Topic: Sport and recreation

Upgraded Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities On Their Way

Work is now underway to build the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GRAC) and transform the Traralgon Indoor Sports Stadium, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing in Traralgon to announce the start of works at the site of the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre […]

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Kicking Goals In China And Boosting Jobs In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its push to win a bigger share of the $US300 billion Chinese sports industry, with a major trade mission officially launched today. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula announced the major trade mission today at the AFL 2019 China Game launch, set to take place on 2 […]

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New Screens To Guide Fans Home From Melbourne Park

Getting home on public transport after a big event at Melbourne Park just got easier, with new screens installed throughout Rod Laver arena that provide real-time information about trams and trains leaving the precinct. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, Martin Pakula unveiled the new screens today while inspecting works on Stage 3 of […]

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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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