Liberty A-League: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle United Jets

Liberty A League

Friday 9 February 2024

Gates open: 5.00pm
Curtain raiser kick-off: 5.15pm
Liberty A-League kick-off: 7.00pm

Council is excited to host the Western Sydney Wanderers Women for a home game of the Liberty A-League.

The match that was set to take place in November 2023 has been rescheduled and will now be held on Friday 9 February 2024.

The Wanderers will take on the Newcastle United Jets in a Round 16 clash at Carrington Park. 


Ticket Information


Purchase Tickets

Ticket Prices
Ticket Type Pre-sale Event Week
Grandstand $35.00 $40.00
General Admission Adult (16+) $20.00 $25.00
General Admission Child (5 - 15 yrs) $15.00 $20.00
General Admission Child (Under 4yrs) Free Free
General Admission Concession* $15.00 $15.00
General Admission Family** $65.00 $75.00

*Concession ticket holders must hold a valid concession card and be prepared to show proof upon entry.
**A family includes 2 x Adult and 2 x Children OR 1 x Adult and 3 x Children.

Pre-sale pricing ends 11.59pm Sunday 4 February 2024.

Tickets purchased for Saturday 18 November match date

For fans who held onto their tickets from the original match date;

  • Tickets will be honoured for the new game date of Friday 9 February 2024. You will be issued an updated ticket/s. Please check your inbox and spam mailbox for an email from 123 Tix containing the ticket/s. Please use your updated ticket/s to gain entry.
  • If the new date does not suit, you may opt for a refund (less booking and credit card fees). Refunds will be accepted until 12noon Monday 8 January 2023 and must be applied for via email to 7 to 14 days should be allowed for processing of refunds.

Accessible tickets

Accessible viewing options are available in the General Admission area and Grandstand area.

  • General Admission Tickets: Spaces cannot be reserved. We recommend arriving early to secure your spot.
  • Accessible Grandstand Tickets: Please call 123 Tix on 02 6881 8632 to book tickets.
  • Companion Card Holder Tickets: Please call 123 Tix on 02 6881 8632 to book tickets.

What's On

Football Clinic

Meet the Wanderers women before they play in Bathurst.

A junior football clinic will be held on Thursday 8 February at Bathurst Sportsground.

Juniors (ages 5-10yrs): 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Intermediate (ages 11-15yrs): 4.30pm - 5.30pm

The full Western Sydney Wanderers A-League Womens Team will be available for meet & greets and signing sessions at both clinics.

The clinic is free to attend. All participants must register online. Limited capacity.

Register here

Game Day Information


Travelling from outside the Bathurst region? Accommodation is being snapped up quick so we recommend you book as soon as possible if you’re needing somewhere to stay.

Bathurst has a wonderful range accommodation available from budget options through to luxury stays, or you can even stay like a local and hire a home.

View Bathurst’s accommodation offerings


Parking will be available within the streets surrounding Carrington Park and within the Bathurst CBD.

Parking will also be available within the Bathurst Sportsground (access via Howick Street) for a donation the Rural Fire Service.

Designated accessible parking will be available at the Bathurst Sportsground (entry via Howick Street).


Food and beverage facilities

There will be a number of food and beverage outlets open during the event operating from within the ground.

Kids zone

A free kids zone will feature at the event with a jumping castle, face painting and kids food.

The kids zone will be located near the Howick Street entry gate.

Conditions of entry

Entry is subject to the below Carrington Park Conditions of Entry, the A-Leagues Terms of Admission(PDF, 1MB), and the Football Australia Spectator Code of Behaviour(PDF, 29KB).

Carrington Park - Important venue information & conditions of entry

We hope you enjoy your visit to Carrington Park. For the safety and comfort of all spectators and visitors, please take note of the conditions of entry to the venue and important information’s available.

Venue Access

Patrons should be aware that all tickets will be scanned at the gate.

Bathurst Regional Council and their contractors reserve the right to inspect all bags, packages and other items.

Bathurst Regional Council and its contractors reserve the right to undertake personal checks such as wanding.

