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Collingwood Boss McGuire's A$1B Victoria Stadium Plan Moves Closer To Reality

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 16

Australian Football League side Collingwood President Eddie McGuire’s A$1B ($740M) stadium dream "is a step closer to reality" after the formation of a State Government taskforce to "decide the future of Melbourne’s sporting stadiums and precincts," according to Michael Warner of the HER...

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