Seven continues to be the Home of the Powercor Stawell Gift

Date: 28th March 2024

Official broadcast agreement extended through to 2031

Stawell, VIC – Stawell Gift Event Management Limited and the Seven Network are pleased to announce the renewal of the official broadcast rights of the Powercor Stawell Gift, solidifying their commitment to showcasing one of the nation’s most iconic sporting events.

The Powercor Stawell Gift, held annually in Stawell, Victoria, is renowned for its rich history and thrilling athletics competition. As part of the renewed agreement, all three days of the carnival will be broadcast on 7plus, with the Easter Monday finals live and free on Seven, which includes the finals of the prestigious Change Our Game Women’s Gift and Powercor Stawell Gift. The coverage will provide audiences with unparalleled access to the excitement and drama of the carnival.

“We welcome the renewal and long-term commitment to the carnival from Seven,” said Stawell Gift Event Management Chair, Murray Emerson.

“Since 2015 we have been able to share our event with the people of Australia through our partnership with Seven. We’re thrilled to continue to deliver the Gift into the lounge rooms and screens of fans across the nation on Australia’s number one network.”

Head of Network Sport and Managing Director Seven Melbourne, Lewis Martin, said: “Seven has been the proud broadcast partner of the Stawell Gift for the best part of a decade and we’re rapt to be extending that partnership through to 2031, reinforcing our position as Australia’s home of the best sport, all live and free.”

Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Steve Dimopoulos said it’s great to see the Seven Network continue its support for one of Victoria’s most loved sporting events.

“Seven’s broadcast beams the Stawell Gift and a wonderful part of regional Victoria into households across Australia and around the world.”

“This extension ensures more people can experience the thrill of the Stawell Gift from home and witness Australia’s oldest footrace.”

The schedule for 2024 event coverage on 7plus, streaming live, free and in HD is:

 

Day Date Start Time End Time
Easter Saturday March 30, 2023 9.25am AEDT 4.30pm AEDT
Easter Sunday March 31, 2023 9.25am AEDT 6.00pm AEDT
Easter Monday April 1, 2024 9.35am AEDT 4.30pm AEDT

 

The coverage of the prestigious Easter Monday semifinals and finals of the Change Our Game Women’s Gift and Powercor Stawell Gift will be hosted by Jason Richardson and broadcast on Seven in all markets at the following times on April 1, 2024.:

 

Capital City Start Time Channel
Melbourne 11.30am Live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Sydney 11.30am Live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Brisbane 10.30am Live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Adelaide 11.00am Live on Channel 7 and 7plus
Perth 8.30am Live on 7mate from 8.30am and 7plus & then Live on 7 from 10am and 7plus.
Darwin 11.00am Live on Channel 7 and 7plus

 

The 2024 Powercor Stawell Gift will take place from Saturday March 30 – Monday April 1, 2024. Nearly 900 athletes will compete for over $150,000 in prize money and a place in Australian sporting folklore. The event is supported by the Victoria Government, naming rights partner Powercor, and Northern Grampians Shire Council.  Tickets are available now at Ticketek with prices from just $17.

For more information, please contact Jane Owen at 360 Sport and Entertainment via email jane.owen@360se.com.au or phone 0407 936 005.

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