Latest news

The latest Perth Stadium news and announcements.

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.

New partner revealed for Perth Stadium Precinct

Wednesday 09 Sep 2015

BHP Billiton has committed $5 million towards developing a boardwalk and amphitheatre in the Perth Stadium Sports Precinct.

Perth Stadium to welcome fans in 2018

Sunday 16 Aug 2015

Western Australia’s new world-class stadium and sports precinct will be named Perth Stadium.

Stadium Station construction begins

Wednesday 05 Aug 2015

Work on the train station at the new Perth Stadium site has reached a major milestone with construction now underway.

First look at Stadium Station

Monday 29 Jun 2015

Train passengers who will be attending events at the new Perth Stadium in Burswood have been given a first look at what the future Stadium Station will deliver.

Stadium artwork opportunity

Monday 22 Jun 2015

A number of different permanent artworks will be featured across the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct when it opens in early 2018. Artists are invited to register their interest for the first of four opportunities that will be released during 2015.

Premier reveals design for stadium footbridge

Sunday 07 Jun 2015

The State Government has today unveiled the winning design for the pedestrian bridge which will provide sports fans with a chance to walk to the new stadium from the city.