Free entry to watch Matildas Semi-Final at Western Sydney Stadium and Sydney Football Stadium

Matildas fans will have free entry into Western Sydney Stadium in Parramatta and Sydney Football Stadium in Moore Park on Wednesday night to watch the team’s history-making Semi-Final at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 TM

The NSW Government has applied for the required licences and will open the two Sydney stadiums as additional screening sites to ensure football fans who did not secure tickets to the sold-out game can unite to cheer on the Matildas. 

Gates at both stadiums will open at 6.30pm ahead of the 8:00pm kick-off, with standard conditions of entry in effect.  

Tickets are not required to enter the stadiums. All fans are invited to enjoy the match free of charge and will be welcomed into the stadiums until seating capacity is reached. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. 

More information is available at

Fans are encouraged to use public transport to travel to the stadiums. Visit to plan your trip. 

Australia will take on England in the historic clash on Wednesday 16 August at Stadium Australia. The winner of Wednesday’s match will progress to the Final on Sunday night, also at Stadium Australia. 

Wednesday’s match will also be screened at the FIFA Fan Festival TM at Tumbalong Park in Darling Harbour, which has been attended by more than 202,000 fans throughout the tournament.  

Once capacity is reached at Tumbalong Park, the ICC Event Deck will be made available for fans to view the knock-out match on a big screen – supporters can bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks to this location.  

Fans are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment.  

The FIFA Fan Festival TM site will screen the Semi Finals and Final for free on large screens, along with live performances and street food. For information the FIFA Fan Festival, visit

Other locations across Sydney and NSW will also be showing the remaining FIFA Women's World Cup 2023TM matches. Visit for more information. 

Western Sydney Stadium, Sydney Football Stadium and Stadium Australia are part of the Venues NSW network.