The Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct, located 3km east of the city, contains a series of sport stadiums and venues including Melbourne Park, Olympic Park and the beloved Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). It is considered Australia’s premier sports precinct, and regularly hosts some of the biggest domestic and international sporting events, including the AFL Grand Final (Australian Rules football), Australian Open (tennis) and Boxing Day Test (cricket). The venues have also previously hosted the 1956 Summer Olympics and 2006 Commonwealth Games.

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