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Brisbane Arena

Our department is leading the coordination and planning of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic infrastructure program. The newly built Brisbane Arena is one 37 competition venues within the Brisbane 2032 Master Plan.

The Australian Government will provide $2.5 billion for the Brisbane Arena development.

The Brisbane Arena will be an indoor entertainment centre - a state-of-the-art facility that gives Brisbane and Queensland a world class space for premium live events.

Brisbane Arena will be within easy walking distance for people of all mobilities to the city’s rail and bus networkThe Arena is set to host Olympic and Paralympic swimming, and water polo finals, completing the list of venues that will put 16 Olympic sports within walking distance of each other.

The newly built Brisbane Arena will be:

  • a new 17,000 seat CBD indoor entertainment venue
  • serviced by new Cross River Rail Brisbane Underground, Brisbane Metro, and existing train and bus services
  • hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Swimming and Water Polo finals

Last updated: 17 Feb 2023