State Government of Victoria

Dr Bridie O'Donnell

Trailblazer set to lead the way for women in sport

The Victorian Government has appointed Dr Bridie O’Donnell MBBS as Head of Victoria’s first Office for Women in Sport and Recreation.

Closeup of the Rugby World Club Cup silhouetted against a cloudless blue sky

Melbourne storming on to the world stage

Victoria will host another massive international rugby league blockbuster next year when reigning NRL premiers, Melbourne Storm, take on Super League title holders Leeds Rhinos for the 2018 World Club Challenge.

Defibrillator dummy

More life-saving defibs for sports clubs

The fourth round of the Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program is now open which means Victorian sports clubs have another chance to apply for a new defibrillator and help save the lives of players, volunteers or spectators who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest.