Tag Archive: John Harnden

Apr 20

RAW: Adelaide Oval and The SMA – A Case Study To Worry About

A Premier Announces Works Begin Four Months Before An Election On Another Game Changer

The proponents of the Adelaide Oval redevelopment, which includes just about every major organisation in town forever push this line about this project being ‘world class’, ‘a game changer’ and the like for this town. Well, consideration of a similar dream in the West may give all cause for thought.

Apr 01

RAW: Adelaide Oval – The Stench Just Gets Worse

The conduct of the board and management of both the SA Cricket Association and the Stadium Management Authority is coming under increasing scrutiny in the wake of their actions this week. As covered by Richard Earle in this morning’s Advertiser, the SMA have chosen this week to redirect traffic from a website called saveadelaideoval.com.au to …

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Mar 20

RAW: Adelaide Oval – Real Estate Realities and Remedies

Before & After

Increasingly SACA members are asking how is it that this $85m is only value being received by members for their interest in the Adelaide Oval. For starters, $115m has just been spent on the new western grandstand, so for that alone you would think that would be the starting point for a value.

Mar 20

RAW: The Tide Starts To Turn on Adelaide Oval

If comments to Adelaide Now are a reflection of SACA members’ views at this time, support presently sits at around a mere 6%!

Oct 19

RAW: Can SACA Afford The Adelaide Oval Redevelopment Not To Proceed?

Our analysis of the SACA’s finances suggests talk that it is ‘completely comfortable’ with the debt it will carry after the western oval grandstand is complete but should the redevelopment of Adelaide Oval not proceed may include a considerable portion of bravado.

Sep 30

Adelaide Oval: Redevelopment Looking Increasingly Shaky

Last night’s SACA members’ information meeting produced little new information for members on what exactly this redevelopment will mean for them and cricket in this State. With most of the snazzy graphics shown by the architect drawn with a football layout on the oval, there is little wonder why cricket followers are increasingly nervous about both what happens to cricket on the main oval itself and what is in it for them when it comes to football.