Topic: Sport and recreation

More Life-Saving Defibs For Grassroots Sports Clubs

Victorian sports clubs have another chance to apply for a new defibrillator and help save the lives of players, volunteers or spectators who suffer a cardiac arrest. Minister for Sport John Eren joined St John Ambulance Victoria Chief Executive Officer Gordon Botwright today to announce that applications are open for the third round of the […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

New And Improved Lighting For Footy And Netball In Macedon

The Macedon ‘Cats’ Football Netball Club can look forward to a brighter future and grow its ranks with the Andrews Labor Government set to upgrade lighting at Tony Clarke Reserve. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas joined local Cats players and volunteers today to announce $100,000 to install new lighting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

New Turf Rolls Out New Era For Junction Oval

The final turf has been laid on St Kilda’s iconic Junction Oval, with out of ground construction commencing as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s redevelopment of the new first-class cricket ground. Minister for Sport John Eren, Member for Albert Park Martin Foley, representatives from Cricket Victoria and stars Peter Siddle and Kristen Beams today […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

School Sports Stars Shine

Victoria’s future sporting stars have been rewarded for their excellence at the Victorian School Sports Awards. Twins who have represented Victoria at national swimming competitions, a hockey player recognised for his potential to develop into a future Kookaburra, and a young diver who competed in her first international competition were among those acknowledged at this […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

A Super Saturday For Grazing Racegoers

Racegoers will enjoy a Super Saturday at the Flemington Racecourse today for the 2017 Grazing Trail & Cellar Door race meeting. The food and wine event forms part of the Super Saturday race meeting, which is being supported by a joint funding package of almost $440,000 from the Andrews Labor Government and the Victoria Racing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, Northern Metropolitan Region

Asia Cup Still Kicking Goals For Local Soccer Clubs

Traralgon Olympians and Traralgon City Soccer Club are the latest grassroots soccer clubs to benefit from better facilities thanks to our special Victorian Asia Cup 2015 Legacy Fund. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing and Melbourne Victory star Archie Thompson today to announce $100,000 to install new LED lighting […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Big Win For Sport Across The Valley

The Latrobe Valley is set to become one of regional Australia’s top sporting hubs with a major investment in its sporting infrastructure, thanks to an unprecedented $85 million investment by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Sport and Tourism John Eren, Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing, Collingwood and Melbourne […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

Boosting Grassroots Sport In The Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with opening more doors for people to get active and play a range of sports across the Latrobe Valley. Touring the Valley today, Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced a funding boost for the Moe Bowling Club, while also officially opening […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Digging In For A New Oval At Warragul’s Western Park

The Andrews Labor Government is sowing the seeds for a new sports oval in Warragul, so even more budding cricket and football players can play the sports they love. Minister for Sport John Eren today broke ground to kick start construction of a new $1.7 million senior-sized sports oval at Warragul’s Western Park. We’re delivering […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Racing Returns To Birchip With Top New Facilities

Harness racing will return to Birchip for the first time in more than a decade this weekend, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labour Day long weekend race meeting this Sunday, 12 March, marks the first time that the Birchip Pacing Cup has been held at the Hunter Park Raceway since 2005. […]

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