Hero Horses To Feature At Bendigo Pacing Cup

Hero Horses To Feature At Bendigo Pacing Cup

17 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Hero Horses To Feature At Bendigo Pacing Cup Victor P Taffa Retired racehorses are set to return to the track today for this year’s Bendigo Pacing Cup as ambassadors for the Harness Education Re-homing Opportunities (HERO) program. “Bendigo Pacing Cup is a highlight on the harness racing calendar and […]

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Andrews Govt Supports Marong Cup

Andrews Govt Supports Marong Cup

17 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Supporting The Marong Cup Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced it will contribute more than $15,500 towards the historic Marong Cup this Saturday 18 February. “Andrews Government is pleased to support the Marong Cup because it provides great entertainment for the family and supports local schools.” Minister for […]

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Minister Opens New St. Kilda Life Saving Club

Minister Opens New St. Kilda Life Saving Club

12 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Housing Disability and Ageing Martin Foley St. Kilda’s New Accessible Life Saving Clubhouse Victor P Taffa St. Kilda Life Saving Club has a new $5.6 Million clubhouse with accessible facilities for every beach goer to share and enjoy. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley today joined representatives from the St. […]

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Red Centre Looks Forward To Imparja Cup 2017

Red Centre Looks Forward To Imparja Cup 2017

08 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Cricket In The Red Centre Victor P Taffa Australia’s National Indigenous Cricket Carnival, the Imparja Cup is again igniting the Red Centre with teams from across Australia competing in Alice Springs this week. Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss said the Imparja Cup is an […]

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Funding Announced To Drought-Proof Victoria Sporting Facilities

Funding Announced To Drought-Proof Victoria Sporting Facilities

07 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville $2.3 Million To Drought-Proof Sport Facilities Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping to drought-proof sport and recreation facilities across regional Victoria by ensuring there is reliable access to water even during drier times. 25 projects across 11 municipalities will share in $2.3 Million from the Sustainable Water Fund […]

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Tasmania Govt To Work With Collingwood FC And Netball

Tasmania Govt To Work With Collingwood FC And Netball

04 February 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Netting Goals For Women’s Sport Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman said that Women’s sport will be the big winner out of a new partnership between the Tasmanian Government and Collingwood Football Club (FC) to invest in netball in Tasmania. Netball is a high participation sport in Tasmania, with over 6,500 […]

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Tennis Courts Upgrade Brings Back Burnie International

Tennis Courts Upgrade Brings Back Burnie International

02 February 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tennis Investment Serving Up A Host Of Benefits To Burnie Victor P Taffa Return of the Burnie International following an upgrade to court surfaces supported by the Liberal Government has brought international exposure, more visitors and a world-class sporting event to the North-West Coast, Premier Will Hodgman said. Hodgman Government was […]

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Funding Increase For 102 State Sporting Associations And Peak Bodies Announced

Funding Increase For 102 State Sporting Associations And Peak Bodies Announced

01 February 2017

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mia Davies $8 Million Supports Strong Sporting Culture In WA Victor P Taffa $8 Million to support 86 State Sporting Associations and 16 peak bodies A strong club system creates a diverse and vibrant sporting system Sports ranging from fencing to cricket, and parachuting to rugby union, will […]

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Deputy Premier Rockliff Welcomes Extensions To Ratho Farm Golf Course

Deputy Premier Rockliff Welcomes Extensions To Ratho Farm Golf Course

29 January 2017

Tasmania Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff Tourism Tees Off At Ratho Farm Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff said the newest extension to Australia’s oldest golf course is driving tourism confidence in the Central Highlands. “Completion of the four holes at Ratho Farm has effectively created Tasmania’s newest 18-hole public golf course.” Deputy Premier Rockliff […]

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Chelsea Premier League Club Coming To Perth Stadium

Chelsea Premier League Club Coming To Perth Stadium

29 January 2017

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Premier League Club Coming To Perth Stadium Victor P Taffa Chelsea Football Club to play international friendly in Perth in 2018 Chelsea, 2014-15 Premier League champions and current ladder leaders Supported by the Liberal National Government through Tourism WA and VenuesWest Another sporting coup has been secured for Perth Stadium […]

