It was formally known as "Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Sports Centre" as named by the Queen in 1977. The stadium was renamed as "ANZ Stadium" in 1993. In 2002, the ownership was transferred to the Queensland Government Major Sports Facilities Authority that renamed it as Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre.
The Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre is a multi-purpose sporting facility in the south of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The facility was opened in 1975. It is owned by the Queensland Government and operated by Stadiums Queensland. QSAC served as the home of the Brisbane Broncos of National Rugby League from 1993 to 2003. Local, State and National level athletes still use the stadium. Many local clubs use it regularly for training sessions. The stadium has permitted students of the neighbouring Griffith University to use its vast carpark, free of charge.
It was the venue that has hosted the opening ceremony and other events of the 1982 Commonwealth Games.
The 1997 Super League Grand Final between the home team Brisbane Broncos and Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks was played in the facility. The home team won over the opponent team by 26-8.
The arena has hosted the Australian Championships in Athletics several times.
The 2001 Goodwill Games was held in the arena.
2014 FFA (Football Federation Australia) Cup round of 16 matches between Central Coast Mariners and Olympic FC was hosted by the venue on 16th September 2014.
The arena served as an evacuation centre for residents swayed by the 2010–2011 Queensland floods.
It has hosted the State of Origin rugby league football series.
In 1994, the stadium played host to the Rugby League World Club Challenge between Wigan Warriors R.L.F.C. and the Brisbane Broncos. The home team lost by 14-20.
In 1999, the arena hosted the Davis Cup semi-final match, played between Australia and Russia. Australia won the match by 4-1.