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Ceremonies Schedule and Prices

Ceremonies schedules and prices are shown below. Important Ticket Information

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Date Session Time Session Description Seating Type Price
March 15
8pm-11pm+ Opening Ceremony Reserved $590 $420 $250 $100 $300 - $525
March 26
8pm-11pm+ Closing Ceremony Reserved $420 $250 $100 $50 $148 - $259

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Information logoMany sessions or Price Levels are fully subscribed and are not available. Use the Buy tickets now option to determine which sessions and Price Levels are available for sale. For all ticketing options, view the Ticketing section of this Website.


  • EAD stands for Elite Athletes with a Disability.
  • All ticket prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of GST, fees and charges.
  • Getting to and from your events will be easy, with your Commonwealth Games ticket entitling you to free travel on metropolitan Melbourne's trains, trams and buses that accept Metcard, on the day of the event.
  • * Entry to Cycling - Mountain Bike requires a valid ticket.

Important ticket information

Single Ticket Sales Ticket Sales for the general public are now closed. For more information call 1300 00 2006. Travel Packages Travel Packages, including tickets, airfares and accommodation all-in-one packages were great to experience the Games. Learn about the packages.
Corporate Ticketing Hospitality packages enhanced the Games experience for companies and work colleagues. Learn more about the Corporate Hospitality packages. International Ticketing Find out how international visitors got tickets to the Games from outside Australia, securing top tickets and ensuring travel and accommodation was taken care of.
Group Ticketing The Group Ticket Offer to schools, sporting and community clubs is closed. View the details of the Group Ticket Offer. Ticket Ballot The Ticket Ballot and Special Ticket Offer are now closed. All applicants were advised by mail as to their success. View more information about these offers.

Visit the Ticketing section of this Website for further ticketing options.

Family Packages

Designed to assist young families in attending the Games, Melbourne 2006 have developed a range of Family Package options. Family Packages must have a minimum of four people, at least two of which must be children aged 2 - 12 years:

  • F4 - 2 adults and 2 children (aged 2 - 12); or 1 adult and 3 children (aged 2 - 12).
  • F5 - an F4 package plus 1 extra child.
  • F6 - an F4 package plus 2 extra children.
  • F7 - an F4 package plus 3 extra children.

Please note that Family Package options were not available to sessions with a four-ticket maximum, when only a standard F4 package was available.

Important Information

Children who are under two years of age in March 2006 will be admitted free of charge as long as they remain seated on their guardian's lap. All children occupying a seat require a valid ticket.

All Family Packages and Family Package options are available only in the lowest Price Level for each session and are subject to availability.

F5, F6 and F7 options are not available for sessions that feature a four-ticket maximum. At these sessions only a standard F4 package is available.

You can only apply for up to five standard F4 packages (equalling 20 tickets) per session except for sessions with a four-ticket maximum.

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