Main Stadium

Built for the 1982 Commonwealth Games, it was on the athletics track of the main stadium that the giant Games mascot "Matilda" gave her now famous wink to help launch the event to the world.

Throughout it's history, QSAC has hosted major sporting events including the Brisbane Broncos’ home games from 1993 – 2002, the 1997 Super League Grand Final, State of Origin Rugby League in 2001 and 2002 and Davis Cup tennis in 1999 and 2000.

The main stadium has also hosted some of the world's most famous music acts including Pearl Jam, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, U2, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Michael Jackson, the Rolling Stones, Billy Joel & Elton John and Aida.  In addition the stadium is used for international, national and local athletics events and school sports carnivals on an annual basis.

Main Stadium Facilities

- 48,500 Grandstand seats 
- Undercover Corporate Boxes
- 9 lane international standard track with a 10 lane straight 
- 4 long jump/triple jump runways/pits
- 2 Javelin runways
- High Jump/Pole Vault facilities
- 2 shot put circles
- 2 discus cages
- 1 hammer cage
- Steeple facilities
- Two indoor canteen facilities
- First Aid Area
- Treasury
- Control Room
- Dressing Rooms
- PA System – fixed and roaming microphone
- Toilets/Showers
- Car Parking
- 4 lighting towers for night time events
- Photo finish facilities
- Electronic scoreboard

Stage an Event

The Main Stadium is available for hire to Event Promoters and sporting associations wishing to stage a wide variety of events.  More info

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