Category: Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

White Night Returns To Light Up Ballarat In 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing White Night back to regional Victoria in 2019 with Ballarat to host the famous night of lights for the third time next year. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced that Ballarat’s historic streetscape will come alive for the third straight year, with the city promising […]

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Food And Wine To Pop Up In Regional Victoria

The expansion of Melbourne Food and Wine’s Festival’s Crawl ‘n’ Bite concept and the launch of the Made of Ballarat Pop Up Shop in Melbourne will promote Ballarat’s world class food and wine experiences and handcrafted products like never before. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Visit Ballarat CEO Noel Dempsey, Chairman […]

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Visitors To Say Hello To The Geelong Bollards

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing Geelong’s famous bollards to life with new funding for the Say Hello to the Geelong Bollards project. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren visited the Geelong waterfront today to announce Geelong and the Bellarine had received a grant through the new $2 million Regional Events and Innovation […]

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A Tourism Win As Supercars Race Back Into Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has Motor enthusiasts from across Australia cheering after announcing that the Supercars will return to Melbourne and regional Victoria once again in 2019. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Supercar drivers at the iconic Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit today to formally announce that the Virgin Australia Supercars […]

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Countdown To The Australian Open 2019 Begins

January’s Australian Open is set to break records with the best-of-the-best converging in Melbourne for the largest annual sporting event in the Southern Hemisphere. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren joined Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley today to officially launch the Australian Open 2019 and highlight its importance to Victoria. Last year […]

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The Australian Ballet Comes To Latrobe Valley In 2019

The Australian Ballet’s free annual outdoor community program, Ballet Under the Stars, will travel to regional Victoria for the first time in October 2019 and will be exclusively staged in the Latrobe Valley. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren was joined by The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister and Executive Director Libby Christie […]

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White Night Program To Light Up Geelong

The Andrews Labor Government has launched the program for Geelong’s first ever White Night which will be held next month. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren launched the White Night Geelong program today as Victoria’s second largest city prepares to come alive and conclude this year’s regional White Night trifecta. With David Atkins […]

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Massive New Festival To Light Up Melbourne Winter

A brand-new winter festival will descend on Melbourne in 2019 as the city’s unmatched music and cultural offerings are celebrated at a signature event unlike anything Victoria has ever seen. Bringing Melbourne’s iconic after-dark experiences to life, the Andrews Labor Government’s new initiative will incorporate the hugely successful White Night Melbourne which will be relocated […]

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Gumbuya World Expansion To Boost Jobs And Tourism

Victoria’s favourite theme park is set to rival its international counterparts as Gumbuya World undergoes the next stages of a major redevelopment. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren visited Gumbuya World today to announce stages 2 and 3 of the redevelopment project, which will create up to 485 jobs for Victorians once completed. […]

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New Melbourne Visitor Hub Opens At Town Hall

The new Melbourne Visitor Hub at the iconic Town Hall will offer visitors a more bespoke, local and uniquely Melbourne experience as the Andrews Labor Government’s $11 billion Metro Tunnel Project steams ahead. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today joined City of Melbourne Mayor Sally Capp to officially launch the new hub […]

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