PASS OUT policy will apply once inside the venue. This means approaching a ticketing event staff personnel at the entry gate with a hand scanner to scan your ticket as a PASS OUT which will permit re-entry through an entry point of the venue. Your ticket must be reproduced for re-entry so do not lose your ticket whilst outside the venue.

Box Office Payment Options and Refund Policy

There is a mixture of general entry and reserved seating available at Carrington Park. Accessible viewing options are available in the General Admission area and Grandstand. Spaces cannot be reserved. We recommend arriving early to secure your spot. Both reserved and general entry tickets are available for purchase through 123Tix, from a mobile device, through the Bathurst Regional Council website or at the gate pending availability. Tickets are available as home print ticket and e-tickets at time of purchase.

There will be no refund or exchange on any purchased tickets due to change of mind unless required by law. The right is reserved to charge a fee for the replacement of tickets in reserved areas and may refuse to replace tickets where seating is not allocated (general admission).

Persons under 15 years of age will not be permitted entry unless under the direct supervision of an adult 18 years or over. Although babies and juniors under the age of 4 are admitted free into the ground, if sitting in a reserved seat area, they must sit on the knee of a paying adult/ guardian, otherwise a reserved seat ticket must be purchased. Children should be supervised at all times.

If an event is cancelled or rescheduled, all liability is limited to the amount for which the ticket was purchased.  We will refund the ticket value to the original payment method, however, the booking fees and card fees are non-refundable. Please note that this policy applies only to cancellations or rescheduled events initiated by the event organiser Bathurst Regional Council or Western Sydney Wanderers. If the cancellation is due to a government ban on attendance, the refund policy may vary. Unless required by law (including the Australian Consumer Law), neither Bathurst Regional Council nor the Seller will be liable for any other losses incurred by you as a result of the cancellation, rescheduling or relocation of an event, including any travel and accommodation expenses.

Food and Beverage

Food and beverage facilities are available throughout the public areas of Carrington Park selling a variety of products.

Patrons are allowed to bring pre-packaged food such as sandwiches, fruit, biscuits, cakes, crisps, provided they are for individual consumption and are packaged appropriately. Unopened non-alcoholic beverages such as milk, juice, water, soft drink and alike at or less than 600ml (not packaged in glass) for individual consumption are permitted. Tea, coffee and soups in thermoses are acceptable (though will be checked).

Patrons are not permitted to bring food or beverage products packaged or purchased at commercial outlets outside the stadiums licensed area (ie fast foods such as McDonalds or KFC). This does not apply to patrons with special dietary requirement and is at the discretion of venue staff. This does not include take away tea, coffee or hot drinks under 600ml.

Small eskies bags will be permitted inside the stadium but will be subject to search and must be able to fit under a seat if in a seating area.

Under the liquor license assigned to Carrington Park, alcohol consumption is restricted to the boundary fences of the property, within appropriately signed areas. Alcoholic beverages cannot be taken into or from Carrington Park. Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed within the designated alcohol-free zones. Anyone found supplying or buying alcohol for a minor or an intoxicated patron will be evicted from the event & may face criminal charges. Any minor found consuming alcohol will face similar action.

Refusal of Entry and General Conditions

In this section: "authorised person" means a licensee, an employee or agent of a licensee or a police officer. "employee" includes, in the case of a registered club, a person engaged under a contract for services. "vicinity" of licensed premises means any place less than 50 metres from any point on the boundary of the premises.

The following conditions apply to all patrons gaining access to Carrington Park, Bathurst.

Authorised management may refuse to admit to, or may turn out of, licensed premises any person:

  • who is at the time intoxicated, violent, quarrelsome or disorderly, or
  • whose presence on the licensed premises renders the licensee liable to a penalty under this Act, or
  • who smokes, within the meaning of the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000, while on any part of the licensed premises that is a smoke-free area within the meaning of that Act, or
  • who uses, or has in his or her possession, while on the premises any substance that the authorised person suspects of being a prohibited plant or a prohibited drug, or
  • whom the authorised person, under the conditions of the licence or according to a term (of the kind referred to in section 134 or 136D) of a liquor accord, is authorised or required to refuse access to the licensed premises.
  • Any patron attempting to bring restricted or prohibited items into the venue.
  • Any patron not in possession of a valid - whole ticket, pass or approved means of entry. Passes must be validated and used only once per event or face confiscation.

