Category: Minister for Sport

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport, Northern Victoria Region

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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Labor Secures The Best Of Masters Footy For Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government has landed yet another sporting coup for Geelong with a national footy carnival for masters players heading to Simonds Stadium. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens at Kardinia Park today to announce funding to help stage the AFL Masters National Carnival at the iconic ground from […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport, Western Victoria Region

New Chair Takes The Reins At Kardinia Park Trust

Current board member Michael Malouf has been appointed Chair of the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust and will lead the next upgrade of Geelong’s iconic ground. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced that Mr Malouf will replace former Premier of Victoria Steve Bracks, who recently became Chair of the MCG Trust. Mr Bracks steered the […]

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AAMI Park To Host Historic Women’s Football Match

Melbourne’s AAMI Park will host its first ever Women’s National Premier League (WNPL) football match later this month in a historic double header. Minister for Sport John Eren announced today that Alamein FC will take on arch rivals South Melbourne FC at 4pm on June 11. The Andrews Labor Government worked with Football Federation Victoria […]

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More Support For Aboriginal Kids To Kick Goals In Sport

The Andrews Labor Government is increasing participation in sport and recreation for Aboriginal young people. To mark National Reconciliation Week and the annual Dreamtime at the G clash between Richmond and Essendon, Minister for Sport John Eren today announced $600,000 in funding for four programs to remove barriers to young Aboriginal people getting active. The […]

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New Office To Boost Gender Equality In Sport

The Andrews Labor Government is creating a new body dedicated to improving gender equality to ensure all women and girls can play the sports they love. Speaking at the Government’s inaugural Female Friendly Facilities Symposium at the MCG today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced the establishment of Victoria’s first Office for Women in Sport […]

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Steve Bracks To Head Victoria’s Greatest Sporting Icon

Former Victorian Premier the Hon Steve Bracks AC will take over the reins of Melbourne’s most treasured sporting icon – the MCG – and ensure Victoria keeps its reputation as the ultimate sports city. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced Mr Bracks will replace Bob Herbert AM as chair of the MCG Trust on […]

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