Professional soccer match under lights

Investment $46.4 million

This will develop sports facilities and encourage everyone in the community to get active.

What will the money be used for?

This investment includes:

Better Indoor Stadiums Fund

$22 million for the Better Indoor Stadiums Fund to build and upgrade multi-use stadiums, meaning more basketball, netball and volleyball players will be able to take to the court where they want - and when they want.

Country Football Netball Program

$8 million to support country football and netball clubs to develop essential facilities through rural, regional and outer‑metropolitan councils.


Other initiatives in the Budget include:

Kardinia Park Stadium Trust

$14 million for the establishment of the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust to oversee the development and use of Simonds Stadium and car parks located within Kardinia Park.

Sustainable Hunting Action Plan

$5.3 million for development of a Sustainable Hunting Action Plan to promote responsible hunting and improve hunting opportunities within Victoria.


Media releases

Big Boost For Grassroots Sport

Better Hunting All Part Of The Game Plan

More Stadiums, Events For Locals In The Sporting Capital


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