Topic: Sport and recreation

Getting More People Fishing More Often On The Bellarine

The Andrews Labor Government is funding a major extension of the Clifton Springs fishing platform to help more keen anglers cast a line on the Bellarine Peninsula. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Bellarine Lisa Neville today announced the Labor Government will upgrade and double the length of the existing fishing platform — ensuring more […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Victorian Golf Open Drives Ahead On Prize Money

The Vic Open will become Australia’s richest golf tournament in 2019 with the combined prize pool surging to an unprecedented $3 million thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Sport John Eren today visited 13th Beach Golf Course to announce that a record $1.5 million in prize money […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Lions Charging Ahead At Western Oval

The Redan Lions will have the changerooms they need to grow their ranks with new female friendly facilities at Western Oval, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Minister for Sport John Eren at the oval in Ballarat to announce $100,000 through the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund – Female Friendly Facilities […]

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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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Melbourne To Be Australia’s Home Of Esport

Victoria will be home to the biggest esport event in the country when it hosts the inaugural Melbourne Esports Open in September. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren announced the deal today, which will attract the world’s best gamers and thousands of visitors from interstate and overseas to our state. The Melbourne Esports […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Victoria Kicking Goals In China’s Sports Industry

A recent trade mission to China has strengthened the Andrews Labor Government’s drive to win a bigger share of the $US300 billion Chinese sports industry. Minister for Trade and Investment Philip Dalidakis attended a Shanghai and Melbourne Business of Sport Roundtable event, which was an opportunity to showcase Victoria’s expertise in major events, sports medicine […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Trade and Investment

Kicking Goals For Regional Victoria At The ‘G

Regional Victoria will take centre stage at the home of footy, when the Essendon and Geelong Football Clubs meet at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the AFL Country Festival. The Andrews Labor Government is proudly sponsoring the celebration of regional communities, farmers and volunteer organisations as part of the AFL’s Country Festival. The match between […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

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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