Category: Minister for Sport

Boost To Give Local Geelong Clubs The Resources They Need

Grassroots sports clubs across Geelong will get the equipment, skills and expertise they need to grow and be more competitive. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens at the Newcomb Power Football Netball Club today – one of 25 local clubs who will share in $38,483 from the Andrews Labor Government’s […]

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Kicking Goals For The World Game In Heidelberg

Olympic Park in Heidelberg will share in the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Ivanhoe Anthony Carbines today to announce $2 million to transform the park – home of the Heidelberg United Football Club. The project will […]

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Grand Slam Of Table Tennis Coming To Geelong

Geelong will be serving up the action on and off the courts when it hosts the Australian Open of Table Tennis in July. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Member for Geelong Christine Couzens and table tennis champion Wade Townsend at Geelong Arena to make the announcement and promote the upcoming world […]

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The Perfect Storm For Rugby League In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government will bring more blockbuster NRL matches to Melbourne and build Victoria’s first Rugby League Centre of Excellence, paving the way for a Melbourne Storm women’s team. Victoria will host five major NRL matches in the next six years – two State of Origins in 2021 and 2025, a Harvey Norman All […]

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Victory For Women Playing The World Game

The Andrews Labor Government will fund a new Melbourne Victory Football Academy in Footscray Park as part of the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history. Minister for Sport John Eren announced today that the Labor Government will provide $10 million to help build the academy, which will provide a home for […]

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New Sports Hub Making Tracks In Bacchus Marsh

The Andrews Labor Government is transforming Bacchus Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve into a community sporting hub, delivering a new BMX circuit, cricket pitch and two soccer ovals. Minister for Sport John Eren was on site to break ground on two projects today, made possible by $200,000 funding from the Labor Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure […]

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Kicking More Goals For The World Game In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is helping local football clubs improve their facilities and encouraging more Victorians to play the world game. Minister for Sport John Eren joined Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas at the home of the Kyneton District Soccer Club today to announce the Labor Government’s new $2.5 million The World Game Facilities Fund. […]

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Saints Go Marching Home To Moorabbin

After seven long years, St Kilda Football Club has returned to its spiritual home at Moorabbin Reserve thanks to a $30 million redevelopment backed by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos joined the club’s biggest stars at Moorabbin today for their first training session at the […]

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Victoria Nets USA Dream Team And Boomers Series

The USA Dream team is coming to Melbourne for an exclusive series between the USA Basketball Men’s National Team and the Australian Boomers next year at Etihad Stadium. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined representatives from Basketball Australia and USA Basketball today to announce the two-game series in August 2019. It will […]

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Formula 1 Races Into The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is revving up Gippsland ahead of the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix, bringing a taste of the festivities to Moe for the first time. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing unveiled a Formula 1 Grand Prix car today, where it will be […]

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