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  • Raptors in use to deter MCG seagulls

    Seagulls at the MCG

    Jul 12, 2012

    The MCC will conduct further trials of raptors to deter seagulls at the MCG during seven matches in the remainder of the 2012 AFL home and away season.

  • Yarra Park closure - AFL Round 15

    Cars in Yarra Park

    Jul 05, 2012

    Due to its wet condition, Yarra Park will not be used for public vehicle parking at the Collingwood-Carlton, Melbourne-Richmond and and Hawthorn-Greater Western Sydney AFL matches at the MCG this weekend.

  • Cadel Evans' Tour de France victory bicycle joins MCG's National Sports Museum

    Cadel Evans and his yellow victory bicycle in the Long Room with (from left) MCG Trust chairman John Wylie and National Sports Museum Limited chairman Paul Sheahan.

    Dec 13, 2011

    Australia’s first Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, has confirmed he will place on long-term display in the MCG's National Sports Museum the iconic yellow victory bicycle he used on the final day of his famous win in Paris.

  • Raptors in use to deter Silver Gulls at MCG this weekend

    Seagulls at the MCG

    Sep 22, 2011

    The MCC has sought and received approval from the Department of Sustainability and Environment for a one-off trial of raptors to deter Silver Gulls at the MCG during the two AFL preliminary finals this weekend.

  • Great Southern Stand project builder appointed

    An artist's impression of the new-look Great Southern Stand

    Sep 21, 2011

    Premier Ted Baillieu today announced that work on a $55 million upgrade of the MCG's Great Southern Stand will start shortly after the AFL Grand Final following the appointment of Construction Engineering as the project builder.

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