Great Barrier Reef Arena
A world-class precinct designed to serve the community
and attract visitors to enjoy the wonders of our region.
MACKAY QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA
- 2000 new permanent seats
- Media and broadcast facilities for AFL and cricket
- Purpose-built facilities for players and ofﬁcials
- Corporate and event facilities
- One of Australia’s largest regional sporting facilities
- Professional grade male & female changerooms
- Meeting national and international sporting event requirements
Creating a Year Round
- Greenspace & public domain
- Music and cultural event facilities
- Interconnecting walking tracks
- New food and beverage outlets
- Community event plaza
Promoting our Wonders to
Australia and the World
In addition to attracting new visitors to our region, the
national live broadcast of AFL and cricket events will
provide valuable exposure of our amazing natural assets
across the country and the world.
Independent economic assessment projects annual
gross regional output of $31 million+ each year with major
sport, entertainment and cultural events increasing
visitation to the area by over 54,000 nights per year.
Over the 18-month construction period 90 additional
local jobs will be created, together with a total
economic output of $43.2M, making an important
contribution to post-pandemic recovery.
Increase in Gross Regional Product:
90 New Jobs