Etihad Stadium Media Access
Friday 22 Jul 2011

2012 AFL Premiership Season

Media Contacts

Etihad Stadium’s Communications Department contacts are listed below:

Bill Lane
Communications Manager

(03) 8625 7700

Alicia Sabato
Communications Coordinator

(03) 8625 7700

Media Queries
• All media queries should be directed to Etihad Stadium’s Communications Department.
• All requests for comment, including from CEO Paul Sergeant, must go through the Communications manager.

Access – Event Days
• The main media areas are located on Level C between Gates 8 & 9.
• Media can access the media areas (press box, radio boxes and TV broadcast box) via Gates 8 & 9 from Level 1 and all three levels of the car park from gate opening time, which is two hours prior to the beginning of the event.
• If media personnel require access to the media areas prior to gates opening, they can do so via Gate 9 at Level 1 or Car Park Level B3 up to an hour and a half prior to gates opening. In addition, media can access Level C from Gate 8, Car Park Level B2.
• Back of House access to Etihad Stadium is via Service Entry. This includes access to the photographers’ room and media centre.
• All media must present a valid AFL accreditation to gain access to the venue’s media areas.
• Etihad Stadium’s media areas are to be utilised by working media only.

Access – Non-Event Days
• Access to Etihad Stadium on non-event days must be approved by the stadium’s Communications Department (see contacts above).