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The latest news and updates on the construction of the Kennedy Community Centre.

The Kennedy Community Centre is a transformational project for the Hawthorn Football Club, providing players & staff with one of the leading high performance sports facilities in the country, whilst including community accessible spaces.

Construction has now commenced for both the Club’s future home, The Harris Elite Training & Administration Facility and Community Pavilion & AFLW Oval.

The Club’s vision is to build an elite environment for our players and staff to reach their full potential whilst creating a connection place for past players, members, fans and the local community.



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To ensure the successful delivery of our new home and that Hawthorn’s future is safeguarded, the club has developed a fundraising strategy to actively seek out passionate, like-minded contributors to help support the construction of our new elite facility.  
If you would like to learn more about how you can support this significant project through a tax-deductible donation, please visit Hawthorn Football Club Foundation for more information.   




We have included a list of our most frequently asked questions here. For any project related queries regarding the Kennedy Community Centre, please contact For further information regarding how you can support the Club’s fundraising campaign please visit Hawthorn Football Club Foundation or email