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Metricon Stadium

Multiple design award-winning Metricon Stadium hosted the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies and athletics.

The venue is home to AFL team the Gold Coast Suns and Gold Coast Football Club. It has hosted gigs including the KISS Farewell tour, Foo Fighters and 2014’s Big Day Out.

A $144 million upgrade in 2009 by the Australian Designers of London’s Olympic Stadium includes AFL oval capable of accommodating an ICC compliant cricket oval, IAAF Athletics field and FIFA World Cup football field, facilities for 2000 corporate patrons, AFL team and officials change rooms, media facilities and team and official suites.

Metricon Stadium, Gate 6, Nerang-Broadbeach Road, Carrara


Building use: Sport and recreation
Architects: Populous
Original stadium built: 1987; redeveloped 2009-2011
Website: metriconstadium.com.au