*If, under subsection (2), a person has been refused admission to, or has been turned out of, license premises, an authorised person may, at any time, refuse to admit that person to the licensed premises or may turn the person out of the licensed premises.

*If a person in respect of whom an authorised person is, under subsection (2) or (3), entitled to refuse admission to the licensed premises is on the premises, the person must, on being required so to do by an authorised person, leave the premises. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

*For the purposes of this section, such reasonable degree of force as may be necessary may be used to turn a person out of licensed premises.

*A person who has been refused admission to, or turned out of, licensed premises in accordance with this section must not re-enter or attempt to re-enter the premises within 24 hours of being refused admission or being turned out. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

*After the 24-hour period ends in relation to any such person, an authorised person is not prevented from exercising the powers under subsection (3) in relation to the person.

*A person who has been refused admission to, or turned out of, licensed premises in accordance with this section must not, without reasonable excuse:

  • remain in the vicinity of the premises, or
  • re-enter the vicinity of the premises within 6 hours of being refused admission or being turned out.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

*Without limiting subsection (8), a person has a reasonable excuse for remaining in, or re-entering, the vicinity of the licensed premises if:

  • the person reasonably fears for his or her safety if he or she does not remain in, or re-enter, the vicinity of the premises, or
  • the person needs to remain in, or re-enter, the vicinity of the premises in order to obtain transport, or
  • the person resides in the vicinity of the premises.

*In the prosecution for an offence under subsection (8), the burden of proving that a person had a reasonable excuse for remaining in, or re-entering, the vicinity of the licensed premises concerned is on the person charged.

*The functions that may be exercised under this section by an authorised person who is a licensee or employee or agent of a licensee may only be exercised in relation to the licensed premises to which the licensee's licence relates.

*A reference in this section to turning a person out of licensed premises includes a reference to causing the person to be turned out.

*Nothing in this or any other section of this Act operates to limit any other right a person has to refuse to admit a person to, or to turn a person out of, licensed premises.

*Enquiries regarding lost property, lost children or game day facilities should be directed to staff at the Howick Street Main Gate.

*It is a condition of entry of Carrington Park that a search of carried possessions is undertaken by authorized security staff.

*Patrons should note that their movements within Carrington Park may be subject to monitoring by closed circuit television and recording via commercial audio and visual. Along with possible body worn video recording by security personnel.

*Patrons enter and bring personal items into Carrington Park at their own risk. Carrington Park will not be held responsible for any theft of, loss of, or damages to a person or personal property. It must be noted that patrons are at risk of being struck by a ball whilst viewing sporting events at Carrington Park.

*Any patron found throwing articles, gaining unauthorized entry into the field of play, using offensive and/or threatening language or ignoring the directions of authorized venue staff will be evicted from the venue and may be liable for prosecution.

*Any patron found vandalising or damaging any infrastructure at Carrington Park will be arrested and liable for damages.

*The storage of any personal matters or equipment in the aisles or thoroughfares, or sitting in these areas is strictly prohibited.

*The leaning over or climbing on handrails, balustrades or balconies is strictly prohibited.

*A non-smoking/ non-vaping policy is in place for all seated areas, including grandstands, terraces, hills, thoroughfares and concourse areas or within 5m of all entrances to buildings, or concessions. Patrons may only smoke or vape in the designated areas. Bins are provided in all designated areas to extinguish cigarettes.

*There are NO public telephones within the stadium.

Restricted / Prohibited Items

For the safety and enjoyment of all patrons, the following items are not permitted in Carrington Park

