Tag: Queensland

‘The Gabba revamp cost could be whopping’

Costs for The Gabba higher than expected

The Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has flagged the cost of redeveloping The Gabba Stadium in Woolloongabba, Australia, for the 2032 Games and has said that it could increase beyond the proposed $1 billion price tag. ‘ABC News’ stated that it comes after Premier Palaszczuk said she... » Read more

Major modifications for Ballymore Stadium

Australia Ballymore masterplan approved

The State Government (Queensland) has formally approved the exciting new masterplan for Ballymore Stadium (Australia), paving the way for a new home of Queensland rugby. The ‘RUGBY.COM.AU’ stated that under the masterplan, Ballymore will be transformed into a high-performance sports and... » Read more

Australia venue make a killing amid COVID

Queensland Country Bank Stadium economic impact

A North Queensland (Australia)-based economist has reported that Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium has generated $70 million in economic benefits for the region since its opening in February 2020, hosting 30 major events in that time. The ‘Australasian Leisure Management’ stated... » Read more

Queensland to host remaining rugby fixtures

Rugby Championship played in Queensland

Queensland (Australia) will host eight of the remaining Rugby Championship Tests following a COVID-enforced change to the schedule. The ‘BBC Sport’ stated that New Zealand and Australia are presently subject to lockdowns and the All Blacks (the New Zealand men’s national rugby union team)... » Read more

Australia venue to go hi-tech for fans’ ease

Stadium Queensland choose Aruba for wifi experience

Stadiums Queensland recently advised that it has chosen Aruba (California-based wireless networking subsidiary) to add technical teeth and make the Queensland Country Bank Stadium the most technically comprehensive stadium in Queensland (Australia) offering extremely fast, high-density Wi-Fi to... » Read more

AFL advocates for venue upgrades

Australia Darwin Cairns’ Cazalys

The Australian Football League (AFL) promoters in Northern Australia are making a strong pitch for a $300 million stadium in Darwin (Australia) and backing ongoing upgrades to Cairns’ Cazalys Stadium in Queensland. Cazalys Stadium, formerly known as Bundaberg Rum Stadium, is AFL Cairns’ sports... » Read more

Queensland iterates bid to hold 2032 Olympics

Australia Brisbane committed to 2032 Olympic Bid

In the wake of a “positive discussion” held recently between the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Australian Olympic Committee President and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice-President, John Coates, the former has reiterated the State’s bid to hold the 2032 Olympics... » Read more

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