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Arafura Stadium

Arafura Stadium


The Arafura Athletics Stadium hosts all of the following events:

  • training
  • event bookings
  • school carnivals
  • state championships
  • international sports events such as the Arafura Games.

How to book

To book Arafura Stadium follow these steps:

Step 1. Call 08 8945 1979 to secure a date. Not-for-profit organisations, excluding schools, should call for a quote.

Step 2. Book on the Athletics NT website. Make sure you read and understand the booking conditions. Contact Athletics NT if you have any questions.

Step 3. Pay your invoice at least 30 days before your event or you may have to pay a late booking fee. Read the conditions on the form for more information.

Rental fees

You must pay a $200 bond before you can rent this facility and equipment.

You won't get a refund if the facilities are damaged or left untidy.

Hourly rental

$140 per hour.

Day rate

$980 per day.

A day rental includes all the following:

  • hire of stadium from 8am to 4pm
  • set up and pack up
  • first-aid room hire
  • one staff member on call for the duration of the booking.

You will be charged $140 per hour for every hour or portion of an hour you use over the eight-hour limit.

Light towers

$95 per hour.

The stadium has full flood lighting after 6pm.

Set up and pack up

A $270 fee is charged for a half-day rental or if you hire the track by the hour.

Barbecue hire

$55 per day - gas is not provided.

Public announcement system

$15 per hour or $120 per day - includes a radio microphone.

First-aid station

$70 per day.

Opening hours

7am to 7pm Monday to Friday.

9am to 12 noon Saturday.


Athletics NT
Phone: 08 8945 1979


40 Abala Road

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Last updated: 29 April 2021

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