Kardinia Park

Bringing the colourful stories of sport, community and connection to life

Join us as we reminisce about the rich history of Geelong’s iconic stadium and celebrate the future of Geelong’s sporting and community mecca.

Kardinia Park Chronicles will take us all on a story-telling journey and introduce us to some of the precinct’s most loved personalities.


Step back in time to the 1920's when Kardinia Park hosted one of the world's most thrilling sports. Kel Mitchener and Ken Walker give us an insight of when Motorcycles ruled the stadium.


In 2019, history was made when the Geelong Cats entered the AFLW. Cats player, Kate Darby and GFC Vice president, Diana Taylor relive that momentous occasion.


Col Hutchinson, Bob Gartland and past player, Wayne Closter reminisce some of the key moments of the Geelong Football Club's long and proud history at Kardinia Park.


Ahead of the highly anticipated redevelopment of the Northern end, Kardinia Park Stadium Trust CEO, Gerard Griffin and Tom King talk the past, present and future of GMHBA Stadium.


We are proud to be Australia’s first Sensory Accredited stadium. Kirsten Blake (Kardinia Park Stadium Trust) and Sarah Albon (Geelong Cats) are joined by paediatric doctor, Bernie Jenner to discuss how this initiative came about and the affect it has on families visiting the stadium.


Former Australian test batsman, Ian Redpath, joins Geelong Cricket Club’s David Kelly and Philip Marshall to delve into Kardinia Park’s rich history of hosting local, domestic and international cricket.

Welcome to Djilang

Wadawurrung traditional owner, Corrina Eccles and Geelong premiership player Mathew Stokes discuss the first nation's connection with Kardinia Park in front of the stadiums ‘Djilang Garden’.
Coming Soon


Long time Cats fans, the Bakker's and Frank Meeson chat with K rock Football's Tom King about their fond memories from the decades they have spent visiting the stadium.



Kardinia Park Chronicles Webinar

The 50 minute conversation hosted by K rock’s Tom King featured some of the
personalities that know Kardinia Park best. These included:

  • Stephen Gough (Chair, Kardinia Park Stadium Trust)
  • Col Hutchinson (Historian, Geelong Football Club)
  • Liz Coles (Geelong Central Netball Association)
  • Philip Marshall (Geelong Cricket Club)

Watch the full ‘yarn’ now on demand


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