Topic: Sport and recreation

Funding Boost For Gymnastics To Also Make A Splash

Kids in Melbourne’s outer suburbs will be able to learn to swim and tumble, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government loan to the Belgravia Group to construct gymnastics and learn to swim facilities at four sites around the city. During a visit today to Grange P-12 College in Hoppers Crossing, Treasurer and Member for Werribee […]

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Backing Female Footy Players In Williamstown

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Victorian Football League (VFL) and female participation in sport, by providing $1.5 million to upgrade the home of the Williamstown Football Club. Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance Daniel Mulino and Member for Williamstown Wade Noonan today announced the funding, which will enable the club to build two […]

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Plans For New Motor Sports Hub In Fiskville

Plans to convert the old Country Fire Authority (CFA) training site in Fiskville in to a multipurpose motor sports venue have gained momentum with the Andrews Labor Government chipping in $150,000 towards a business case assessing the viability of the project. Home to some of the best motor sport events in the world – including […]

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Moe Nets Funding For New Cricket Centre Of Excellence

Latrobe Valley cricketers will soon be able to hone their skills in a state-of-the-art cricket centre of excellence thanks to $500,000 in funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced the project today, which has been made possible through the Labor Government’s Community Cricket […]

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Helping Latrobe Valley Locals Make A Splash

The transformation of the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre and the Traralgon Indoor Sports Stadium will ramp up with them sharing in a $10 million loan from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Sport John Eren and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing announced the funding today, which will allow Latrobe City Council to start further […]

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Spicing Up The Boxing Day Test

Modern Indian food, music, art and film will bring added spice to another Indian obsession – cricket – as part of a free three-day festival coinciding with the Australia vs India Boxing Day Test. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today launched the upcoming Indian Summer Festival in partnership with Cricket Australia. The […]

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Getting Young People On The Park And Keeping Them Engaged

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will contribute $1.6 million to expand Melbourne Victory’s successful Our Game, Our Community program. Our Game, Our Community offers programs for schools, clubs, charities and culturally diverse communities that encourage social cohesion and deliver football initiatives that engage young people in their local community. The program also hosts tournaments, open […]

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Revamped State Netball And Hockey Centre A Step Closer

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with the job of transforming the State Netball and Hockey Centre in Parkville into the national home of both sports – from the grassroots to the elite. The Labor Government has appointed contractor Kane Constructions to deliver the project and unveiled the initial designs for the centre – […]

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Grassroots Boost For The World Game

More local clubs, kids and community organisations will get the facilities they need, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government announcing $20 million for upgrades to community soccer facilities across Victoria. The Andrews Labor Government has already delivered the biggest boost to women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history, with $225 million in the Victorian Budget […]

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Game Changing Indoor Sports Precinct For Macedon

Families in New Gisborne will be able to rely on great local sporting facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver a further $6 million towards the indoor courts component of the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct. First, Labor committed $5.6 million towards the Precinct’s outdoor facilities, including new sports fields, new tennis and […]

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