AFL’s $15 million contribution

December 17, 2022 2:10 am in by

$15 million of the $375 million needed to be raised for a Hobart waterfront stadium will be contributed by the AFL.

Boss of the league Gill McLachlan making the pledge, having previously committed to a Tasmanian team in the competition, contingent on the covered stadium being built.

The remaining $360 million dollars yet to be raised is to be sought from the Commonwealth and private investors.

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Meantime Tasmanian independent Jacqui Lambie’s petition against the stadium is being swamped with signatures.

Senator Lambie’s against spending $750 million dollars on the arena when the money could be used to alleviate woes in health and housing.