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Geelong To Host Nitro Athletics 2017

Geelong To Host Nitro Athletics 2017

27 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren Bringing The Stars Of Track And Field To Geelong Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is bringing world-renowned athletes to Geelong once again. Minister for Tourism and Major Events and Member for Lara John Eren announced today some of the best track and field stars on the […]

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Australian Masters Athletics Championships 2017 Receives Sponsorship Grant

Australian Masters Athletics Championships 2017 Receives Sponsorship Grant

22 January 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Funding Boost For Australian Masters Athletics Championships Victor P Taffa Darwin’s preparations to host this year’s Australian Masters Athletics Championships have received a major boost with an $85,000 sponsorship grant from the Territory Government. Northern Territory will host the national competition for the first time from 8-12 June, […]

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Flemington And Cranbourne Receives New Starting Gates

Flemington And Cranbourne Receives New Starting Gates

21 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula New Starting Gates For Flemington And Cranbourne Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced a joint funding package of more than $160,000 to install new practice starting gates at Flemington Racecourse and Cranbourne Training Complex. “The Andrews Government is proud to be providing the racing industry with upgraded facilities […]

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Sandown Racecourse Receives A Safety Upgrade

Sandown Racecourse Receives A Safety Upgrade

19 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Safety Upgrade For Lakeside Track At Sandown Victor P Taffa Sandown Racecourse has received an $85,000 safety upgrade to its Lakeside track, thanks to funding from the Andrews Government. “Safety of jockeys and horses is paramount and that’s why the Government provided this important infrastructure funding for Sandown.” Minister […]

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Boort Trotting Club Gains From New Horse Wash Facility

Boort Trotting Club Gains From New Horse Wash Facility

19 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Funding Boost For Harness And Show Horses At Boort Victor P Taffa Horse enthusiasts in the northern Victorian town of Boort will benefit from two funding initiatives announced today by the Andrews Government today. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula announced a funding package of more than $16,000 for the […]

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Perth Metropolitan Sporting Facilities To Receive $8.54 Million In CSRFF Grants

Perth Metropolitan Sporting Facilities To Receive $8.54 Million In CSRFF Grants

15 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mia Davies $8.4 Million For Sports Facilities In Perth Metro Victor P Taffa 16 projects around Western Australia support community and grassroots sport  Grassroots sport in the metropolitan area will benefit from $8.4 Million in funding for projects including installing floodlights, synthetic turf and upgraded facilities. Announcing the […]

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Regional Sporting Facilities To Receive $3.5 Million In CSRFF Grants

Regional Sporting Facilities To Receive $3.5 Million In CSRFF Grants

15 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mia Davies $3.5 Million For Regional Sporting Facilities Victor P Taffa 10 regional projects across Western Australia to support grassroots sports $11.9 Million announced for community projects in latest round in metro and regions Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced 10 regional sport and recreation projects […]

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5 Year Extension For Hopman Cup

5 Year Extension For Hopman Cup

07 January 2017

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Hopman Cup Serves Up A Further Five Years Victor P Taffa Event secured for Perth Arena until 2022 On track for record attendance at 2017 tournament Proudly supported by State Government for 29 years through Tourism WA Some of Australia’s hottest tennis action has been secured for Perth for at […]

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Roger Federer Returns For Mastercard Hopman Cup 2017

Roger Federer Returns For Mastercard Hopman Cup 2017

31 December 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Great Return Roger: Western Australia (WA) Welcomes Back Tennis Icon Victor P Taffa Tennis star Roger Federer returns to Perth for the first time in 15 years Will represent Switzerland at the Mastercard Hopman Cup from January 1-7 State Government is a founding sponsor of the Cup through Tourism WA […]

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Racing Act 1958 To Be Amended Creating An Independent Board

Racing Act 1958 To Be Amended Creating An Independent Board

20 December 2016

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Racing Victoria To Have Independent Board Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has today announced that it will amend the Racing Act 1958 to create an independent Board for Racing Victoria. “Racing is an industry which employs tens of thousands of Victorians and is worth hundreds of millions of dollars.” […]

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