Yearly Archive: 2019

$20 million commitment to GMHBA Stadium welcomed

T he Kardinia Park Stadium Trust welcomes today’s announcement that an additional $20 million would be invested into the upcoming ‘Stage 5’ redevelopment of GMHBA Stadium from an elected Labor government. Along with increasing the Stadiums capacity to 40,000, the redevelopment of the Stadiums Northern end will have a key focus on community usage. “Today’s... Read more

Science comes alive at GMHBA Stadium

Science is awesome! Seriously it is. Bring the whole family along to Science Alive! at GMHBA Stadium on 25-26 May 2019 and find out why. You will take a fascinating look at how our world depends on science, technology, engineering and math. Try our hands-on exhibits and watch spectacular science shows. Kids will love making their own... Read more

Leading With Compassion: Vinnies CEO Sleepout Returns To GMHBA Stadium

Geelong’s most influential business and community leaders will come together to fight homelessness when the CEO Sleepout returns to GMHBA Stadium on Thursday 27 June 2019. The event aims to raise awareness and funds to change the lives of more than 21,000 people in the City of Greater Geelong living in poverty. “The Kardinia Park... Read more

Rebecca Horrocks takes out the second Female Football Administrator Award

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, along with Football Federation Victoria (FFV) and the Geelong Regional (GRFC) awarded Rebecca Horrocks of the Lara United Football Club the second annual Kardinia Park Stadium Trust Football Administrator of the Year Award. The Award was presented to Bec as part of the ‘Celebration of Female Football’ event which opened... Read more

‘REFILL AND REFRESH’ AT KARDINIA PARK WITH NEW WATER STATION INITIATIVE

Ten new state of the art drinking stations have been installed throughout GMHBA Stadium as part of a joint initiative between the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, VicHealth and Barwon Water. Each water station allows patrons to ‘re-fill’ their drink bottles with cool drinking water or ‘re-fresh’ with the attached water fountain. The stations are wheelchair... Read more

KARDINIA PARK STADIUM TRUST AND GEELONG CATS LEAD THE WAY IN SENSORY INITIATIVE

In an Australian first, major events produced by Kardinia Park Stadium Trust and Geelong Cats match days will be accredited as sensory inclusive at GMHBA Stadium. For most, attending a sporting event such as an AFL match is an exciting experience. However, for some people with sensory sensitivities or challenges with sensory regulation, such as... Read more

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, Geelong Cats and Sports Environment Alliance join forces to kick sustainability goals

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust has partnered with the Geelong Football Club and Sports Environment Alliance (SEA) to make a commitment to making a positive impact on the environment. SEA’s mission is to create a sustainable environment in which sport can flourish into the future. Using the unifying and much loved culture of sport SEA... Read more

Female Football Administrator of the Year Award Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the Female Football Administrator of the Year Award. The award, which was won by Rose Pirrottina last year, compliments the work of Football Victoria and Geelong Regional Football Committee in promoting and celebrating women in sport both on and off the field. As well as a trophy, the recipient will... Read more

KARDINIA PARK STADIUM TRUST CHOOSES ITS NEW LEADER

Following a successful recruitment campaign and with the approval from the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events – Hon. Martin Pakula MP, we are excited to announce that Gerard Griffin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust (Trust). Mr Griffin brings to the Trust over twenty-five... Read more

GMHBA STADIUM TO HOST CRUSTY DEMONS ‘RISE OF THE DEMONS’ OUTDOOR ARENA TOUR

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust are thrilled to welcome the Crusty Demon’s outdoor arena tour to GMHBA Stadium on Saturday 12 October. More than a decade since their last major performance in Australia, extreme freestyle motocross legends the Crusty Demons will return down under with their brand-new live show ‘Rise of the Demons.’ After the... Read more
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