Canberra Stadium will open its doors to corporate suites to offer fans a different way to watch Super Rugby games in the coming weeks.
Stadium officials launched the initiative this week in a bid to fill unused suites on the eastern side of the ground for ACT Brumbies games.
Brumbies crowds have dipped in the past three years and the disappointed attendance rate has been reflected in corporate sales.
But rather than have empty suites, the stadium will offer single tickets for $30 more than the most expensive grand stand spot for the rest of the season.
It is hoped the chance to sit in a suite in the cooler months will be attractive, although catering and drinks will not be included in the package.
News of the suite offer, which are rarely offered to the public as single tickets, came as Federal Sport Minister Richard Colbeck met with AIS and Sport Australia officials to discuss the future of the campus.
Canberra Stadium has been stuck in a holding pattern for the past 10 years as the Federal government and ACT government weigh up options for the Bruce site.
The stadium is a Federal government-owned asset and is technically part of the 65 hectare AIS campus.
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One plan is to cut the campus in half and sell the stadium, AIS Arena and surrounding land to the ACT government.
The ACT government wants to build a stadium in Civic, but says it is waiting for a decision about the AIS before making investment decisions on what will likely be a $400 million project.
Asked about the stadium, Colbeck said: "That is more down to the ACT government. They've made some comments about what they might be doing with respect to sports infrastructure here in the ACT so what happens on this site might be impacted by the decision of the ACT government.
"We're more than happy to have conversations with them about that. The focus for me here today is to look at what this institution looks like in the future for the benefit of Australia's athletes, but also making it a global leader in sports and the things that assist our athletes to be the best in the world."