BIGGER, BETTER SPORTING FACILITIES FOR DINGLEY VILLAGE

Families in Dingley Village will be able to enjoy great local sporting facilities, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to deliver $4.5 million towards new facilities for Souter and Corrigan Ovals at Dingley Reserve.

Right now, local sporting clubs and community groups are competing for space to play, train and meet.

This funding will refurbish and expand the existing facilities, upgrade the changerooms to meet AFL guidelines and accommodate the growth of local clubs.
The pavilion will include new female friendly changerooms and bathrooms, universal disability access, umpires’ facilities (both male and female) and more storage. It will also aim to meet environmental sustainability requirements by capturing rainwater for use.

The announcement builds on the Andrews Labor Government’s investment in local community sports over the last four years, including $650,000 towards the new Tatterson Park Pavilion in Keysborough, $100,000 towards the new Alex Nelson Reserve Pavilion in Springvale South, and $100,000 for new change rooms at Rowan Road Netball Centre in Dingley Village.

With this upgrade by a re-elected Labor Government, local clubs – and communities in the Keysborough electorate – will have the great sporting facilities they deserve.

The Labor Government has made the biggest investment in grassroots sporting opportunities in Victoria’s history, with $420 million dedicated to community sports.

Quotes attributable to Member for Keysborough Martin Pakula

“Whether it’s watching or playing cricket or footy, or having a kick with the kids on the weekend, I know how much this upgrade will mean for local families.

“I’ve listened carefully to our local sporting clubs about their need for upgraded facilities to meet growing demand.

“A re-elected Labor Government will make sure our community has the sporting facilities it needs.”

Quotes attributable to Minister for Sport John Eren

“Community sport is all about bringing people together. With this investment, we’ll make Keysborough’s sporting clubs – and local community – stronger than ever.

“Whether it’s hospitals, schools, upgraded roads or new sporting facilities, only Labor can be trusted to deliver for local families.”

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