The new Ballarat Regional Football Stadium started to take shape from late May and will be completed by the end of 2014. The Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility is an Association football-specific stadium in Redan, a suburb immediately to the south of central Ballarat. It is the home of the Ballarat Red Devils, who play in the National Premier Leagues Victoria, the second tier of Australian football, after the A-League.
Already the synthetic pitches has been completed as has a grass pitch. During 2013, the City of Ballarat Council matched a Federal Government investment of $2.675 million announced by then Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard in June of that year in a major upgrade of Morshead Park with a view to host training for National Teams in the 2015 Asian Cup, including new grandstands, lights and returfing the field to form the Ballarat Regional Soccer Facility.
The new $5.5 million stadium will consist of 500 under cover seats, a 175 seat function room, a 125 seat members bar, 6 change rooms, 2 official rooms as well as a food kiosk, players race and store rooms, there will also be office space for the Red Devils.