Surf Life Saving WA Receives Lotterywest Support For Nippers Program

Surf Life Saving WA Receives Lotterywest Support For Nippers Program

11 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Nippers Funding Makes A Splash Victor P Taffa Lotterywest provides $700,000 to Surf Life SavingWA to support nippers program Funding to purchase equipment and safety devices Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) has received $700,000 towards equipment and safety devices to support the nippers program, thanks to […]

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2018 Tasmanian Athlete Of The Year And Sporting Achievers Announced

2018 Tasmanian Athlete Of The Year And Sporting Achievers Announced

29 November 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma Celebrating Elite Achievement In Tasmanian Sport Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman has announced and congratulated triathlete Jake Birtwhistle who has been named the 2018 Tasmanian Athlete of the Year. Jake Birtwhistle Jake had an outstanding year winning a gold and silver medal […]

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Perth’s Optus Stadium Wins 27th Accolade Since Opening In January 2018

Perth’s Optus Stadium Wins 27th Accolade Since Opening In January 2018

18 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Optus Stadium Named World’s Best In International Awards Victor P Taffa Optus Stadium awarded Project of the Year at TheStadiumBusiness Awards in London Another tribute to the skills of Western Australian businesses, workers and the public sector Optus Stadium has won the Project of the Year […]

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Latest Round Of Country Sport Enrichment Scheme Funding Announced

Latest Round Of Country Sport Enrichment Scheme Funding Announced

11 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Grants Enrich Country Sport And Local Communities Victor P Taffa Funding takes exciting sporting events to regional locations $80,000 towards enriching country sport There will be more opportunities to enjoy sport and recreation in regional Western Australia, with the latest round of the Country Sport Enrichment […]

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Synthetic Field For Southern River Hockey Club

Synthetic Field For Southern River Hockey Club

07 November 2018

Western Australia Acting Minister for Sport and Recreation David Templeman New Synthetic Hockey Field Brings Competitive Edge To Southern Suburbs Victor P Taffa Synthetic playing surface for Southern River Hockey Club opens today Only the second hockey facility in Australia with LED lighting Hockey in Perth’s south-eastern corridor will today receive a huge boost with […]

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Flemington Racecourse Club Stand Officially Opens On 1 November 2018

Flemington Racecourse Club Stand Officially Opens On 1 November 2018

31 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Flemington Racecourse In Top Shape For Cup Carnival Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is ensuring Flemington Racecourse remains one of the world’s best racecourses with upgrades to the horse stalls and parade ring. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was at Flemington today to announce the State Government is investing […]

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North Hobart Oval To Be Upgraded For Tasmanian Kangaroos AFLW Matches

North Hobart Oval To Be Upgraded For Tasmanian Kangaroos AFLW Matches

27 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Sport and Recreation Jacquie Petrusma Tasmanian Kangaroos AFLW Team To Star At North Hobart Oval Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delighted that planned infrastructure upgrades at North Hobart Oval have helped convince the AFL to schedule the Tassie Kangaroos first round AFLW match at the spiritual home of football in Southern […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Strikes Deal With Racing Industry

Palaszczuk Govt Strikes Deal With Racing Industry

26 October 2018

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe Palaszczuk Government Deal Puts Racing Industry On Right Track To Sustainability Victor P Taffa Racing in Queensland is on track for a better future thanks to a deal struck between the Palaszczuk Government and the Thoroughbred Alliance this morning. Under the deal, prize money […]

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Parramatta Eels First To Kick Off At Western Sydney Stadium In Season 2019

Parramatta Eels First To Kick Off At Western Sydney Stadium In Season 2019

25 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Sport Sydney Stuart Ayres Western Sydney Stadium Welcomes The Parramatta Eels Home For 2019 Victor P Taffa Parramatta Eels will not only call Western Sydney Stadium home in 2019, but they will be the first side to run onto the state-of-the-art stadium when they take to the field over the […]

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Work Upgrading Sports Facilities At HBF Arena Gets Underway

