Geelong Cats vs Hawthorn Hawks

The Cats take on the Hawks at GMHBA Stadium.


  • To avoid delays when entering the stadium, please download your ticket to your phone before arriving at the ground.
  • Please enter via the gate stated on your ticket.


Accessible Parking will be located in the B6 parking area (Enter via Latrobe Terrace)

Accessible parking is available on a first in basis. 

Patrons must display their Accessible Parking sticker to access these areas. 

The customer service/traffic staff will be able to direct you to the assigned accessible parking area.

A taxi rank will be located on Verner St, at the conclusion of the event.

A drop off area is available for patrons via Gate A off Kilgour Street, upon arrival at the gate the Traffic controller will direct vehicles to proceed via the internal roadway to the drop off area outside the Legends Plaza. This area is also to be utilised for Uber and Taxi arrivals.

The Sensory Room is located in the Deakin Cats Community Centre on the Ground Level concourse at the back of the Players Stand – inside Gate 8 (Doug Wade Gate). 

If you are unsure how to access the room please see a staff member for assistance.

Learn more about our Sensory Zone HERE

Our stadium features two Changing Places facilities.  

Changing Places is an accessible toilet for people with a disability requiring a hoist. It is accessed with an MLAK key. Patrons will have their own key, or one is available via the Inclusion Officer. Changing Places facilities are located in Aisle 36 of the Level A Brownlow Stand and Ground Level of the Joel Selwood Stand.

During the event a dedicated Inclusion Officer is available to help patrons navigate the stadium and provide assistance.  Don’t hesitate to contact the Inclusion Officer directly throughout the event on 0439 305 980 for any people with additional needs.

Gate 1 – Polly Farmer.

Yes, GHMBA Stadium’s concourse is now fully connected. However, for speed of entry, it is recommended you enter the stadium via the gate stated on your ticket.

A General Admission ticket provides access to General Admission seating and standing areas within GMHBA Stadium. These General Admission areas are not assigned or reserved, and are occupied on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Admission areas are available in both the Joel Selwood Stand and Players Stand, please refer to the information on your ticket purchased. A ticketing map is available here.

Further details on the General Admission and Standing areas will be available the week of the game through the Geelong Cats and Kardinia Park websites.

Yes, standing room at GMHBA Stadium is fully ticketed.

Please note, GMHBA Stadium is now a cashless venue

The Cats Shop will be open for all your Geelong Cats merchandise

If there is any further information your require to plan your visit to GMHBA Stadium, please view our Stadium FAQ page or simply send us an enquiry at