Tag: Australia

Procurement kicking off for revamp of The Gabba

The Gabba revitalisation project kicks off

Design and construction procurement is set to get underway for the redevelopment of The Gabba stadium in Brisbane, Australia after a project validation report (PVR) was completed. The Queensland Government said the PVR provides detail on how The Gabba stadium will be fully deconstructed and rebuilt... » Read more

Cricket Australia ‘The Hill’ way to woo fans

The West Test at Optus Stadium

Test matches in Perth (Australia) will now be known as the ‘West Test’ and the Optus Stadium will feature a hill-like space as Cricket Australia attempts to win back the hearts of the Western Australia cricket fans. ‘The West Australian’ stated that across five days, a total of just 42,517... » Read more

Australia scrambles to find Commonwealth Games host

Commonwealth Games update Nov 2023

Australia has just three months to find a host city for the 2026 Commonwealth Games, with the possibility the event could be postponed until 2027. According to ‘The Guardian’, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) bosses say that finding an Australian host for the 2026 edition remains a... » Read more

Kardinia Park plaza name to honor indigenous people

Kardinia Park Stadium naming rights

The new northern plaza at Kardinia Park in Australia will be named Djilang Plaza to honour the traditional owners of the land on which the stadium sits. Djilang Plaza, which is set to welcome up to 14,000 spectators through the gate of the newly built stand of the venue in South Geelong, Victoria,... » Read more

Govt stick to guns on Tasmania venue site

Second AFL stadium for Tasmania revealed

The Tasmanian Government has sunk an alternative proposal for a stadium on Hobart’s waterfront (Australia), claiming it would not meet its contractual requirements with the Australian Football League (AFL). ‘abc.net.au’ stated that Paul Lennon, who was Labor Premier between March 2004 and May... » Read more

2026 Commonwealth Games face-saving exercise

Gold Coast wants to rescue 2026 Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast (City in Australia) Mayor Tom Tate has announced ambitious plans to salvage the 2026 Commonwealth Games, following the withdrawal of Victoria as the host in July. ‘Gold Coast Ministry of Sport’ stated that Mayor Tate held discussions with the Commonwealth Games Australia head honcho... » Read more

Australian Open Courtside Bar to raise the bar

New option for tennis fans with AO Courtside Bar

An Opening Week packed with tennis, entertainment and fun, along with the stunning new Australian Open (AO) Courtside Bar (Australia), are just some of Australian Open’s big and bold plans to bring fans closer to the action than ever before. ‘Australian Open’ stated that introduced in 2023,... » Read more