The following public entities perform a range of important functions, from the management of Melbourne's key sports and entertainment facilities to the development of Victoria's elite athletes. They report to the Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.
Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Board of Victoria
The Professional Boxing and Combat Sports Board is responsible for:
- licensing promoters, trainers, referees, judges and matchmakers
- registering contestants
- issuing permits to licensed promoters for boxing, kickboxing and other combat sports promotions
Victorian Institute of Sport
The Victorian Institute of Sport conducts programs to assist the development of Australia's and Victoria's best athletes. The Institute provides advanced and specialised coaching, sports science and sports medicine services, career and education advice, and training and competition support.
Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust
The Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust is responsible for improving and promoting Melbourne Park and Olympic Park.
State Sport Centres Trust
The State Sport Centres Trust is responsible for overseeing the ongoing planning, improvement, management, operation and promotion of the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in Albert Park and the State Netball and Hockey Centre in Royal Park.