Work Upgrading Sports Facilities At HBF Arena Gets Underway

23 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Sporting Clubs To Benefit From Facility Upgrades At HBF Arena Victor P Taffa Joondalup Sports Club to benefit from $750,000 of upgrades Netball, rugby union, little athletics and triathlon all to benefit Upgrades to include change rooms, storage area, drink fountains and fencing Works to upgrade […]

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Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club To Have Airconditioning Installed

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club To Have Airconditioning Installed

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Upgrading The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club with 10 new air conditioning units to provide heating and cooling throughout the club. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce $82,000 towards the upgrades and the […]

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Ballarat Harness Racing Track To Be Upgraded

Ballarat Harness Racing Track To Be Upgraded

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Major Boost For The Ballarat Harness Racing Track Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading the Ballarat & District Trotting Club as part of a major boost for harness racing in the region. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce more than $59,000 for raceday […]

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Ballarat Racecourse To Be Equipped With Synthetic Race Track

Ballarat Racecourse To Be Equipped With Synthetic Race Track

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Major Investment In Ballarat Racing Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in a new synthetic race track at Ballarat’s Dowling Forest Racecourse to ensure Ballarat remains one of Victoria’s premier racing and training venues. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was in Ballarat today to announce a $4 Million […]

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15 Additional Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium

15 Additional Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium

20 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray More Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium As Summer Approaches Victor P Taffa 15 additional free drinking water filling stations to be installed at Optus Stadium New facilities follow feedback from fans requesting more access to free drinking water Works will also include upgrades to stadium’s existing […]

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Alice Springs Masters Games Gets Underway From 13-20 October 2018

Alice Springs Masters Games Gets Underway From 13-20 October 2018

13 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Final Countdown To The Masters Games Begins Victor P Taffa Around 4,000 athletes are flexing their muscles in Central Australian ahead of the official opening of the Alice Springs Masters Games this afternoon. Opening Ceremony kicks off at 5 pm at Anzac Oval, offering up a […]

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Minister Unveils Winning Design For New Sydney Football Stadium

Minister Unveils Winning Design For New Sydney Football Stadium

12 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres Sydney Football Stadium Design Unveiled Victor P Taffa Winning design for the future Sydney Football Stadium was released today after an intense design competition between the best architectural firms in Australia. Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres said the new Sydney Football Stadium will set the standard for […]

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Re-Elected Andrews Govt To Boost Prizemoney For Victoria’s Thoroughbred Racing

Re-Elected Andrews Govt To Boost Prizemoney For Victoria’s Thoroughbred Racing

11 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Boosting Jobs And Investment In Victorian Racing Victor P Taffa A re-elected Andrews Government will cement Victoria’s position as Australia’s premier racing state with an increase in prize money for Victorian thoroughbred racing. “A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will ensure Victoria remains the premier racing state with a boost […]

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Wollongong To Host The 2022 UCI Road World Championship

Wollongong To Host The 2022 UCI Road World Championship

08 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres Cycling World Cup Heads To Wollongong Victor P Taffa World’s best cyclists are set to head to Wollongong following today’s announcement that the seaside city has won the bid for the 2022 UCI Road World Championship. Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres confirmed the New South Wales government […]

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Stronger Lighting To Be Installed At Mount Moriac Recreation Reserve

Stronger Lighting To Be Installed At Mount Moriac Recreation Reserve

07 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Sport John Eren Sport Lights Up At Mount Moriac Victor P Taffa Community of Mount Moriac has been given a sporting boost with the Andrews Government announcing $650,000 in grants to upgrade local sporting facilities. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced that new lighting will be installed at Mount Moriac Recreation […]

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Stronger Lighting To Be Installed At Centenary Park

Stronger Lighting To Be Installed At Centenary Park

06 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Sport John Eren Funding Lights Up Sport At Centenary Park Victor P Taffa St. Peters Junior Football Club and Bentleigh Uniting Cricket Club will be able to open their doors to more players thanks to $165,000 in funding from the Andrews Government. Minister for Sport John Eren today announced new lighting will […]

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