Category: Minister for Sport

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Our world-conquering Westfield Matildas are set to take on the might of China in a two-game international series exclusive to Victoria. Minister for Sport John Eren and Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins joined Matildas coach Alen Stajcic and co-captain Lisa De Vanna today to announce that Victoria will host the first game at AAMI Park […]

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New Courts On The Way For Moreland Netballers

The Andrews Labor Government will build 16 new netball courts across Moreland, giving more locals the chance to get on the court when they want, close to home. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Broadmeadows Frank McGuire and Member for Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn today to announce $1.36 million to deliver the courts. […]

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Rip Curl Pro To Ride The Waves At Bells Beach Until 2022

The Andrews Labor Government has locked in the world’s longest running surfing contest – the Rip Curl Pro – at Bells Beach until at least 2022. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined young surfers from the Indigenous and elite Surfing Victoria Program at Bells Beach today to announce the new five year […]

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Geelong To Bowl Up Big Bash Blockbuster This Summer

There’ll be no love lost when hometown hero Aaron Finch leads the Melbourne Renegades on to Simonds Stadium to take on the Sydney Sixers in the first ever Big Bash double-header in regional Victoria this summer. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Melbourne Renegades stars Tim Ludeman and Sophie Molineux today to announce a men’s […]

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Shepparton To Host Young Socceroos And AFC Qualifiers

The Andrews Labor Government has helped Shepparton secure the right to host qualifying matches for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Championship later this year, featuring our Young Socceroos. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp and Young Socceroos Head Coach Ufuk Talay at the Greater Shepparton Community Football […]

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Four Year Winning Game Plan For Victoria’s Elite Athletes

With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, the Andrews Labor Government is giving Victoria’s athletes the vital support they need to be at their best. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced further funding as part of a four year $26.8 million package to […]

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New Game Plan To Get Victorians More Active

The Andrews Labor Government is leading the nation with a bold new game plan to get more people, more active, more often. Minister for Sport John Eren today launched Active Victoria – A strategic framework for sport and recreation in Victoria – the Labor Government’s plan to cater for growing demand, and to cement our […]

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More Water Skiers To Hit The Murray In Mildura

More water skiers – from beginners to the world’s fastest racers – will be able to get on the mighty Murray with the revamped Mildura boat ramp ready for action. Minister for Sport John Eren officially opened the upgraded Mildura and District Ski Club boat ramp, made possible by a $35,000 grant from the Victorian […]

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Big Win For Women’s Footy And Netball In Woorinen

More women and girls in Woorinen will be scoring goals thanks to new female friendly change rooms for netballers and umpires. Minister for Sport John Eren officially opened Stage 1 of the Woorinen Recreation Reserve pavilion redevelopment, which will open more doors for locals to play the sports they love. In the past, home and […]

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Kicking Goals For Grassroots Sport In Campaspe Shire

Grassroots sports clubs will be able to open more doors for locals to play the game they love, with a new sports hub ready for action in Kyabram. Minister for Sport John Eren today visited the redeveloped Northern Oval, made possible by a $650,000 grant from the Victorian Government. Record numbers of people in the […]

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