50-year membership

50-year membership is classified and holds the entitlements of a Full member and must observe the applicable rules and regulations.

The Melbourne Cricket Club provides additional benefits to 50-year members on match days including access to an exclusive reserved seating area on Level 2 within Bay N42, access to the John Landy Room (located in Level 2, behind Bay N37) and priority access to the Members Reserve.

Entry to Members Reserve

50-year members and one guest are entitled to priority access to the Members Reserve via the mobility impaired entrance located around the corner to the left hand side of Gate 2.

John Landy Room

For the benefit of staff, members must present their 50-year membership card to access the John Landy Room and to obtain a reserved seat. Wearing of the 50-year members’ tie or lapel badge is also encouraged.

Dress requirements to utilise the seating and refreshments within the John Landy Room are the same as the Long Room and Members Dining Room. That is, jacket and tie for men and equivalent standard for women.

Reserved Seating (N42)

Reserved seats are distributed on a walk-up basis on match day by MCC staff from within the John Landy Room.

Dress requirements for the seating bay is neat casual and members will be able to briefly enter the John Landy Room to obtain their seat ticket but are not to dwell in the room or utilise any of the facilities. Members requiring a career with a Companion Card wishing to reserve a seat or wheelchair space in advance my do so by contacting Ticketek accessible seating on 1300 665 915. Unfortunately the 50-year members bay cannot be reserved in advance.


The admission of guests to either area is at the discretion of the MCC staff member on duty and will usually depend upon expected numbers and available seating. Please check the event details for specific information. While the facilities are for the primary use of 50-year members, members will be able to introduce one guest to accompany them in the seating area and John Landy Room on most occasions. However on some occasions where demand from 50-year is very strong, we will need to restrict access to the seating area and/or John Landy Room to 50-year members only.

Guest access on Level 2: due to the member-only restrictions to access Level 2, 50-year members may obtain a balcony pass from the staff within the John Landy Room to allow a non-MCC member guest entering on a visitor ticket or Guest card.