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More grants to revamp sports facilities

28 March 2017

The next round of the $100 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund and the $22 million Better Indoor Stadiums Fund are now open.

Victorian Sport Awards winners 2016

Sporting legends and community heroes star in the Victorian Sport Awards

30 March 2017

Two Olympic Gold Medallists from the 2016 Rio Olympics, Kim Brennan  AM  and Mack Horton OAM have been named the Victorian Female Athlete of the Year and Victorian Male Athlete of the Year at the Victorian Sport Awards at the Melbourne Convention Centre.  

Active April 2017 Jake Stringer Maddie Robinson and kids

Victorian sports heroes kick-start Active April

28 March 2017

AFL Premiership star Jake Stringer, Melbourne Stars and Western Bulldogs all-rounder Emma Kearney, Diamonds and Collingwood netballer Madi Robinson, sports nutritionist Professor Jo Salmon and students from Lighthouse Christian College were at Gosch’s Paddock today to help launch this year’s Premier’s Active April campaign.

Moorabbin Oval stand

Digging in for Saints return to Moorabbin

27 March 2017

Construction of the world-class $30.3 million redevelopment of Moorabbin Oval is about to begin, bringing the mighty Saints another step closer to returning to their spiritual heartland.

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Every second counts - Sports clubs can now apply for life-saving defibrillators

22 March 2017

The third 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.  

That’s the wicket! New turf for Junction Oval

15 March 2017

The final turf has been laid on St Kilda’s iconic Junction Oval, with out of ground construction commencing as part of the redevelopment of the new first-class cricket ground.

$2 million Victorian Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund kicking goals for grassroots soccer

9 March 2017

Upgraded pavilions, synthetic pitches and pitch lighting are just some of the new facilities grassroots soccer clubs from Traralgon to Williamstown will be receiving as part of the Victorian Government’s new $2 million Victorian Asian Cup 2015 Legacy Fund.

Big win for sport across the Valley

12 March 2017

The Latrobe Valley is set to become one of regional Australia’s top sporting hubs with a major investment in its sporting infrastructure, thanks to an unprecedented $85 million investment by the Victorian Government.

Game changing boost for gender equality programs in local sporting clubs

7 March 2017

The Victorian Government is kicking in $550,000 to promote gender equality in grass roots sporting clubs across Victoria. 

Inner city netball courts rolled out for Hadfield

5 March 2017

Moreland’s Hadfield Netball Club are now ready for action thanks to today’s launch of the two new outdoor courts at Martin Reserve, courtesy of the Victorian Government’s $9.6 million Inner City Netball Program.

Let kids be kids campaign promotes respect on and off the field

6 March 2017

Ange Postecoglou, Caitlin Thwaites, and Nick dal Santo are just some of the Victorian sports legends joining the Victorian Government to support the new Play by the Rules campaign - Let Kids Be Kids.

Victorian Sport Awards Finalists announced…

2 March 2017

Congratulations to our 2016 Victorian Sports Awards finalists ….

First inner city netball courts rolled out for Darebin

28 February 2017

Darebin Community Centre’s three new outdoor courts are now ready for action thanks to the Victorian Government’s $9.6 million Inner City Netball Program.

Sports make sure you do the right thing by ANZAC Day

20 February 2017

ANZAC Day will fall on Tuesday 25 April 2017. The Victorian Government is working with all sporting codes and the Returned & Services League (RSL) to accommodate the playing of sport on this day, whilst also honouring the significance of ANZAC Day and all those who have served our country.

Women and girls get set to lead the charge to register for Premier's Active April

8 February 2017

It’s time to dust off those holiday cobwebs, start warming up those muscles and act on that new year’s resolution to get healthy and active by signing up to this year’s Premier’s Active April.

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