  • Illicit drugs, illegal substances, cans, glass or breakable containers
  • Spray cans or compressed canisters
  • Megaphones, loudhailers, whistles or loud musical instruments NOT authorised by the Club.
  • Flares, fireworks, laser pointers
  • Knives, dangerous weapons, smoke bombs or any other items management should deem as dangerous or of public nuisance.
  • Recording or photographic devices (for commercial use)
  • Any goods or items for sale
  • Bicycles, skateboards, scooters, skates or rollerblades.
  • Any animals except guiding, hearing or certified companion animals.
  • Any political, religious, race-related or offensively worded or graphics materials on clothing, banners, flags or logos.
  • Football team or supporter flags under 1mx1m are permitted in the seated grandstand and general admission areas. Flags larger than this size or with handles exceeding 1.6m must be confined to the top of the north hill area as instructed by authorised staff but must receive prior approval prior to game day through the Venue Operation team. Flags, banners or structures must not impede the view of other spectators, cover sponsorship signage or impede in front of the stadium big screens within the venue.
  • Strollers and prams are not permitted within the seated areas at the stadium. They must not be left in through fares or concourses and should be confined to open grassed areas. There are no cloak room facilities available within the Stadium.
  • Umbrella’s may be bought into the stadium but for the comfort of others should not be raised so as to obstruct the views of patrons in seated areas or concourses at any time.  
Pitch Invasion

Field access is not permitted by any members, fan or guest to the venue. If you do not have an accreditation for field access you are not permitted inside the field fence line. If you are found to be in breach of this, you may be fined up to $5,500 and banned from the venue in line with the Sports Venues (Invasion) Act 2003(NSW).


Road closures

Road closures and changes to traffic conditions will be in place for the Liberty A-League Women’s match between Western Sydney Wanderers and Newcastle United Jets on Friday 9 February 2024. 

Refer to Road Closures for full details.


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy tickets?

All tickets will be available through 123 Tix. Tickets may be available to purchase on game day at the Box Office (located at the Howick Street entry gate) if not sold out prior.

What time will gates open?

Gates will open at 5.00pm for a 7.00pm main game kick-off.

Will pass outs be available on the day?

Yes. Please ensure you see Events Staff at the gate before exiting the venue. Please ensure you have your tickets scanned out.

Can I bring my own food and drink on the day?

Yes, pre-packaged food only can be brought into the venue.

  • No fast food (e.g. McDonalds, KFC, etc.) is permitted.
  • No alcohol is permitted.
  • No glass is permitted.
  • Canned non-alcoholic beverages must be of 375ml or less in size.

Will alcohol be sold at the event?

Yes, there will be a number of bars around the grounds on the day.

Will food be available at the event?

Yes, there will be plenty of food and beverage options available within the ground on the day.

Can I bring a chair?

Yes, portable chairs are permitted in the General Admission area. Chairs cannot be brought into the Grandstand or Hospitality areas.

Can I bring a marquee?

No. Shade sails and marquees are prohibited by spectators within the grounds.

Can I bring my dog?

No, animals of any type are prohibited within the venue with the exception of assistance animals.

Will merchandise be sold at the event?

Yes, Wanderers merchandise will be available for purchase, located near the Howick Street entrance gate.

What if it rains?

If it rains the event will go ahead unless conditions are deemed to be too dangerous by the event organisers. If the forecast is for even the slightest possibility of rain, we recommend you bring good quality raincoats and suitable footwear. Refunds will not be provided for spectators who do not wish to attend due to weather.

Will there be first aid and medical services at the event?

Yes, St John’s Ambulance will be on-site to assist with medical emergencies and provide first aid.

Please ask Security, Event Staff or First Aid officers for help if you require medical attention. Please consider others as well as your own safety. If someone is in need of medical attention please let Security, Event staff or First Aid know so they can help.

Bathurst Base Hospital Emergency Department is located at 361 Howick Street and can be contacted on (02) 6330 5311.

In the event of an emergency, please call 000 for Police, Ambulance or Fire Brigade for assistance.

Will there be facilities for patrons with accessibility needs?

Yes, accessible viewing options are available in the General Admission area and Grandstand area

  • General Admission Tickets: Spaces cannot be reserved. We recommend arriving early to secure your spot.
  • Accessible Grandstand Tickets: Please call 123 Tix on 02 6881 8632
  • Companion Card Holder Tickets: Please call 123 Tix on 02 6881 8632

Where can I see photos from the event?

Head to the Bathurst Regional Council Events Facebook page to check out all the photos from the event.


  • Friday, 09 February 2024 | 07:00 PM


Carrington Park, 48 Durham Street, Bathurst, 2795, View Map

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