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NSW Premier Prepared To Commit More Than Initial A$1.6B For Stadium Upgrades

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 21 / 17

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian will "upgrade" the ANZ Stadium and Allianz Stadium, according to Andrew Clennell of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Berejiklian said that she is "prepared to commit more money" than the A$1.6B ($1.3B) that is now set aside for projects. She added that both stad...

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