Latest news

The latest Perth Stadium news and announcements.

Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption

Friday 25 Nov 2016

Armadale and Thornlie Line passengers are being urged to plan ahead, with a 17-day disruption on the Armadale and Thornlie lines just six weeks away.

$456 million of local stadium subcontracts

Friday 18 Nov 2016

Construction at the Perth Stadium is stimulating the local economy, with new figures released today showing more than $450 million worth of stadium subcontracts going to local companies.

Perth Stadium transport options benefit fans

Tuesday 18 Oct 2016

A video showing fans transport options to access the new 60,000-seat Perth Stadium was released online today by the Liberal National Government.

Western Australian theme for Stadium poem

Thursday 08 Sep 2016

The Perth Stadium façade is the canvas for a unique poem celebrating Western Australian people from the past, present and the future.

World-class turf to be laid for Perth Stadium

Thursday 01 Sep 2016

Experienced contractor HG Sports Turf has been appointed to prepare the pitch and grow and install more than 17,000 square metres of turf for the Perth Stadium playing surface.

Work to begin on East Perth Station upgrade

Tuesday 09 Aug 2016

Work will start this month on a $25 million Liberal National Government upgrade to East Perth Station to make the station more modern, accessible and better able to host larger crowds expected once Perth Stadium opens.

Perth to host Australia’s biggest sporting event

Friday 15 Jul 2016

Australia’s biggest sporting event – the Rugby League State of Origin series - is coming to Perth Stadium in 2019.

Armadale Line open for business

Monday 11 Jul 2016

Commuters are being reminded services on the Armadale and Thornlie Lines have resumed as planned.

Perth Stadium operator agreement signed

Tuesday 28 Jun 2016

The Liberal National Government has executed the operator agreement with VenuesLive Management Services (VenuesLive, formerly Stadium Australia Operations) allowing it to commence its role as operator of Perth Stadium.

Four weeks until major planned rail disruption

Tuesday 07 Jun 2016

Armadale and Thornlie line passengers are being urged to plan ahead for the longest continuous planned train service disruption in Transperth’s history.

New commercial partner for Perth Stadium precinct

Thursday 02 Jun 2016

Chevron Australia has become the second Perth Stadium commercial partner, with the riverside location within the sports precinct to be known as the Chevron Parkland.

Local companies winning at Perth Stadium

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Western Australian companies are continuing to benefit from construction of the Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct with more than $76 million of new contracts recently awarded.

Design and colour of stadium seats revealed

Wednesday 27 Apr 2016

Sports fans have given the thumbs up to the size, design and colour of the seats at Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct.

Perth Stadium art opportunities

Thursday 31 Mar 2016

Artists are being invited to register their interest for the final two artwork opportunities being advertised for Perth Stadium and the surrounding sports precinct.

Work progressing on Swan River pedestrian bridge

Wednesday 02 Mar 2016

The first of two construction causeways for the Swan River pedestrian bridge will be completed this week from the Burswood Peninsula.

Perth Stadium cricket wicket testing begins

Tuesday 23 Feb 2016

Local cricketers are this week testing a drop-in wicket prototype that will guide the design and construction of the drop-in wickets to be used at Perth Stadium when it opens in 2018.

Virtual reality view of Perth Stadium Station

Wednesday 17 Feb 2016

Fans looking forward to heading to Perth Stadium in 2018 can now see what the $40million train station will look like, using an app on their smart phone or tablet.

Preferred Perth Stadium operator named

Monday 08 Feb 2016

The State Government will enter into exclusive negotiations with Stadium Australia Operations to become operator of the Perth Stadium, following a three-month evaluation period and subsequent approval by State Cabinet.

Stadium structure soars to new heights

Thursday 03 Dec 2015

The Perth Stadium structure has reached its full height of 42 metres with the first of 50 steel roof trusses installed on the Burswood Peninsula site.

Work starts on Swan River pedestrian bridge

Tuesday 17 Nov 2015

The significance of the Swan River and the area around the planned Swan River pedestrian bridge to the Whadjuk people was recognised on-site today with a symbolic pre-construction smoking ceremony at the East Perth end of the walkway.