Perth Stadium design

artist impression of the Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct

Perth Stadium will be a 60,000-seat (with the potential to increase to 70,000), multi-purpose venue capable of hosting AFL, rugby union and league, football (soccer), cricket and entertainment events.

With a ‘fans first’ approach to planning and design, the Stadium will offer an unrivalled spectator experience including exceptional event atmosphere and cutting edge stadium technology.

The Stadium will be integrated within a broader Stadium Park, providing opportunities for the development of cafes, alfresco dining, playgrounds, community spaces and other infrastructure that can be utilised on both on event and non-event days.

Construction is on schedule for Perth Stadium to open on Sunday 21 January 2018.

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"Fans first" features

Design features

  • A multi-purpose Stadium accommodating AFLCricketRugby Union and LeagueFootball (soccer) and entertainment events.
  • Capability to host major events consistent with requirements for Commonwealth Games and international athletics.
  • The lightweight fabric roof covers 85% of seats.
  • State-of-the-art team facilities include flexible warm-up and recovery areas.
The new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct. Concert format


An artist impression of the seat colours at Perth Stadium. Colours include greys, blues and beige.


  • Delayed procurement of technology to ensure Perth Stadium has the most up-to-date stadia technology.
  • Wi-Fi coverage across the Stadium and Sports Precinct.
  • Two 340m² giant video screens, which will be some of the largest in Australia.
  • Over 1,000 IPTV screens located throughout the interior of the Stadium so fans never miss the action.
  • LED lighting in the roof to show home team colours at night.

Premium Product

  • Perth Stadium will have the widest range of hospitality options of any stadia in Australia.
  • 13 different ticketing options from General Admission through to top end premium products. 
  • Includes suites, open corporate reserves, function rooms and lounges.
  • Includes new products:
  • Australia’s first Locker Room – The Locker Room offers fans the opportunity to watch the players warm up and view the post-match media conference.
  • The Coaches Room - The Coaches Room is flanked by the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers coaches boxes. Sound can be projected from the coaches box into the Coaches Club, giving patrons unrivalled insight into the game.
  • The Sky View Lounge is located underneath a giant screen. Patrons can stand and watch an event plus take in the views back to the City

Other products outlined here.

Food and beverage

  • More than 50 food and beverage outlets on offer throughout Perth Stadium on event-days.
  • An à la carte and a buffet restaurant located in the Sports Precinct open on both event and non-event days.

Environmental considerations

  • Perth Stadium is registered for a ‘Green Star – Design & As Built’ rating, targeting a 4 star Green Star rating.
  • A Green Star project is one that has been certified under the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)'s Green Star rating system for its reduced environmental impact.
  • The lightweight fabric used for the Stadium’s roof naturally ventilates the Stadium, reducing energy usage.
  • The roof is also designed to collect and store 250,000 litres of rainwater for reuse in toilets and landscape irrigation.
  • LED lighting will be used throughout the entire Stadium and surrounding Stadium Park to minimise energy usage.
  • The retention of existing vegetation plus the planting of water wise local flora will provide wind and shade protection.
  • The State Government’s public transport strategy will also reduce the impact on the environment with rail, bus and pedestrian solutions able to safely and efficiently transport 83% of a capacity crowd (60,000) within one hour of an event finishing.
  • The additional 600 bike racks and path network around Stadium Park will provide flexibility and encourage year round use of the Park. 
The new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct. From Stadium Station