Topic: Sport and recreation

Female Friendly Sporting Facilities Has Boronia Rapt

Boronia’s rugby league and cricket players will soon have female friendly change rooms at Colchester Reserve, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced construction of new change rooms and pavilion refurbishment works at the reserve, made possible by a $500,000 grant from the […]

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Delivering For Country Football And Netball Clubs

The Andrews Labor Government is giving growing footy and netball clubs in regional Victoria another chance to upgrade grounds, courts and pavilions and welcome even more budding sporting stars than ever before. Minister for Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced at Ellinbank Recreation Reserve that applications are now open for […]

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T20 World Cup Sets Its Sights On A Record-Breaking Final

Victoria is aiming to set the world record for the biggest ever crowd at a women’s sporting match, when the MCG hosts the Women’s Final of the ICC T20 World Cup one year from today. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula was joined by the stars of Australian women’s cricket at the […]

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Delivering The Community Facilities Eltham Needs

People in Eltham now have access to the upgraded facilities they need thanks to a funding boost for two key projects from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today officially opened the Eltham Leisure Centre Aquatic redevelopment project, which received a funding boost of $6.8 million from the Labor Government. The […]

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Stawell Gift Back On Track

The Stawell Gift, one of Australia’s oldest footraces, will again light up Central Park this Easter long weekend, thanks to a new agreement between the Andrews Labor Government, Northern Grampians Shire Council and the Stawell Athletic Club. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that the three parties have signed a […]

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Record Prize Money Caps Off Another Great Vic Open

Victoria has reinforced its position as Australia’s home of golf, with the ISPS Handa Vic Open wrapping up at 13th Beach Golf Links on the Bellarine Peninsula today. Premier Daniel Andrews today presented the winners’ trophies at 13th Beach to champions Celine Boutier and David Law after a week of world-class golf. Record prize money, […]

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Don’t Be Sidelined – Get Active This April

The Andrews Labor Government has opened registrations for the 11th annual Premier’s Active April campaign. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today encouraged Victorians of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to do 30 minutes of physical activity a day during April. The event has gone from strength to strength since the […]

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AFLW 2019 To Kick Off With New Teams And Better Facilities

The AFLW is back with two new Victorian teams and better facilities for players and spectators as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s $50 million investment in women’s sport. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today joined AFLW stars to celebrate the season launch and welcome Geelong and North Melbourne to the […]

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Victoria To Host Cricket’s Biggest Stars At The T20 World Cup

Victoria, Australia’s home of cricket, will be the epicentre of the ICC T20 World Cup 2020, hosting more games than any other state. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula joined some of Victoria’s best cricketers today to announce that Victoria will host 19 games across the Men’s and Women’s Tournaments. The Melbourne […]

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Australian Open Smashes Attendance Records

Australian Open 2019 has attracted record crowds to the newly upgraded Melbourne Park to see the world’s best tennis players hit the court at the world’s best tennis venue. More than 780,000 fans attended the two-week grand slam, smashing the previous attendance record of 743,667 set in 2018 The men’s and women’s finals were aired […]

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