Great Barrier Reef Arena is one of the nation’s premier regional venues for Australian Football League (AFL) matches.


In recent years both AFL and AFLW content have been held at the arena and nationally broadcast under 1500+ lux lighting.




Field of play dimensions are 155m along the north-south axis and 130m on the east-west axis. This is comparable to the dimensions of the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).


The seating bowl enhances the intimate atmosphere, provides exceptional views and brings fans close to the action.




2 separate change rooms (Home/Away), including multiple toilet, shower facilities and wet areas


2 massage and strapping rooms (Home/Away)


2 meeting rooms (Home/Away) and 2 medical rooms


Officials rooms including male and female change facilities and amenities


Doping control room, bathroom and waiting area


Prayer room


Team Property room


Secure access from changing rooms to field of play


Ice baths to maximise player recovery



Main Coaches’ Boxes located on the eastern wing of the main oval, together with team rooms in the main GBRA building behind the Northern Goals


Permanent AFL media gantry adjacent to the existing AFL coaches boxes


2 AFL team dugouts on the Lamb St side of the main oval


4m x 3m LED Mobile Scoreboard and replay screen


2 newly refurbished additional change rooms located on the southern side of the main oval


Alternate Match Officials change rooma (unisex)


Additional Toilet & Change Facilities


Eastern Wing Berm spectator viewing – 1200m2


FREMANTLE, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 20: Hannah Dunn of the Suns speaks to the huddle after the teams defeat during the 2021 AFLW Round 04 match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Gold Coast Suns at Fremantle Oval on February 20, 2021 in Fremantle, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Photos)