Home of the Matildas VIC

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bluebottle provided the lighting controls and pitch controls for the project offering complete management of each field and the entire venue.

The Home of the Matildas – the largest football-specific infrastructure project in Australia’s history,

Facility overview
-FIFA and AFC compliant elite training facility
-Five pitches including
-Show Pitch – Premium FIFA standard Hybrid
-1 additional Premium FIFA standard Hybrid
-3 FIFA standard synthetic pitches
-400m2 high-performance Gym, Cardio, Weights
-Additional Rehab/pilates / yoga multi-purpose space
-Sprint track
-Sports Science / High performance
-Prehab/rehab zone
-Sports science lab
-Doctor / Physio / Psychologist consulting suites
-2 Massage spaces
-Elite-level Recovery / Wet Area
-Hot & Cold Plunge Pools
-‘Endless River’ recovery pool with swimming jets
-Multiple change rooms including a purpose-designed circular Matildas locker room
-Auditorium / Theatrette and 3 configurable team meetings rooms with pitch markings in the carpet (team walk-throughs)
-Approximately 800 seat grand-stand with additional terrace/balcony for standing room and/or functions – overlooking the main pitch
-Function spaces and bar overlooking the main pitch (with commercial kitchen attached)
-Public Café and match day canteen
-Matildas and FV historical/interactive displays and memorabilia
-Media production centre
-Broadcast spaces and capability
-Players dining room
-Player’s lounge, study space, and 2 sleep rooms (sleep/meditation/prayer / quiet rooms)
-Football Victoria offices within the main administration building
-Public amenities throughout – including Changing Places, all abilities, gender neutral and parents facilities
-Purpose-built international standard Futsal pitch (Stage 2 – subject to funding)
-This facility will support wheelchair football, rugby, and other indoor events
-The Futsal pitch will also provide an indoor training/game warm-up space

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