The Perth Stadium
The multi-purpose 60,000 seat Perth Stadium will be a world-class venue.
The commitment to a ‘fans first’ stadium has resulted in an innovative design ensuring an exceptional event atmosphere and home ground advantage that can only be experienced by being there.
The design acknowledges Western Australia’s unique sporting, cultural and Aboriginal heritage and the Sports Precinct landscape provides a spectacular vista across the Swan River to the City.
Stadium – key ‘fans first’ features
- Future-proofed stadium technology will be provided, including full 4G Wi-Fi coverage across the Stadium and Sports Precinct.
- Two 340m² giant video screens are some of the largest in Australia and will use the latest technology when the Stadium opens in 2018.
- Over 1,000 TV screens are strategically located throughout the interior of the Stadium so fans never miss the action.
- A Children’s Activity Zone within the Stadium.
- Fans will be able to utilise up to 70 food and beverage outlets and still be able to view the action on the field.
- A buffet and a la carte restaurant over-looking the Swan River provide a destination for patrons both pre and post‑game plus on non-event days.
- The Stadium will include the widest range of seating and hospitality options of any stadia in Australia.
- Cup holders are included in every seat and seats themselves will be a minimum of 50cm wide, maximising comfort for fans.
- Fans requiring higher levels of support and accessibility have access to designated seating platforms across all seating tiers, parking spaces within the Sports Precinct and adult changing rooms that provide larger cubicles and additional facilities.
Stadium – key design features
- A multi-purpose Stadium accommodating AFL, cricket and entertainment events with drop-in seats adding flexibility to host rugby union and league, and soccer (football). Capability to host major events consistent with requirements for Commonwealth Games and international athletics.
- Designed to increase the seating capacity within the existing structure, adding up to 10,000 additional seats.
- The unique bronze façade which reflects WA’s unique geology by day and, using state of the art LED lighting, home team colours by night.
- The seating bowl maximises the atmosphere, gives fans exceptional views and brings them close to the action, providing a special home ground advantage for our teams.
- The lightweight fabric roof covers 85% of seats and responds to Perth’s climatic conditions. At night, it will present a spectacular glowing halo effect.
- Start-of-the-art team facilities include flexible warm-up and recovery areas.
Sports Precinct – year-round access
- The covered Community Arbour represents Noongar Community stories, linking the six-platform Stadium Station to the Swan River.
- The western section of the Precinct is home to the BHP Billiton Boardwalk and Amphitheatre, the Chevron Parkland, children’s playgrounds, BBQ and picnic areas.
- The Community Sporting Oval in the north is available for public use on non-event days, as well as providing event-day parking.
- The landscape design around the Precinct is inspired by the Indigenous six seasons, providing wind and shade protection.
- Integrated artwork throughout the Precinct.
- A network of walking and cycle tracks throughout the Precinct encourages seven day a week use.
Transport – an integrated solution
- The transport strategy ensures the safe and efficient movement of 83% of a capacity crowd within an hour of an event finishing.
- New infrastructure includes the six-platform Stadium Station and the Swan River Pedestrian Bridge.
- Special Event Bus Stands provide access to city car parks and areas not currently serviced by rail.
Stadium by numbers
- 600 bike racks
- 60,000 seats
- 748 male bathrooms
- 781 female bathrooms
- Over 70 food and beverage options
- 5 levels
- 2 giant screens
- Over 1,000 televisions