Hon David Templeman Dip Tchg BEd MLA

Hon David Templeman Dip Tchg BEd MLA

Minister for Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; International Education; Heritage

    Optus Stadium to broadcast Shane Warne’s memorial service

    20/03/2022 7:00 AM

    • Shane Warne's memorial service will be broadcast at Optus Stadium on March 30
    • Free event, though attendees are required to register for a free ticket to attend
    • Transperth trains stopping at Stadium Station


    Shane Warne's memorial service will be broadcast live at Optus Stadium - with Western Australians invited to pay their respects to the cricket legend at WA's home of sport on Wednesday, March 30.


    The event is free to attend, though people are required to register for a free ticket to attend.


    The event will provide Western Australians with a chance to experience the Melbourne Cricket Ground service live and pay their respects to the champion cricketer - with similar events taking place in other capital cities around the country.


    Attendees will need to redeem their free tickets from the Ticketmaster website next week, with further details around timing to be made available at https://optusstadium.com.au soon.


    To support the event, Transperth train services will stop at Stadium Station before the event, with arrangements to be confirmed when the timings are released.


    Comments attributed to Sport and Recreation Minister David Templeman:


    "Shane Warne was one of a kind, a cricketing legend and someone many Australians felt a connection with.


    "The McGowan Government is pleased to have facilitated this fitting tribute to the King of Spin, who was known for his unique personality as much as his sporting prowess.


    "He was just a wonderful player to watch and a great Australian character.


    "I know Western Australian cricket fans have nothing but fond memories of the many summers Shane Warne spent plying his trade at the WACA Ground.


    "I am sure many thousands of Western Australians will take the opportunity to secure a free ticket to this event to farewell one of Australia's true sporting legends."

    Minister for Sport and Recreation's Office 6552 5400