There’s nothing quite like the Australian Open. Hundreds of thousands of people pour through the gates of Melbourne Olympic Park each January to experience what is for many, the greatest spectacle in tennis.
Whether you’re a longtime fan cheering on home-grown heroes Kokkinakis and Barty or it’s your first time at Melbourne Park, we’re in your court with (oh, yes) a checklist! As the Australian Open’s Official Workplace Partner, we’ve compiled everything you need to know about what to do between play at year’s tournament.
☐ Go exploring.
Did you know the Australian Open holds the record for the latest ever match conclusion in 2008 at 4:33am? This is a chance to stretch your legs!
☐ Slip, slop, slap.
It is summer, after all.
☐ Sneak a behind the scenes peek.
What does it take to pull off an extravaganza of sport, dining, music, retail shopping, art, culture and fashion? Find out in our latest series, ‘Almost Open’. Head to our Youtube channel as we lift the curtain on the operations of the most watched Grand Slam.
☐ Done? Cool. Now get out there!
Pop your screen away and go experience it for real.
☐ Go celeb-spotting.
Keep an eye out for your favorite players getting warmed up in the practice village.
☐ Eat your way through the AO precinct
From the best of Victorian produce to premium fine dining, who could say no?
☐ Back a player
Maybe fan favorites like Ash Barty and Kokkinakis?
☐ Make a racquet
Sure, it’s hush-hush during match play. But around the grounds, enjoy the electric and vibrant atmosphere of the hottest event of the summer!
☐ Snap an AO selfie and show us how you like to operate!
Be sure to tag the AO’s Official Workplace Operations Partner @safetyculturehq
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