Kardinia Park Stadium Trust News

A Stadium for all…

They say in Geelong that you are only ever two degrees of separation from knowing someone. Our community is tightly connected and our networks are intricate.  Found at the heart of many networks, the subject of sentimental stories is GMHBA Stadium. GMHBA Stadium is more than just a sports venue.  The community of Geelong holds... Read more

Icons of Kardinia Park

Legendary KRock Football Commentator Peter Le Grand kicked off Kardinia Park Stadium Trust’s ‘Icons of Kardinia Park’ lunch series. The quarterly event celebrates the personalities that have made the Kardinia Park precinct what it is today. Peter called 1133 games of AFL Football with over 800 involving Geelong. He was awarded the Reg Hickey Medal in... Read more

Kardinia Park Advisory Committee

In September 2017 the community groups that call Kardinia Park home, came together under the title Kardinia Park Advisory Committee (KPAC). Although formalized in the Act, the user groups and organisations within the Kardinia Park precinct have long worked together, shared ideas and formed partnerships that see the precinct continue to be a hive of... Read more

Geelong named as an official host city for the mens ICC World T20 in 2020

It has been announced that Geelong will be an official host city for the Men’s ICC World T20 held in October/November 2020. Further bolstering Geelong’s standing as Australia’s leading regional events city, Kardinia Park Stadium will host 6 group matches in what will be the first time the ICC World T20 has been held in... Read more

Renegades ready for GMHBA Stadium Blockbuster

Less than two weeks out from GMHBA Stadium hosting Geelong’s first Big Bash Game for points, the Renegades have made Geelong its official ‘home away from home’. 4,000 cricket fans flocked to the Geelong Cricket Oval at Kardinia Park for the Renegades Family Day which included an exhibition match that featured stand out performances from... Read more

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust, Geelong Cats and Villawood Properties team up to support Bethany.

If you have visited the Charles and Co Café at GMHBA Stadium over the last month, no doubt you would have seen the giant 20 foot Christmas tree showcased in the foyer. There is a lot more to this tree than being just an impressive (and very large) Christmas decoration. Now in its 17th year,... Read more

GMHBA Stadium to host Geelong’s 53rd Carols by Candlelight

The Kardinia Park Stadium Trust is excited to work with the Y Service Club of Geelong to host Geelong’s biggest Carols by Candlelight yet. Due to re-development work at Johnstone Park, the event will be held at GMHBA Stadium, ensuring the Carols, which have been a Geelong Christmas Eve tradition since 1965 will go ahead.... Read more

Dan Simmonds to join the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust

Minister for Sport, the Hon John Eren MP has announced that Dan Simmonds will become the newest member of the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust. Mr Simmonds is a long term resident of Geelong with significant standing within the Geelong Community. He is a prominent and experienced lawyer highly regarded across the region for his work... Read more

Festival of Sport 2018

On 6 and 7 of October, the Geelong community descended on Kardinia Park for a celebration of physical activity, health, and sport! The free event provided a showcase of the state’s best in sport, welcoming the community to Kardinia Park to participate in over 30 different ‘come and try’ activations each day, including standup paddle... Read more

Plans underway to increase capacity at GMHBA Stadium to 40,000

With the Brownlow Stand opening in May this year, plans are already underway to complete GMHBA Stadium and make it truly The Best Regional Stadium in Australia. The Trust is working with the State Government to develop the Business Case for the Stage 5 redevelopment at the Northern End of the Stadium which will see... Read more
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