Topic: Sport and recreation

Ballarat’s C.E Brown Reserve Officially Open

Ballarat’s C.E Brown Reserve was officially opened last night in a landmark moment for grassroots local netballers, footy players and athletes who use the reserve year round. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulord was joined by Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight in officially opening the redeveloped C.E. Brown Reserve, home of the Wendouree Football and […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Labor Kick Starts Next Upgrade Of Geelong’s Kardinia Park

The Andrews Labor Government will transform Geelong’s Kardinia Park into the best sporting arena in regional Australia by completing its world class redevelopment. The Victorian Budget 2017/18 will invest $3.9 million to kick-start planning and design for Stage 5 of the redevelopment of Geelong Football Club’s iconic home. This new work will take place at […]

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

New Sporting Education Opportunities For Victorian Kids

Victorian students will have new opportunities to pursue careers in the sport and recreation industry through the Sports Education and Development Australia (SEDA) College. Minister for Education James Merlino today visited the College’s North Melbourne Football Club campus to announce that SEDA College is now registered as an independent school. This means students can be […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Education

Keeping Melbourne The Ultimate Sports And Events Capital

The Andrews Labor Government will ensure Melbourne remains the global home of sport and entertainment, by giving Melbourne Park the best facilities in the world. Treasurer Tim Pallas and Minister for Sport John Eren today announced $271.55 million to complete the third stage of the Melbourne Park redevelopment. Announced as part of the Victorian Budget […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Australia’s Pinnacle Road Race To Stay In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government has secured Cycling Australia’s Road National Championships in Ballarat until at least 2020. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight, and representatives from Cycling Australia today to announce the new three year deal. Regional Victoria is fast becoming the cycling capital of Australia, and we are making […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Cranbourne Racing Celebrates Historic Milestone

The Cranbourne Turf Club will celebrate its 150th anniversary this Friday with a night of racing and entertainment, thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is contributing more than $5700 towards the April 21 event through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The Club is matching the contribution. Racing […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Racing, South Eastern Metropolitan Region

Labor’s Central Park Upgrade A Gift For Stawell

The Andrews Labor Government will deliver a major power upgrade for Central Park, home of Victoria’s oldest and most prestigious footrace – the Stawell Gift. Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria Danielle Green announced the project today ahead of the running of the 136th Stawell Gift Carnival. Each year on Easter Monday, […]

Categories: Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Major Events and Regional Victoria, Western Victoria Region

Easter Racing Set To Delight Families At Warracknabeal

The 2017 Warracknabeal Cup will be bigger than ever this year, thanks to a funding boost of more than $77,000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government is providing more than $38,000 towards the event this Easter Saturday through the Victorian Racing Industry Fund Raceday Attraction Program. The club is contributing almost $16,000 […]

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

Rod Laver Arena is about to look really different.

Rod Laver Arena is about to look really different. Construction has already started, by the way.

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Stawell Wins Infrastructure Funding Trifecta

Racing in Stawell is set to receive more than $575,000 for three key infrastructure projects, thanks to a joint funding package by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited Stawell today to announce the infrastructure developments for the Stawell Harness Racing Club (SHRC) and Stawell Racing Club (SRC). Under the initiatives, the […]

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