Facilities

AELEC boasts state of the art facilities, available to our event organisers, competitors and spectators. For an interactive tour of our facility, you can Take a Tour of our venue. In the meantime, our venue features:

Main arena

  • Indoor 80m x 40m sand arena with tiered seating for 3360

  • Concourse area with space for exhibition and trade sites

  • Mezzanine area for various uses including trade sites, temporary seating or corporate area

  • Mezzanine VIP area above the bar, kiosk and event offices

  • Cafe

  • Ticket box office

  • Event organiser office

  • Sound and lighting systems
  • Broadcasting and judges box overhanging the arena
  • Control room overlooking the adjoining Sales Arena
  • Stadium undercroft holds up to 200 head of stock
  • Lift access between VIP, concourse and ground levels

Sales arena

  • Indoor sales arena with tiered seating for 562 with standing room for another 200
  • Doubles as a warm-up arena for the Main Arena

Indoor arenas

Two undercover 66m x 25m arenas

  • with large screen televisions to stream competition from the main arena
  • doubles as stable blocks for events requiring extra stabling

Ebb & Flow arenas

100m x 100m Ebb & Flow timber post and rail arena and a 70m x 30m warm-up arena

  • All weather surface
  • Floodlit for night competition

Campdraft arena

  • Undercover cattle yards for up to 400 head
  • Floodlit for night competition
  • Grassed hill for spectating

Other arenas

  • Warm-up 4 is a 80m x 40m sand warm-up arena with a mechanical cow
  • Goonoo Goonoo arena on the northern side of the Main Arena is multipurpose for external trade sites and competition

Stables

  • Six stable blocks (A - F) with 478 stables 
  • Each stable measures 3.6m x 3.6m
  • Each stable block has wash bay facilities at the camping end
  • Stable blocks B and E have warm wash bay facilities, laundry, shower and toilet facilities

Multipurpose building

The multipurpose building sits between the Ebb & Flow arena and the campdraft arena with amenities and general purpose room for event organisers and food and bar options.

Education/training building

The education/training building features a lecture and demonstration theatre with tiered seating for 44, a veterinary room, shower and toilet facilities.

Outdoor facilities

  • 187 powered sites
  • Truck wash
  • Unpowered paddock sites