20 August 2015
The SA Athletics Stadium at Mile End, hosts a range of events including school carnivals, athletics competitions and training for all ages, and soccer games.
Athletics SA received a Special Purpose Grant in 2013 -14 to develop detailed design work for enhancing spectator viewing and accomodation of visiting teams and schools for all types of events.
This grant also delivered works including:
Another second grant in 2015 through the State Facilities Fund will include a further 135 meters of tiers and shaded areas being improved. Completion is projected for January 2016 in readiness for the Adelaide Track Classic in Feburary 2016.
These improvements will be valuable for the upcoming national events being hosted at the Stadium in 2015-16:
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