Latest news

The latest Perth Stadium news and announcements.

Local jobs boost with new approach for Swan River Pedestrian Bridge

Monday 26 Jun 2017

The McGowan Labor Government will have the Swan River Pedestrian Bridge built locally, creating about 250 local jobs in Western Australia.

McGowan Government getting on with the job of opening the stadium

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Perth Stadium is now 82 per cent complete and on track for the start of the 2018 AFL season.

International music superstar to perform at Perth Stadium

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Frontier Touring has confirmed international superstar Ed Sheeran will kick-off the Australian and New Zealand legs of his ÷ World Tour at the new Perth Stadium on Saturday 3 March 2018.

Stadium to light up with 15,000 LED lights

Tuesday 31 Jan 2017

Night-time events held at Perth Stadium will be illuminated through the biggest sports lighting system in the world.

Premier League club coming to Perth Stadium

Sunday 29 Jan 2017

Another sporting coup has been secured for Perth Stadium with Premier League powerhouse Chelsea heading to Western Australia for an international friendly match with Perth Glory.

Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption

Thursday 05 Jan 2017

Armadale and Thornlie Line passengers have been urged to make alternate travel arrangements or leave extra time to make their journey ahead of a 17-day rail disruption, which starts tomorrow evening.

Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption

Friday 09 Dec 2016

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

Bledisloe Cup coming to Perth Stadium in 2019

Wednesday 07 Dec 2016

One of the biggest rivalries in world sport is coming to Perth Stadium in 2019 when Western Australia hosts its first ever Bledisloe Cup match.

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.