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GIO Stadium Canberra


Stadium Facilities

About GIO Stadium Canberra

GIO Stadium is an iconic Australian sporting venue which plays host to the famous University of Canberra Brumbies and Canberra Raiders. With a seating capacity of over 25,000, it also hosts a number of international and community events, as well as providing first-class function and conference facilities.

Set amidst the native bush land of North Canberra and adjacent to the Australian Institute of Sport, GIO Stadium is a magnificent venue.
In an Australian city renowned throughout the world for its careful planning, contemporary architecture and wonderful gardens, GIO Stadium is a shining example of quality design and construction.

It has become part of a way of life, providing an atmosphere of quality, service and choice for all, with prospects for a wide range of entertainment and facilities in a venue that continues to make history through ACT, national and international sporting achievements.

Fun Facts

  • The length of the grass on our field is currently 25mm

  • Our light towers reach 67m into the sky

  • The perimiter of the Stadium Structure is 800m


Canberra Stadium was originally named Bruce Stadium, built for the 1977 Pacific Conference Games. The original seating capacity for the Stadium was 8,000 in one Grandstand on the West.

With the announcement of the 1985 World Cup Athletics Games, the Stadium underwent its first redevelopment. New seating was fitted on the East side, increasing the capacity to 11,500...

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Hospitality / Functions

GIO Stadium provides exceptional game day hospitality packages. Choose from outdoor boxes or heated suites, fully catered rooms and exclusive corporate areas.

We also offer a range of Functions Packages to suit all sizes and styles from small meetings to large conferences and formal dinners.

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Media Facilities

GIO Stadium's media facilities include:

  • Parking for outside broadcast van
  • Ground light for commercial television coverage
  • 8 enclosed television/radio commentary positions
  • Areas of press and journalists
  • 16 press and observer seats within close proximity to press working area
  • Photographers working area in close proximity to the playing field and access areas for press and journalists.
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