Topic: Sport and recreation

New Fed Square Big Screen Turned On To Dee-Light Fans

Melbourne Demons fans will be able to experience the footy finals on one of the biggest and best screens in town as Federation Square is converted in to a live viewing site for Saturday’s game against the West Coast Eagles. The recently unveiled Digital Facade screen will show the AFL preliminary final on Saturday afternoon […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Darebin Soccer Nets $150,000 Towards New Lighting

The growing ranks of the Darebin United Soccer Club will soon be playing under lights thanks to a $150,000 grant from the latest round of the Andrews Labor Government’s $180 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Sport John Eren today visited Mayer Park, the club’s home, to announce a $150,000 boost towards the installation […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

New Era For Amateurs Starts At Elsternwick Park

The players, umpires and coaches in Australia’s largest amateur football league – the Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) – are celebrating the completion of a new state of the art headquarters at Elsternwick Park. Minister for Sport John Eren today joined members of the VAFA, the Old Melburnians Football Club, Elsternwick Cricket Club, Bayside City […]

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Oakleigh Scores $800,000 Towards Multisport Pavilion

Monash City Football Club, East Oakleigh Cricket Club and Oakleigh Tennis Club are the latest to benefit from the the Andrews Labor Government’s $180 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund (CSIF). Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Oakleigh Steve Dimopoulos visited Caloola Reserve to announce $800,000 towards a new pavilion for the sporting hub. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

$100,000 Boost Launches Countdown To Sikh Games

The Andrews Labor Government has announced a $100,000 events package to assist with the staging of the 32nd Annual Australian Sikh Games – the premier sporting and cultural event of the Australian Sikh community. Minister for Sport John Eren today joined Dalvinder Garcha, President of the Games Organising Committee, at Casey Stadium to officially launch […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Sport

Low Interest Loans A Grassroots Winner For Sport

The Andrews Labor Government’s $100 million Community Sports Infrastructure Loans Scheme has been embraced by grassroots sports groups across Victoria. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced that 37 applications have been received from councils, clubs, associations and educational institutions across Victoria seeking a total of $186.5 million towards $427 million worth of community sports projects. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Victoria: The Basketball Capital Of Australia

Victoria will cement its position as Australia’s basketball capital with the National Basketball League’s (NBL) new ninth team to be based in Melbourne, along with a massive expansion of basketball programs and facilities under a re-elected Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined basketballers at the State Basketball Centre at Knox Regional Sports Park […]

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Lexton Scores New Community Hub

The Lexton community is getting a boost thanks to the Andrews Labor Government with the construction of a new community hub including female friendly sports facilities at Lexton Recreation Reserve. Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a Labor Government funding package of $800,000 including $300,000 from the Female Friendly Facilities Fund to make the hub […]

Categories: Media Release, Treasurer

Stars To Shine In Latrobe Valley Big Bash Blockbuster

The Andrews Labor Government has bowled up another major sporting coup for the Latrobe Valley, with the Melbourne Stars set bring the buzz of Big Bash League cricket back to the Valley later this year. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined members of the Melbourne Stars and local cricket fans at Moe’s Ted Summerton Reserve to […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

New Name Brings In A New Era For Melbourne Arena

One of the most popular venues in Melbourne’s mega sport and entertainment precinct has been re-named Melbourne Arena – the next stage in the Andrews Labor Government’s revamp of Melbourne Park. Minister for Sport John Eren joined CEO of Tennis Australia Craig Tiley this morning to announce that Tennis Australia had secured the naming rights […]

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