Springfield City Group staff joined Jake Anson, Brisbane Lions GM – Infrastructure for a guided tour through the Brighton Homes Arena – Springfield Central Stadium.
Building structures and roofing are complete on Brighton Homes Arena as well as the installation of light towers to support AFL Women’s matches for the 2022/23 summer season.
“Construction progress for our new Training and Support Centre is tracking well and we look forward to moving the Club’s AFLW and AFL training to Greater Springfield in Spring,” said Brisbane Lions GM – Infrastructure, Jake Anson.
“Local businesses will benefit considerably following the opening bounce at AFL Women’s matches this November, and national broadcasters are excited to use the cutting edge facilities on offer.”
Brighton Homes Arena will be Queensland’s best sports training complex and the first purpose-built arena to showcase women’s football in Australia.
The $80 million precinct includes a new community centre, gym and function facilities and is expected to employ over 200 full-time staff once open.