Topic: Sport and recreation

Full Forward For Women’s Health In The West

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with the Western Bulldogs Football Club to kick new goals for women’s health in Melbourne’s west. Speaking at the Western Bulldogs Community Foundation Fundraising Dinner last night, Minister for Health Jill Hennessy announced a $600,000 grant to expand the successful Sons of the West health program to include women […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Health

Mount Alexander Mountain Bike Park Wheels In Action

Mountain bike riders will have a new word-class trail network to explore Harcourt and the Mount Alexander region thanks to a $1.99 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards in Harcourt today to announce the multi-million investment, which is a win for […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Victorians Urged To Have Their Say On Greyhound Welfare

The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorians to provide their feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare. Greyhound racing is a popular pastime and an industry that supports many jobs, and it’s important that animal welfare is a top priority to ensure it is […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Getting The Most Out Of Whittlesea’s School Facilities

Whittlesea schools are set to become thriving neighbourhood hubs with first-rate facilities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green today visited Laurimar Primary School to announce new community sports and recreation facilities, as part of the $50 million Shared Facilities Fund. Laurimar Primary School’s […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Funding Boost For Apsley Cup Racing Tradition

Victoria’s oldest surviving racing club will add another page in the history books with the running of the 2017 Apsley Cup at Hamilton this Sunday. The Andrews Labor Government is providing almost $19,000 to support the 162nd running of the Cup through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. While the Cup is usually […]

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

Broadford’s Motorcycle Sports Complex Revvs Up

Broadford could be the next big thing in motor sports by expanding the State Motorcycle Sports Complex (SMSC) to attract larger events and even more visitors to the region. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 towards the development of a feasibility study to expand the existing complex – to attract visitors and boost the local […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

New Seats And Scoreboard Unveiled At Eureka Stadium

Ballarat is one step closer to seeing AFL football with thousands of extra seats and a brand new scoreboard unveiled today at Eureka Stadium. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Western Bulldogs CEO Garry Kent and Ballarat Engagement Manager Brett Goodes  to flick the switch on the new scoreboard and inspect the new seating. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Yarram Recreation Reserve Goes Solar

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting local sporting clubs in Gippsland go green – to reduce emissions and cut costs. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio visited Yarram Recreation Reserve today to announce a $24,375 grant to install 93 solar panels on the clubrooms. Local company Gippsland Solar will install the new […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change

Big Boost For Burrumbeet Racecourse

Burrumbeet racecourse is set to receive more than $173,000 in upgrades as part of a significant renovation project supported by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited Burrumbeet Park & Windermere Racing Club today to announce that the Labor Government will contribute almost $87,000 to the project through the Victorian Racing Industry […]

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