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The latest Perth Stadium news and announcements.

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.

Local companies are winners on stadium project

Sunday 07 Jun 2015

Construction contracts for the new Perth Stadium totalling nearly $40 million have recently been awarded to local companies.

Shortlist for new Perth Stadium operator

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Premier Colin Barnett and Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced the four organisations shortlisted for the role of operator at the new Perth Stadium.

First Stadium concrete pour

Wednesday 06 May 2015

Construction of the 60,000 seat new Perth Stadium reached another important milestone today when the first concrete slab on the ground level was poured.

Postecoglou excited for new Perth Stadium opening

Monday 20 Apr 2015

Head coach of the Socceroos, Ange Postecoglou, is excited that his team will have the opportunity to play at the multi-purpose new Perth Stadium from 2018.

Stadium Station construction tender awarded

Thursday 19 Mar 2015

Construction of the train station at the new Perth Stadium site will begin within months with the announcement that Laing O’Rourke and AECOM have been selected to build the infrastructure.

WA company secures $73m stadium contract

Wednesday 04 Mar 2015

Local company Civmec Construction and Engineering has been awarded a $73 million steelwork contract for the new Perth Stadium which includes the supply and installation of more than 14,000 tonnes of structural steel.