The GABBA first hosted Australian Rules football in 1981 when Hawthorn played Essendon. After that the Brisbane Bears began playing at the ground in 1991, and then from 1993 to 1996. After the merge between Fitzroy and the Brisbane Bears to create the Brisbane Lions, the Lions have played a majority of their home games at the ground.
Between 2001 and 2007, Melbourne sold a home to the GABBA.
In 2020, the GABBA hosted 35 games due to the COVID 19 pandemic. This included the AFL Grand Final.
The GABBA is set to be the main stadium of the 2032 Olympic Games. As a result of this, the GABBA will be fully redeveloped and out of action for three and a half years. This is TBC.
Home Team: Brisbane
Address: Vulture St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Hickey Park is Brisbane's AFLW home ground. It was first used in 2019 in which Melbourne played against Brisbane in Round 3 of the 2019 season.
Home Team: Brisbane (AFLW)
Address: Babarra St, Stafford QLD 4053
One place to visit while in Brisbane is to head down to South Bank and to go onto the Wheel of Brisbane
For more information on what to do while visiting Brisbane, visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au/