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The latest Perth Stadium news and announcements.
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.
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.