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Adelaide Oval costs wrap up at $610m

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Adelaide Oval’s redevelopment project cost has topped $610 million.

First announced as a $450 million fixed cost redevelopment, the additional costs include an $85 million payment to the South Australian Cricket Association, $30 million in external and parklands works, $40 million for a footbridge and $5 million in upgrade costs for the Western Grandstand.

The costs were updated in the Auditor-General’s project report for the period to December 2013, tabled in State Parliament yesterday.

The report confirms that $30 million in Commonwealth funding was deemed to be outside of the $535 million statutory limit.

“… the Commonwealth funds have not been included in the amount of public money made available and expended with respect to the $535 million limit as required,” the report said.

The Commonwealth funds were split into two parts: $18 million paid directly to the Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (AOSMA) for “other certain works associated with the Oval redevelopment” and $12 million for work on parklands adjacent to the stadium.

The parklands work included;

The Auditor General’s report shows that AFL has so far paid half of its $5 million (in January).

 

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