AFL Round 7 – Richmond v Melbourne – ANZAC Day Eve

AFL Round 7 – Richmond v Melbourne – ANZAC Day Eve
AFL Round 7 – Richmond v Melbourne – ANZAC Day Eve

*No general public parking. Parking is available for accessibility and accredited passholders only.

The Melbourne Cricket Club is excited to welcome you to the Members’ Reserve for the 2024 AFL Premiership Season ANZAC Day Eve match between Richmond and Melbourne.

View the full 2024 AFL Premiership Season fixture here.

Scroll below for key information about accessing the MCG for this match.

ANZAC Day Eve Ceremony

We strongly encourage everyone to be in their seats by 6:30pm, with the pre-match ceremony commencing from 6:50pm.

6:57pm – Australian Army Band
7:01pm – Corangamite Light Horse Troop enter arena for lap of honour
7:02pm – Players enter arena and line up in front of stage
7:05pm – Eternal Flame lit by Garth Callender
7:05pm – Ode to the Fallen
7:06pm – Last Post
7:07pm – New Zealand & Australian national anthems
7:11pm – Joint banner raised; teams run through

Please note: Service at all outlets within the MCG and entry through the gates will be paused out of respect during the Observance Ceremony. Operations will resume at the conclusion of the Ceremony.

MCC Library Fact Sheet

Click here to read the MCC Library Fact Sheet for this match.

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online application form via the Military Veterans Group page on the MCC website (subject to capacity) and providing the required evidence of eligibility. 
The Hans Ebeling Room will be reserved exclusively for MCC current and ex-service people and a guest. The room is located on Level 2, behind seating bay N37. It will be a great place to catch up with friends and enjoy a beverage and light refreshments. 


*Due to room capacity, please note additional guests cannot be accommodated in the room.
Members will be eligible to access a Long Room pass for their guest to access the Long Room on the day (subject to dress standards).
One drink voucher per attendee will be provided (one per member and one per guest) to redeem a beverage of their choice in the Hans Ebeling Room or Long Room. Drinks included will be beer, house wine, sparkling wine and soft drink. Long Room passes and drink vouchers will be available for members to collect on the day of their chosen game outside the Hans Ebeling Room.
Members’ Reserve dress standards are acceptable in the Hans Ebeling Room for both matches (jacket and tie not required for access), however members should note the additional standard of dress required for the Long Room, which can be viewed here. 

Reserved seating will be available within the 50-Year members seating bay N42, for 50-Year members and their guest, or seating bay N37 on Level 2. Other guests are not permitted in this area. 
Further information about the arrangements can be found online at, or if you have any further queries please contact Membership Services on 9657 8888 or via email [email protected]
We trust you will enjoy the match you attend and the Club’s hospitality on these special days of remembrance. 

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No general public parking is available for this match. Parking is available for accessibility and accredited passholders only.

Click here for alternative parking options close to the MCG.

Parking for disability permit holders can be pre-booked via Ticketek here.


  • Brunton Avenue will be closed from 5.00pm to 10.55pm
  • Jolimont Street will be closed from  5.00pm to 10.55pm
  • Jolimont Terrace will be closed from  5.00pm to 10.55pm
  • Vale Street will be closed from  5.00pm to 10.55pm
  • Wellington Parade will be closed from 9.55pm to 10.25pm

here under the ‘Visiting the MCG’ heading.

Please note, flashing lights and pyrotechnics will be used throughout this match at the MCG.

The Australian Sports Museum is open for those attending the match from gate opening (listed above) until 15 minutes before the match start time.

Tickets for the Australian Sports Museum are half price and can be purchased on the day inside Gate 3 at the MCG. The Museum showcases the best of Australian sports including AFL, cricket and the Olympics.

Be sure to arrive early to make the most of your visit.

The MCC Library and MCC Museum are open to members and their guests on match days at the MCG.

The MCC Library is located on Level 3 of the Members’ Reserve, whilst the MCC Museum, is located on Level B1.

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Running Times
The SEN Stadium App provides a zero delay commentary on the Hearing Loop at the MCG. Download here.

A Sensory Friendly Space is located within the Australian Sports Museum on Level 1 of the Olympic Stand (behind M51, inside Gate 3). This is a space for patrons of all ages who have sensory sensitivities, processing differences, or other hidden disabilities.

There are two rooms within the space offering patrons the ability to choose between quietly watching the event in a tiered theatre or using personal sensory strategies and fidget toys to relax in a multi-purpose room.

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The MCG has many hearing loops fitted throughout the stadium to relay PA announcements.

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For details about accessible seating, parking, bathrooms and companion cards click here


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