From community sports clubs to State Sporting Organisations, hundreds of sporting groups across the state are set to benefit from more than $8.5 million in new sports funding announced today.
Office of Sport
Communities across Greater Sydney will enjoy improved local sporting facilities under a $100 million boost from the NSW Government, helping to fund up to 120 projects including new and upgraded ovals, dressing rooms, kiosks and football goals.
Following receipt of business cases from Infrastructure NSW, the NSW Government today announced it will not proceed with knocking down ANZ Stadium.
More than 430 defibrillators are set to be rolled out at community sportsgrounds and grassroots clubs across the state.
Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres today visited the Sydney International Equestrian Centre Arena where a $745,000 surface upgrade has significantly improved play at the Grand National Hack Championships underway in Western Sydney.
Sporting enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing the best of Australian athletics when the nation’s top athletes arrive in Sydney to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games at the upcoming Australian Track & Field Championships.
Australia’s most capped female cricketer Alex Blackwell has today been honoured with the inaugural International Women’s Day – Leadership in Sport Award at a special breakfast discussing the future of women’s sport.
The Women's Leadership in Sport Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship to support an individual who is pro-actively developing innovative approaches to increasing female participation.
The NSW Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres has instructed the Combat Sports Authority of NSW to conduct an early review of the Combat Sports Act 2013.
The first set of state-wide guidelines for managing concussion in sport has been launched today.