The showgrounds were quite rundown when I was there a few months ago, it would take a chunk to upgrade it
Yeah - but they’re being lobbied hard by the QCA and the Lions for a 25,000 venue in Brisbane for the five years they don’t have The Gabba. Converting QSAC into an oval was also being mooted.
I think the likely result is that cricket an AFL are shuffled around between Springfield, Allan Border Field and Cararra as needed. But governments do like to splash cash like crazy before an Olympics despite what they say about budgets so who knows?