Melbourne Cricket Ground - FAQs

    FAQs

    1. What items can I bring into the stadium on event day?
    2. Where I can sit when I come to an event?
    3. How do I get to the MCG?
    4. How do I gain employment at the MCG?
    5. Can I take a tour of the MCG?
    1. 1.

      What items can I bring into the stadium on event day?

      For the comfort, safety and enjoyment of all patrons, staff and event participants, and/or pursuant to MCG Regulations and the Major Events (Crowd Management) Act 2003 (Vic) there are a number of items that are not permitted into the MCG.

      View the MCG Conditions of Entry for further details.

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    2. 2.

      Where I can sit when I come to an event?

      The MCG seating is usually divided into three clear areas: public, MCC members and AFL members.

      Most events have a seating configuration that allows for patrons to pre-purchase reserved seats in the public areas to guarantee entry to the event. Any unsold seats are then available on the day of the event at the gate until sold out.

      Tickets sold at the venue on event days from the public gates are sold as general admission tickets on a "first-in, best-dressed" basis.

      On some occasions, such as the annual Anzac Day AFL match on April 25, all seats are pre-sold as reserved seats and are all allocated prior to the event. This website will provide updates on this situation for each event.

      View the MCG seating plans for further details.

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    3. 3.

      How do I get to the MCG?

      More than three million people visit the MCG each year. There are a variety of ways to reach the famous stadium, including train, tram, bus, car, taxi and walking.

      Find out more about travelling to the MCG.

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    4. 4.

      How do I gain employment at the MCG?

      The Melbourne Cricket Club is an equal opportunity employer. The club employs a range of permanent, part-time, contract and casual positions across a range of duties.

      From time to time, positions will become available and will be posted on the Positions Vacant  page of this website.

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    5. 5.

      Can I take a tour of the MCG?

      Yes. an MCG Tour gives the visitor an opportunity to relive their great sporting memories through a comprehensive tour of this marvellous stadium, where so many champions of yesterday and today have performed.

      Find out more about our MCG Tour.

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