACA is underway, starting with the lengthening of the ground, to allow Australian football to be played at the iconic Perth venue once again.

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Cricket
26 Mar 2021

Final designs revealed for $64m WACA upgrade

The WACA Ground will be transformed into a 10,000-capacity boutique stadium, with final designs revealed for the $64 million redevelopment.

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Cricket
21 Jun 2020

Looking forward to the new WACA

OPINION | Of all the Test cricket grounds in Australia, the WACA is the most remote of them all and arguably, has some of the greatest stories in its history.

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7 Mar 2019

Future of the WACA Ground unveiled

The future vision of the WACA Ground has been announced, with a $75 million plan to transform it into a boutique multi-sport venue.

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30 Sep 2015

WACA Ground to lose Tests

Major Test matches will be moved to Perth Stadium with the new venue a chance to host the Ashes Test in late 2017.

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17 Dec 2013

WACA redevelopment scrapped

As Australia claimed back the Ashes on Tuesday, taking a 3-0 series lead over England, the future of the WACA Ground as an international venue was up in the air with the proposed redevelopment scrapped.

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10 Dec 2013

WACA to live on

Western Australia's home of cricket has possibly been given life beyond the opening of Perth's new stadium at Burswood which is scheduled for completion in 2018.

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23 Feb 2007

Which Stadium for Perth Glory?

Perth Glory have made it clear with the new Sage consortium that it means business, but the stadium for season 3 of the A-League remains far from settled, with Subiaco and the WACA putting themselves in the ring to become Perth Glory's home ground.

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Cricket
29 Jul 2006

WACA boss rejects stadium plan

The WACA Ground will remain cricket's preferred ground for international matches after the game's most senior WA official claimed yesterday a new 60,000-seat sports stadium offered the sport little value.

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7 Jun 2006

Stadium task force chief flags Subiaco demolition

The head of the task force looking into Western Australia's future stadium needs says Subiaco Oval may be demolished once a new stadium is built.

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5 Oct 2005

The ever-changing face of the WACA

What a difference a few years makes, the previous head of the WACA could be suggested of trying to get the WACA to maintain itself as a multi-purpose facility. The present CEO outlines accountability and business as the focus of his attempt to maintain the WACA as the home of cricket.

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22 Aug 2005

WACA given new curator

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) has appointed Cameron Sutherland to take over from Richard Winter as the Perth ground's new head curator.

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28 May 2005

WACA supports review

The WA Cricket Association is at odds with its football counterpart after endorsing Sport Minister Bob Kucera's review of Perth's sporting facilities.

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24 Dec 2004

WACA gets $5m grant

The struggling WA Cricket Association (WACA) has received a $5 million conditional State Government grant to help it wipe out crippling debt repayments.

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Rugby Union
17 Nov 2004

WACA pitches for interim WA Rugby venue

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) has formally submitted a bid to the Western Australian Rugby Union to act as a venue if its bid for inclusion in the Super 14 is successful.

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