All you need to know ahead of the Toyota AFL Round 18 match in Alice Springs!


The wait is almost over! To ensure you are ready ahead of the Toyota AFL Premiership Season Round 18 Melbourne Demons and Port Adelaide match, find all the game day information right here.

Game Day Details 
Match: Toyota AFL Premiership Season Round 18 – Melbourne Demons v Port Adelaide 
When: 2.50pm ACST, Sunday 17 July 2022  
Where: TIO Traeger Park Oval, Alice Springs 
Gate open times/where to enter: 1.50pm, Gap Road (pre-purchased ticket entry only) and Speed Street (ticket sales and pre-purchased entry) *see map of TIO Traeger Park here
Purchasing tickets 
You can purchase match tickets online via Ticketmaster here or visit TIO Traeger Park’s Speed Street gate on game day. (EFTPOS facilities will be available) 
Tickets will be available from Todd Street Mall (outside Epilogue Lounge) between 11am-2pm on Thursday and Friday ahead of the match.  
Disability access 
Disability seating is accessible in front of the AFL administration office adjacent to the grandstand, these are on a first come, first served basis. 
Please chat to our friendly gate staff if you require assistance accessing a space to enjoy the game.  
Entry restrictions/ Prohibited Items  
It is a requirement of entry that all bags are checked, and all prohibited items will be confiscated at gates. 
What can I bring? 
My own food? Yes  
Non-alcoholic drinks (no cans)? Yes 
Alcoholic drinks? No  
Hard eskies? No 
Glass? No  
Cans? No  
Cameras or recording devices? No  
Umbrellas or other shade devices? No  
Chairs? No  
Political banners? No  
Click here for full AFL Ticket and Entry conditions. 
Traffic Management 
Changes to regular traffic conditions will be in place on game day, with congestion expected on Gap Road and Speed Street from approximately 1:00pm on game day.  
Please note side streets on Gap Road will be closed, and access to Speed Street will be limited. 
AFLNT recommends early arrival to secure close parking in the match precinct. Council rangers often patrol these areas on game day, so please park legally. 
Transport home from the game (one-way only) 
Busses depart TIO Traeger Park at 5.30pm 
•    Route 100 - Northern Suburbs 
•    Route 200 & 500 combines – Eastside and Barrett Drive 
•    Route 300- South 
•    Route 400 - Gillen & Larapinta 
Busses depart TIO Traeger Park at 6.10pm 
•    Route 100- Northern Suburbs 
•    Route 200 & 500 combines – Eastside and Barrett Drive 
•    Route 300- South 
•    Route 400 - Gillen & Larapinta 
The public access toilet block is located behind the grandstand adjacent to the baseball field. You can also access public toilets at the Southern end of the facility next to Cricket NT. 
Corporate guests have access to toilets in Lasseters on the Mound and behind the corporate tents at ground level. 
AFL Record 
AFL Records will be available for purchase at Speed Street gates at $5.00 per record 
Lift access 
There is one lift available for Mona’s and grandstand ticket access in the match day official zone between the grandstand and the AFLNT admin office. 
Food and Beverage 
•    Kiosk will be open from 1:50pm near Speed Street gate. 
•    Scoreboard Kiosk from 1:50pm at the northern end. 
•    Southern Bar from 1:50pm at Speed Street end. 
•    Northern Bar from 1:50pm. 
•    Mezzanine Bar and snacks from 1:50pm. 
•    Corporate areas as per ticketing information. 
Payment Facilities  
There will be no ATMs on site however EFTPOS is available at all food and beverage outlets. Cash out will be permitted. 
Basics Card can only be used at the Kiosk near Speed Street gate.  
Family Friendly Area 
Located on the Gap Road Wing. Note: there is strictly no smoking/vaping or alcohol permitted in the area.  
Halftime NAB AFL Auskick participants are to meet near the northern end of the CAFL clubrooms at 3.20pm at the latest. 
Enquiries can be made to AFLNT staff members Dan at 0482 999 508 or Will at 0403 659 327 
Arena Access 
Post the Melbourne v Port Adelaide fixture, all patrons can participate in a kick-to-kick only after the second siren sounds.  
Anti-social behaviour 
Reporting antisocial behaviour as you see it is an effective way of preventing further issues. 
If you feel unsafe or uncomfortable due to other patron’s actions, anonymously report anti-social behaviour and be a part of the solution!  
Report it to Police or Talice Security by texting or calling the following number: 0436 297 132 
TIO Traeger Park is a smoke and vape free venue; however, a smoking area (including vaping) is available at the northern end next to the Gap Road gate. Penalties may apply to those smoking or vaping in the venue. 
Keep up to date 
For all game day details and community activation information, visit the AFL Northern Territory Facebook, Instagram and website