While a pledge of $20 million was confirmed in late 2020 by the Queensland Government, together with pledges of $11 million from local philanthropists, the Federal Government has failed to commit funding for the Sunshine Coast Stadium expansion project (Stage 1) in the May Budget.
Sunshine Coast Stadium
Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson has welcomed the bipartisan support which has been secured from the State Government and the State Opposition to commit $20 million towards the $68 million Stage 1 expansion of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.
The next thrilling event for the stadium will showcase some of the world’s greatest Monster Trucks including Australia number one – Outback Thunda and USA Legend Bearfoot on Saturday November 21.
WATCH: The Sunshine Coast has scored yet another hat-trick for footy fans to witness NRL action close-up with Melbourne Storm and Sunshine Coast Council today confirming the club’s last three home games of the regular season will be played at Sunshine Coast Stadium.
Queensland Health has approved a new COVID Safe Venue Management Plan for the Melbourne Storm versus Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs match at Sunshine Coast Stadium this Saturday 8 August.
A special NRL Indigenous Round welcome to the Melbourne Storm from local Sunshine Coast Kabi Kabi people at Sunshine Coast Stadium earlier today.
WATCH: Great anticipation ahead of the Melbourne Storm’s first, sellout “Home Game” on the Sunshine Coast. Listen here to coach Craig Bellamy’s pre-match media conference at Sunshine Coast Stadium.
Footy fans keen to witness first-class NRL action on the Sunshine Coast will be able to purchase tickets to Melbourne Storm’s Round 12 and 13 home fixtures from Wednesday 15 July.
At today’s press conference ahead of Thursday’s clash with the Roosters as Suncorp Stadium, Melbourne Storm Coach Craig Bellamy is steeling himself, players and families for an extended stay on the Sunshine Coast and is keen to see home games played on the Sunshine Coast.
Unitywater is helping feed the Coast’s homeless while supporting local businesses. In May, the utility joined forces with various Sunshine Coast organisations to provide services, hot showers, food and advice to those sleeping rough as a result of COVID-19.