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Queensland Country Bank Stadium is a centrally located, 25,000 seat, best-practice, multi-purpose regional stadium in Townsville.

The Stadium is a joint project of the Queensland Government, Australian Government and Townsville City Council and is supported by the National Rugby League (NRL) and North Queensland Cowboys. The stadium forms part of the Townsville City Deal that was signed in December 2016.

Queensland Country Bank Stadium owned and operated by Stadiums Queensland.

 

Venue Design

 

Queensland Country Bank Stadium's design embraces the project’s vision to attract visitors and investment, celebrate Townsville's climate, value the water edge environment, deliver high quality public spaces and support urban regeneration.

The stadium features generous plazas and landscaped green spaces. The grassed northern green and plaza forms part of the northern entry and can provide a space for friends and family to meet before watching the event!

The horseshoe-shaped, cantilever roof inspired by the tropical pandanus plant provides an elegant expression of the building while shading about 75% of the seating, with generous overhangs over the concourse and main entry.

The modern look and feel of the stadium has been enhanced by incorporating the sports lighting into the stand roofing, eliminating the need for light towers. On the sweeping 9m wide concourse patrons will be able to walk the full 600m circumference of the stadium without the use of stairs and be able to take in views to the field of play.

 

Seating Capacity Information

 
  • 8,049 - Lower Bowl
  • 12,748 - Upper Bowl
  • 4,386 - Western Grandstand

 
Corporate Hospitality and Function Spaces

 

Queensland Country Bank Stadium offers a wide variety of corporate hospitality and function spaces; both for use on major event days when coming to watch a game of footy; or booking a function space for a special occassion.

All spaces are on the Western side of the venue; and boast beautiful views of the field of play.

Level 4 [Sky Deck North* & Sky Deck South*] utilizes the stadium roof as coverage; with views of the field of play and offers views of Castle Hill at the north or the Hutchinson Builders  Centre and NQ Cowboys training field at the South.  These spaces hold over 100 guests each and is has a relaxed feel.

Level 3 [The Terrace North* & The Terrace South*] is similar to Level 4; however has the security of a ceiling.  These spaces hold over 100 guests each.  Level 3 also is home to 17 private suites (up to 16 people in capacity) and is suitable for small intimate meetings.

Level 2 is home to our Gundalu Function Room* (up to 220 seated), Chairmans Lounge* (up to 50 seated or 80 cocktail style)  and Club Lounge (up to 350 cocktail style).  All featuring floor to ceiling glass windows viewing the field of play.  All spaces have dedicated amenities and bar service available.

Level 1 has Centreline Club*; a 80 capacity function space with dedicated amenities and bar.  This space has internal stairs and a lift to take you down to Field Club (pending booking confirmation) that is in the heart of the back of house home change room and press conference room.

Our ground floor function space is the Field Club*; a 80 capacity function space that sits between the home change warm up room and press conference room.  This room is connected to the above Centreline Club (via stairs and lift), has its own dedicated amenities and bar.

     * subject to change/COVID-19 guidelines.

For more information on our non-event day functions spaces, see our Venue Functions Page.

 

Food & Beverage Facilities

 

Pandanus Catering is the catering service designed for Queensland Country Bank Stadium, and we are passionately committed to honouring local seasonal produce and staying at the forefront of the latest in function food trends and service styles. 
 
The Pandanus Catering culinary team has worked closely with the management of Stadiums Queensland to create menus that feature food and new menu and service styles commensurate with the launch and positioning of a new, world class Stadium.
 
With a target of 85% locally-sourced food and North Queensland we have an ability to play with some amazing local produce.  Our menus have been created with the flavours and food of the region in mind whether we’re talking about seafood from Ingham Road Seafood and fruit & vegetable from Simon George and Sons.
 
We are really excited to be showcasing the stadium as an iconic location with fantastic new facilities by creating unique experiences with unparalleled food and beverage offering. 
 
The stadium has a diverse range of function spaces, from a small boardroom to internal spaces wit floor to ceiling glass overlooking the field, to open terrace areas right down to the actual field of play for major events.  We have the space for any style of event that you can dream of… and whether you need canapes for a corporate event or a tailored made dinner menu - we’ll have you covered!

 

Talent and Athlete Facilities

 

Queensland Country Bank Stadium has four independent change rooms that have dedicated wet areas, access to hot/cold spa's a warm up area, medical rooms and a massage room.  These spaces have the ability to form two larger changing areas.

 

Flexible back of house spaces available for any hirer - including an event management space, store rooms and dressing room.