Port Adelaide unveils major precinct development plans for Alberton

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Nov 6, 2014
AFL Club
Port Adelaide
A WORLD class, multi-purpose training and sports science precinct planned for Alberton Oval could up and running by the time Port Adelaide Football Club celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020.

The proposed development was announced today by Port Adelaide Chairman, David Koch and SA Premier Jay Weatherill at the JLT Cup pre-season match at Alberton Oval.

It includes:

• Construction of an Aboriginal Centre of Excellence
• A new high performance centre
• Development of a secondary training and rehabilitation field
• A new Port Club containing a visitor centre and museum
• Upgrades to the Fos Williams Family Stand.
• Development of a Premiership Walk at the entry to the oval and facilities

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Fun fact: John Georgiades kicked 8 goals on debut
Oct 3, 2013
AFL Club
Port Adelaide
Correct, if it's not fully funded to me it's just a blue sky statement at this stage.
It'll happen. These are the things that we get done. The only issue might be if the Libs get elected, which they won't. Even if by some chance they do though, we may be able to lean on the Sally Zou connection.


Flick pass expert
Nov 16, 2004
AFL Club
Port Adelaide
Other Teams
The Mighty Blacks
JFK 1961 - we are going to the moon before this decade is over. We dont know how the fu** we are going to do it, we haven't recruited the astronauts, engineers, rocket builders yet, we haven't set the budget and funding process yet, but we are going to have a crack.

That's how I see this announcement. One to focus the mind and set a target date to achieve it. Stop talking about it, start finding the people and resources to do it.
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