Allphones Arena to host the 2016 Schools Spectacular

Allphones Arena is delighted to announce that the NSW Department of Education's 2016 Schools Spectacular will be hosted at Australia's largest indoor venue Allphones Arena.

From its inception in 1983, the Schools Spectacular was held for 32 wonderful years at Qantas Credit Union Arena (formerly Sydney Entertainment Centre) in Darling Harbour, prior to that venue's closure in December 2015.

The 2016 Schools Spectacular will be held on Friday 25 November and Saturday 26 November, 2016 at Allphones Arena. Tickets will go on sale through public schools and Ticketek later this year.

For more information on the Schools Spectacular and to find out how your school can be a part of the event, visit the NSW Department of Education website or contact The Arts Union 8512 1100. 


AEG Ogden is an Australian controlled joint venture between Australian venue management interests and AEG Facilities of the United States. 

AEG Ogden manages venues throughout the Asia Pacific region, including convention centres in Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Kuala Lumpur, Hyderabad (currently in design), Oman (opening September 2016), ICC Sydney (opening December 2016) and the Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island; Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane; and arenas including the Brisbane Entertainment Centre and the adjacent Sports Centre, Sydney’s Allphones Arena, the Newcastle Entertainment Centre and Perth Arena. In addition, AEG Facilities operates both the Los Angeles Convention Centre and Hawaii Convention Centre.


Qudos Bank (previously Qantas Credit Union) is a customer owned bank and was established in 1959. Qudos Bank has over 100,000 Members and an A2 investment grade rating and offers a full range of retail banking products including, Home and Investment Loans, Credit Cards, Personal Loans, Deposit Accounts, Superannuation, Financial Planning and a range of Qantas Points Banking products. Branches and ATMs are located in key states across Australia. For more information visit

AEG Ogden
Greg Adermann - Group Communications Manager
t +61 7 3331 5162
Qudos Bank
Kelly Davenport - Marketing and Communications Manager
t (02) 9582 3358


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