Optus Stadium is ready to welcome crowds back to the football next month, following the WA State Government announcement of the relaxing of rules governing mass gatherings yesterday.

From Saturday July 18, Optus Stadium will be in the unique situation of being able to operate at full capacity, without crowd restrictions, and be able to welcome back up to 60,000 expectant football fans.

In the meantime, until the next tranche of AFL fixtures are announced, the Catering team has begun the process of restocking the venue with Gage Roads, Mrs Mac's pies and all the other food favourites that football fans expect.