Category: Minister for Sport

Supporting Local Sport And Recreation Across Victoria

Local councils, clubs and organisations now have access to low interest loans to boost sport and recreational facilities with the launch of the Andrews Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme. The $100 million scheme will provide low-interest, government-guaranteed loans of between $500,000 and $10 million to deliver infrastructure that boosts grassroots participation. As well […]

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Venue Upgrades For Ballarat District

Football and netball have been given a boost in the Ballarat district with the Andrews Labor Government announcing funding to develop drainage and irrigation at Alfredton Reserve Village Green in West Ballarat and to resurface the netball courts at Ballan Reserve. Visiting both venues today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced $100,000 for the Alfredton […]

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Burdoo Reserve Upgrade Has Tigers Roaring

The Andrews Labor Government has given women’s footy in Geelong a boost after announcing funding to develop female-friendly changerooms at the home of the Grovedale Football Netball Club. Visiting Burdoo Reserve today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced $100,000 for the project from the Labor Government’s 2018/19 Country Football and Netball Program. The Grovedale Tigers […]

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Travel Grants To Help Our Athletes Excel

The Andrews Labor Government is encouraging Victoria’s rising sports stars to apply for travel grants to help them take their skills to the next level. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced applications have opened for the Labor Government’s 2018/19 Athlete Pathway Travel Grant Program. The program helps aspiring Victorian athletes, teams, coaches and officials […]

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Geelong Scores Home Run Hosting Korean Baseball Team

In a first for Australian sport, an international team will base itself right here in Victoria while taking part in an Australian sporting competition. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced a baseball team from Korea will establish its home base at the Geelong Baseball Centre in Waurn Ponds. The team will play in the […]

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Big Win For Coburg City Oval

The Coburg football and cricket clubs will soon enjoy first-class facilities after the Andrews Government today announced $3 million dollars in funding to upgrade and expand the facilities of Coburg City Oval. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member of Pascoe Vale Lizzie Blandthorn visited Coburg City Oval this morning to formally announce the funding. […]

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Labor Shooting Goals In Koo Wee Rup

The Andrews Labor Government will help Koo Wee Rup’s football and netball clubs grow their ranks and be more competitive thanks to a major upgrade of both home ground pavilions. Minister for Sport John Eren visited Koo Wee Rup Recreation Reserve today to announce $800,000 to bring the grounds sports facilities into the modern era. […]

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Smashing Upgrade For Traralgon Tennis Complex

The Traralgon Tennis Complex is ready for action thanks to a $400,000 upgrade from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren officially opened the redeveloped facility today, which will bring the best the game has to offer to the Latrobe Valley. Home to the annual AGL Loy Yang Traralgon International and ATP Challenger […]

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Teaching More Victorian Kids To Swim Safely

The Andrews Labor Government will help more Victorian kids learn to swim and stay safe in and around water. Visiting the Moe Newborough Aquatic Centre today, Minister for Sport John Eren announced $1.2 million for Aquatics and Recreation Victoria to continue running the VICSWIM Summer Kidz Program for the next three years. VICSWIM provides affordable […]

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Boom Time For Basketball In The Valley

The Andrews Labor Government has netted another major sporting coup for the Latrobe Valley, with the WNBL Melbourne Boomers set to play an additional four games in the next two years. Minister for Sport John Eren visited Warragul North Primary School today to announce the Boomers will play the Bendigo Spirt in Traralgon and Sale, […]

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