Sydney 2000; Stadium Australia and Sydney Football Stadium to be replaced by two new stadiums

Thursday, the New South Wales government decided to push ahead with the plan to demolish both Stadium Australia and the Sydney Football Stadium. Both venues were used during the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. The two stadiums will be replaced at a cost of more than $2bn. Read more about this story on Business Insider Australia.


Stadium Australia (ANZ Stadium)

Photo: Simon_sees on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Photo: Simon_sees on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Venue Stadium Australia
Olympics Sydney 2000
Architect Populous
Capacity 82,500 Seats (110,000 during Summer Olympics)
Olympic Sports Ceremonies (opening/closing), Athletics, Football (final)


Sydney Football Stadium (Allianz Stadium)

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Venue Sydney Football Stadium
Olympics Sydney 2000
Architect Philip Cox, Richardson & Taylor
Capacity 44,000 Seats
Olympic Sports Football