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AFL seeks $100 million Great Southern Stand facelift
Two years after the stadium's $450 million facelift was completed, the Melbourne Cricket Club has commissioned its architectural consultants to look at changes to the Great Southern Stand, which was completed in 1992.
AFL Chief Executive Andrew Demetriou recently told Melbourne's The Age newspaper that "the Southern Stand simply looks tired," and is believed to be seeking the redesign and rebuilding of entrances, concourses and seating for its stakeholders.
The cost of this is estimated at around $100 million
The AFL's agreement with the MCG runs until 2032, with the league contributing an annual indexed $5 million to the stadium's annual revenue of $85 million.
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