Hisense Arena is a sports venue that is part of the Melbourne
Park complex, in Melbourne, Victoria
. The arena's current name was purchased in July 2008.Construction of the arena, which has a maximum capacity of 11,000 people, commenced in the late 1990s, and was completed in 2000.The tennis court is a Plexicushion surface and the roof is retractable, making it one of the few venues where tennis can be played during rain.
In August 2004, the Multi Purpose Venue hosted its only WWE show as part of the Return of the Deadman Tour. It has been used for netball since 1997 for Melbourne Phoenix and Melbourne Kestrels games in the Commonwealth Bank Trophy. The Melbourne Phoenix and Melbourne Kestrels played their last home game there before aligning to become the Melbourne Vixens. The Melbourne Vixens now use it for home games in the ANZ Championship.The largest netball attendance at the arena was set on 20 November 2004 when 10,300 saw Australia defeat New Zealand