Western Sydney Stadium

Community consultative committee

Nominations are now open for the Western Sydney Stadium Community Consultative Committee.

We’re looking for a mix of people who live locally or are members of a stakeholder group (community, environment, Aboriginal or industry).

To apply, download a nomination form below and send it to Darryl Watkins, Independent Chairperson of the committee at info@wssccc.com.au by Wednesday 26 November.

Nomination forms:

Construction update

Major construction started in September 2017 and will be complete in mid-2019. Work over the next few months will include:

  • Completing excavation, remediation and piling work.
  • Establishing a tower crane.
  • Pouring concrete and installing pre-cast concrete slabs.
  • Installing and assembling structural steel for the main seating bowl and roof.

Our working hours will continue to be from:

  • 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • 8am to 5pm on Saturdays.

Noise and vibration levels are expected to be minimal.

Read our project update for more information.

Planning update

The project received stage two planning approval on 31 August 2017. The Environmental Impact Statement for stage two (covering detailed design, construction and operation) was on public exhibition from Thursday 9 March to Friday 7 April.

A Response to Submissions Report has been prepared to respond to issues raised and can be found, along with the full suite of stage one and stage two planning documents, on the Major Projects website of the Department of Planning and Environment.

Closure of Parramatta Swimming Centre

Parramatta Swimming Centre has closed to make way for the new stadium.

View our interactive map to find out where you can keep swimming or download our swim school directory.

We have developed an Interim Recreation Swimming Pool Management Plan to ensure interim arrangements are in place for all pool users.

Artist impressions of the new Western Sydney Stadium

Project background

The new Western Sydney Stadium is part of the $1.6 billion stadia strategy to improve sporting infrastructure across the state. The new Western Sydney Stadium will:

  • be able to cater for bigger crowds, provide an improved game day experience and bring major benefits to the Western Sydney economy
  • generate approximately 1,200 jobs during construction and between 600 and 900 jobs once operational for sporting event days and major events
  • cater for a range of sporting and community uses within the precinct.


The new Western Sydney Stadium will be used for a range of sports including rugby league, football, rugby union and a range of other events such as concerts, markets and fairs. The new Western Sydney Stadium will have:

  • comfortable seating for 30,000 people and high-quality food and beverage facilities
  • five levels of premium, corporate and function spaces big screens, advanced technology including wifi and broadcast facilities
  • improved security and administration along with improved pedestrian and public plazas areas and landscaping around the stadium.

Find out more

A range of information about the key issues addressed in the Environmental Impact Statement is available.

November 2017 – Project update
July 2017 – Project update
March 2017 project update
February 2017 Project update - Start of demolition work

January 2017 Project update - Site establishment
About the new Western Sydney Stadium

Planning Process and Concept Plan
Heritage Assessment
Environmental Impacts
Stadium access and transport

Latest news

Contact us

If you have an enquiry or comment about the project, please contact the project team.
Phone: 1800 962 221
Email: westsydstadium@lendlease.com

Latest News

New Construction Industry Leadership Forum

Thursday, October 05, 2017

A forum of leaders from industry and the Victorian and NSW public sectors has been established to improve collaboration and action around procurement and delivery of major government infrastructure projects, including addressing capability and capacity constraints and the need for greater workforce diversity. Read more

Work starts on Western Sydney home of sport

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Work has officially kicked off today on the 30,000 seat Western Sydney Stadium at Parramatta which will set a new standard for sports fans when it opens in 2019. Read more

First sod turned on new Grafton prison

Monday, August 21, 2017

Minister for Corrections David Elliott today turned the first sod on the new Grafton Correctional Centre, marking a key milestone in the NSW Government’s prison infrastructure plan and delivering jobs and investment to the North Coast. Read more