Acting Assistant Director State Facilities, Major Projects Group
Sport and Recreation Victoria
Victoria has a network of internationally recognized world’s best sporting venues. Andrew and Luke will provide a strategic insight into the Victorian Government’s approach to its sporting facilities planning development and management, why it invests in these facilities and the critical role it plays in delivering a sustainable sporting system.
As Victoria’s population continues to grow with Melbourne project to be Australia’s most populous city by 2030 this presentation will give an insight as to the Victorian Government’s investment strategies. The presentation will discuss and provide detail on a number of Victoria’s recent investments and provide details as to why Victoria is adopting both a regional and metropolitan response as a fundamental platform to deliver on its strategic objectives.
- The importance of overarching management structures of the sporting Trusts to deliver government objectives as demonstrated by the Kardinia Park Stage 4 red evelopment ($89 billion) and the Melbourne Park Redevelopment ($972 million)
- Establish the role of stadiums and state facilities in supporting a sustainable sporting system across regional and metropolitan communities
- Benefits that can be derived from state facilities and Victoria’s perspective on strategic sporting infrastructure provision