The journey so far
  • Last updated:
  • 01 Apr 2021

Here are some of the milestone we achieved since the stadium expansion was first discussed:


  • February – March: Queensland Government Ministerial Infrastructure Designation community consultation. Find out more through our news item.


  • October - pledge of $20 million confirmed by the Queensland State Government.
  • April - pledges of $11 million confirmed from local community philanthropists.
  • February - The $2.7 million stadium lighting upgrade was complete to meet international broadcast standards. Read more.


  • December - Concept design for stage one expansion approved. Council also agreed to commit $17 million towards the project, subject to matching funding being secured from each of the State and Federal governments and other sources. Read more.
  • September - Concept design undertaken. 


  • KPMG Feasibility Study presented to council at the September Ordinary Meeting. 


  • Council engaged KPMG to investigate the feasibility of developing a national stadium on the Sunshine Coast. Read more.
  • Grass mound construction, increasing capacity to 12,000. The new 36 square metre, LED scoreboard was also installed. Read more.


  • Council adopted the Sunshine Coast Stadium Facility Development Plan 2015-2030. Read more.