Tourism - Docklands, VIC
Etihad Stadium is a multi-purpose facility designed to cater for major sporting and entertainment events, as well as social, business and private functions.
Etihad Stadium is the most versatile, flexible and technologically advanced stadium in Australia, boasting a free high density Wi-Fi network, a 1500 strong high definition IPTV network and a fully retractable roof.
Widely considered the busiest stadium in the world, Etihad Stadium has welcomed more than 35 million patrons since opening on March 9, 2000 and hosts as many as 80 arena sports and entertainment events as well as 600 non-event day functions annually in its function spaces.
The venue regularly stages AFL, A-League and Big Bash League games as well as some of the biggest international sporting events such as UFC193, Speedway Grand Prix, Soccer World Cup Qualifiers and International Rugby Union tests. Etihad Stadium also hosts the world’s most well-known performers including Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Bon Jovi, Coldplay, ACDC and Andre Rieu.