Unincorporated Joint Venture

Melbourne Showgrounds is part of an Unincorporated Joint Venture (UJV), a 50:50 joint venture between Melbourne Royal (the trading name of The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria) and the State Government of Victoria.

Melbourne Royal manages the commercial operations for the venue and in 2019 invested around $10 Million into developing a function and event space named the Victoria Pavilion.

The venue facilities, life cycle works and grounds are maintained by BGIS on behalf of the Unincorporated Joint Venture.

UJV Board Members:

Ali Wastie – Chair
Angus Grimwade – State Government representative
Nataly Matijevic – State Government representative
Ian Hunt – State Government representative
Matt Coleman – Melbourne Royal, President
Darrin Grimsey – Melbourne Royal, Non-Executive Director
Brad Jenkins – Melbourne Royal, CEO

Executive Leadership Team

Melbourne Showgrounds is managed by Melbourne Royal led by CEO Brad Jenkins and Melbourne Royal’s Executive Leadership Team

View Executive Leadership Team here


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