Telstra Stadium, Docklands - Victoria, Australia



Docklands Stadium inside during daytimeSIDE

Telstra Stadium - Melbourne, Australia


Docklands stadium (also known by its former sponsored names of Colonial Stadium and Telstra Dome, and its current sponsorship name of Etihad Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment stadium in the Docklands precinct of Melbourne, Australia. 


Construction started in October 1997 and was completed in 2000 at a cost of $460 million.


Syfon Systems provided a world-class syfonic system for this stadium, which has a venue capacity of 56,347 people and features a retractable roof which opens and closes in less than 20 minutes. When the roof is open, 98 percent of patrons are sitting behind the drip line of the roof. 


WATCH: The stadium roof closing (Dur: 45secs)

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