Australia's heart of sports and entertainment! Welcoming around 600 events and attracting more than 2.5 million people, this is Melbourne’s home to an array of the most iconic and world-class experiences. The precinct is notably acclaimed for hosting the Australian Open and the city’s most celebrated national and international, sports and entertainment events. Proudly hosting the the Grand Slam, rugby, football, rugby league, netball, basketball, cycling and gymnastics; while also staging the highest calibre of artists and shows, such as Katy Perry, One Direction, P!NK, Beyoncé, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and Disney on Ice. This is the place where the people of Melbourne all our visitors make memories of a lifetime. The unrivalled location is situated between Melbourne’s CBD and Botanic Gardens, bound by the Yarra River. Comprising around 40 hectares, as the name suggests, it joins together the exceptionally unique premises of Melbourne Park and Olympic Park. Charity and community are truly an important focus in our guardianship of this special precinct. We endeavour to maximise the opportunities we can provide to the people of Victoria by partnering with charities and community groups.