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Australia’s Stadiums and Venues

Australia is a sports-loving nation and across the country you’ll find plenty of world-class stadiums and sports and entertainment venues.

From the hallowed turf of the Melbourne Cricket Ground to the historic WACA, Australia's sporting stadiums have played a big role in shaping our national pride.

Our passion for cricket, tennis, Australian Rules Football, Rugby League, Rugby Union and soccer is world-renowned. Throughout the year you'll see some of the world's most elite athletes compete at sporting venues across the country.

See where Sir Donald Bradman scored the highest score ever in test cricket; or the historic playing fields of the Rugby World Cup. Attend an ‘Aussie Rules' game and join the locals proudly cheering their teams to victory. Be part of an enormous crowd at a concert!

Many of the venues offer behind the scenes tours where you can see some of Australia's great sporting legends and history come to life.

So grab your bat, ball or racquet and come and see why Australia's stadiums and arenas hold a place close to the hearts of all Aussies.

Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium

Etihad Stadium (also known as Docklands Stadium) is located in the heart of Melbourne's Docklands precinct, just a few minutes away from the city centre. Seating up to 55,000 people, it's one of Australia's leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment venues and among the most technologically advanced sports and entertainment venues in the world.

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ANZ Stadium

ANZ Stadium

ANZ Stadium

ANZ Stadium (also known as Stadium Australia) is a multi-purpose stadium located in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct of Homebush Bay. Purpose built for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, since opening in 1999, ANZ Stadium has been the stage for some of Australia's greatest sporting moments. From the spectacular Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies to that unforgettable winning goal during the Rugby World Cup, the ANZ Stadium holds a special place in the hearts of Australia's sports fans.

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Suncorp Stadium

Suncorp Stadium

Suncorp Stadium

Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium, known to locals as ‘The Cauldron', is renowned as Australia's premier rectangular sporting facility. The 53,000 capacity venue plays host to Rugby Union, Rugby League, Soccer and local and international concerts.

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Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver Arena

Rod Laver Arena is located at Melbourne Park within the Melbourne and Olympic Parks sports precinct which also includes the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Hisense Arena, the National Tennis Centre and Olympic Park.

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The WACA

The WACA

The WACA

The WACA, nestled in the suburb of East Perth, has been the home of cricket in Western Australia since the early 1890s. WACA are the initials of its owners and operators, the Western Australian Cricket Association. Throughout its history, the ground has also been used for a range of other sports, including athletics carnivals, Australian Rules Football, baseball, soccer, Rugby League, Rugby Union and International Rules Football as well as major rock concerts.

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Allianz Stadium

Allianz Stadium

Allianz Stadium

Allianz Stadium (formerly known as the Sydney Football Stadium) is one of Australia's premier sporting and entertainment venues. Located next to the Sydney Cricket Ground at Moore Park, Allianz Stadium plays host to Rugby League, Rugby Union, soccer matches and concerts.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is located a short distance from Melbourne's city centre in the Melbourne Sports Precinct at Yarra Park, which also includes the Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and AAMI Park. With a total capacity of 100,000 people, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is the largest stadium in Australia, the tenth-largest stadium in the world, and the world's largest stadium for playing cricket.

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Sydney Cricket Ground

Sydney Cricket Ground

Sydney Cricket Ground

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is one of Sydney’s most historic and popular sporting venues. Located next door to the Allianz Stadium (Sydney Football Stadium) at Moore Park, it’s Sydney's primary venue for cricket and Australian Rules Football.

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Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

The Adelaide Oval is located between Adelaide and North Adelaide, less than two kilometres from the city centre. The ground is mostly used for cricket and Australian Rules Football, but also hosts Rugby League, Rugby League and Soccer, as well as larger performances and concerts.

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The Gabba

The Gabba

The Gabba

The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as ‘The Gabba’, is one of the city of Brisbane’s major icons. The Gabba is named after the suburb of Woolloongabba, where it is located, just 1 kilometre from the Brisbane city centre.

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Manuka Oval

Manuka Oval

Manuka Oval

Manuka Oval has a rich and diverse history dating back to the 1920s, when Manuka Circle Park was an open field. It played an important part in the early life of the city of Canberra. Its history is filled with a host of events including tennis matches, sheepdog trials, athletic carnivals and military celebrations. The Manuka Oval precinct retains much of its original tree plantings from that time, and the now large mature specimens of cypress, poplar, oak and elm trees encircle the sports ground, giving it a unique charm.

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Canberra Stadium

Canberra Stadium

Canberra Stadium

Canberra Stadium is the primary venue for Rugby League and Rugby Union games in the Australian Capital Territory. The stadium is located in the suburb of Bruce, which is named after Stanley Bruce, Australia's Prime Minister from 1923 to 1929.

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Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse

Flemington Racecourse (originally called Melbourne Racecourse) was first used as a racecourse in 1840 when the town of Melbourne was just five years old, making it the oldest metropolitan racecourse in Australia. With views of the Melbourne city skyline, this National Heritage listed site also boasts the largest public rose garden in the Southern Hemisphere.

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