National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

18 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Building A Better Home For Our Sporting History Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in Victoria’s proud sporting history with work set to get underway on a major redevelopment of the National Sports Museum at the MCG. “MCG is a Victorian icon, and there’s […]

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First Stage Of Fraser Coast Sports And Recreation Precinct Opened By Minister

First Stage Of Fraser Coast Sports And Recreation Precinct Opened By Minister

17 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Fraser Coast Kicking Goals At New Sports And Rec Precinct Victor P Taffa First stage of the Fraser Coast Sports and Recreation Precinct, a project partly funded with a $1.96 Million contribution from the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland program, is now open to the public. Minister for […]

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Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

16 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula $1.56 Million Upgrade For Flemington Training Track Victor P Taffa Australia’s premier racing destination will soon be able to operate rain, hail or shine, with works set to begin on a new, world-class synthetic training track at Flemington Racecourse.   Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced that the […]

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Football Tasmania Board Works Towards An AFL Team And License

Football Tasmania Board Works Towards An AFL Team And License

14 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma Football In Tasmania Strong And United Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of football in Tasmania, and formed a working group last year to establish the Football Tasmania Board. Football Tasmania Board will be the voice for Tasmanian football and will work to unite […]

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2 Tasmanian Entrants In All Star Mile Race At Flemington Racecourse March 2019

2 Tasmanian Entrants In All Star Mile Race At Flemington Racecourse March 2019

09 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Racing Elise Archer Get Behind Tasmania’s Thoroughbred Stars Victor P Taffa Tasmanians can help get 2 of the State’s top thoroughbreds into one of the world’s richest races by voting for Mystic Journey and Hellova Street to make the field for the $5 Million All Star Mile race at Flemington in March. […]

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Sporting Infrastructure For East Arnhem Remote Communities To Be Upgraded

Sporting Infrastructure For East Arnhem Remote Communities To Be Upgraded

02 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss East Arnhem Remote Communities Receive Sporting Infrastructure Upgrades Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating jobs for locals by investing $10 Million over the next 2 years delivering on its election promise to upgrade sporting infrastructure, including ovals, in remote communities throughout the Northern […]

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Premier Unveils Plans For Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex Netball Pavilion

Premier Unveils Plans For Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex Netball Pavilion

02 February 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Construction Set To Begin On Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex Netball Pavilion Victor P Taffa Premier unveils site plans for $3.1 Million pavilion project to support netball in the Wanneroo area Work set to begin next month on the project, fulfilling a $500,000 election commitment by the State Government Project jointly […]

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Busselton Grassroots Sport Boosted By State Govt Funding

Busselton Grassroots Sport Boosted By State Govt Funding

31 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Upgrades To Netball Courts At Lou Weston Oval And Lois Hannay Pavilion Victor P Taffa State Government contributes $400,000 to boost grassroots sport in Busselton Upgrades to support community sport, including local netball and basketball clubs Remainder of $1,735,240 project funded by City of Busselton and […]

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Racing Victoria Investigation Commences

Racing Victoria Investigation Commences

30 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Statement On Racing Victoria Investigation Victor P Taffa Minister for Racing Martin Pakula has released the following statement on the Racing Victoria Investigation. I’m aware of an investigation into the activities of licensed persons in the Warrnambool and Ballarat area by Racing Victoria’s Integrity Services and Victoria Police’s Sporting […]

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T20 World Cup Matches In Hobart October 2020 Features 8 Matches Over 9 Days

T20 World Cup Matches In Hobart October 2020 Features 8 Matches Over 9 Days

29 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma Tasmania Will Be Broadcast To The World Victor P Taffa In a major coup for Tasmania, Hobart will showcase more men’s T20 World Cup matches than any other host city, as we play host to six of the world’s leading men’s cricket teams. “I welcome today’s announcement […]

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Samantha Stosur Takes Out Women’s Doubles Title In Australian Tennis Open 2019

Samantha Stosur Takes Out Women’s Doubles Title In Australian Tennis Open 2019

28 January 2019

Rising Stars Of Australian Tennis Led By Veteran Samantha Stosur Victor P Taffa Australia has a crop of rising Australian Tennis Stars led by veteran Samantha Stosur in claiming the Women’s Doubles Title with Zhang Shuai. Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai defeated defending champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 6-3, 6-4. Australian Tennis can look […]

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Australian Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1922-2019

Australian Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1922-2019

28 January 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won An Australian Mixed Doubles Tournament Since 2013 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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Australian Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1922-2019

Australian Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1922-2019

28 January 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won An Australian Women’s Doubles Tournament Since 1979 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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Australian Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1905-2019

Australian Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1905-2019

28 January 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won An Australian Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 1997 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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Australian Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1922-2019

Australian Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1922-2019

28 January 2019

Australia Has Not Won An Australian Women’s Singles Tournament Since 1978 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 10 is Number Of Australian Open Champions 1969-2019 33 is Number Of Australian Open Champions 1922-1968 41 is Number Of Opens Australians Did Not Win […]

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Australian Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1905-2019

Australian Tennis Open Men’s Singles Champion 1905-2019

28 January 2019

Australia Has Not Won An Australian Men’s Singles Tournament Since 1976 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 6 is Number Of Australian Open Champions 1969-2019 44 is Number Of Australian Open Champions 1905-1968 45 is Number Of Opens Australians Did Not Win […]

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2019 Santos Tour Down Under Returns To The Streets Of Port Adelaide

2019 Santos Tour Down Under Returns To The Streets Of Port Adelaide

15 January 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Top Gear For Santos Tour Down Under Victor P Taffa South Australia will kick off the UCI WorldTour men’s international cycling season tomorrow when the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under returns to the streets of Port Adelaide. Santos Women’s Tour Down Under and Down Under Classic provided an exhilarating precursor […]

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110 Extra Trams On Route 70 And 70A During Australian Tennis Open 2019

110 Extra Trams On Route 70 And 70A During Australian Tennis Open 2019

13 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Extra Trams And Free Travel An Ace For Tennis Fans Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is making it easier for fans to enjoy the Australian Open with free travel and more than 3,000 extra tram services between the city and the tennis. “Australian Open is played at one […]

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$10 Million In Prize Money On Offer With Magic Millions Raceday

$10 Million In Prize Money On Offer With Magic Millions Raceday

12 January 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe Magical Day Worth Millions To Queensland Economy Victor P Taffa One of the world’s richest horse racing events taking place on the Gold Coast today will deliver millions of dollars to the Queensland economy. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk […]

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PSO Teams To Travel On Trams And Trains During Australian Tennis Open 2019

PSO Teams To Travel On Trams And Trains During Australian Tennis Open 2019

11 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville Serving Up Extra Security For The Australian Open Victor P Taffa Protective Services Officers (PSO’s) will be deployed on trams for the first time to help keep tennis fans safe during the 2019 Australian Open. PSO’s will patrol trams and trains from 7 am until after […]

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