Tag: Perth


AFL Perth Saturday showdown hit the jackpot

AFL Grand final at Optus Stadium

The Australian Football League’s (AFL’s) mega windfall from staging the Grand Final in Perth (Australia) has been revealed. The ‘perthnow’ stated that after two COVID-ravaged years which still continues to claw the world, the league is estimated to have raked in between $35 and $40 million... » Read more


Optus Stadium leave bad taste in fans’ mouths

Long queues at Optus stadium

Optus Stadium (Australia) boss Mike McKenna admitted that September 3rd night’s semi-final held between Geelong Cats and the GWS Giants as part of the 2021 Toyota Australian Football League (AFL) Finals Series was the “most difficult night” since the $1.6 billion venue opened as angry Perth... » Read more


WACA makeover work finally gets a kickstart

Australia Perth WACA stadium update Sept 2021

Work has commenced on the long-awaited upgrades to the iconic Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Ground in Perth, Australia. Premier Mark McGowan, Western Australia (WA) Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti, Western Australia (WA) Minister for Sport and Recreation Tony Buti, Federal... » Read more


Optus Stadium ring pull platform to add zing

Optus Stadium viewing platform

Optus Stadium (Australia) is all set to sweep visitors off their feet -the reason being a 42m-high viewing platform that has a striking resemblance to a giant beer can ring pull is set to open on the roof of Optus Stadium ahead of the 2022 Australian Football League (AFL) season. ‘The West... » Read more


Ambitious plan all set to (per) k up Perth

Australia WACA update Sept. 2020

An ambitious development plan A$1.5bn (£856m/€922m/$1.1bn) between the Commonwealth Government, Western Australian Government and City of Perth (Australia) envisages a new esports stadium in Perth. The Perth City Deal has allocated A$360m of investment from the State Government, Curtin... » Read more


POS boost to Australia’s RAC Arena

Australia RAC Arena POS upgrade

Australia-headquartered MSL Solutions has inked a multiyear contract with Australia’s largest venue operator, ASM Global, to provide its integrated point of sale (POS) and transaction management platform to RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. RAC Arena is a neofuturistic entertainment and sporting... » Read more


Stadia turn into hospitals to handle COVID-19 outbreak

Pacaembu Stadium

As COVID-19 has made a mess of all sporting events the world over, few stadiums are being put to alternative use – they are being used as hospitals, and also being put to other use in countries where coronavirus cases are rising by the day.   Pacaembu Stadium Pacaembu Stadium in downtown... » Read more


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