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Melbourne Park stage 2 redevelopment confirmed

Stage two of the Melbourne Park redevelopment has been formally launched, with the announcement of $298m funding by the Premier of Victoria. Melbourne and Olympic Parks will be contributing a further $40 million to the $338 million revamp, which includes:

  • Rod Laver Arena Refurbishment
  • New eastern-facing primary entrance which will also provide food and beverage facilities, toilets
  • Expanded public concourse space
  • Accessible entrances to the seating bowl
  • Significant back-of-house improvements to ensure that Rod Laver Arena can continue to host the best events in Australia
  • Batman Avenue bridge
  • A new primary pedestrian entrance to the precinct from the City will connect with Birrarung Marr to provide direct access from Flinders Street Station
  • Administration and Media building
  • New administration facilities for Melbourne and Olympic Parks and Tennis Australia
  • Temporary media and broadcast facilities for the Australian Open will be located to the north of the site to reduce disruption to the Australian Open and year-round events during construction.