METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities. Our team’s…read more
South Melbourne Agrees to Stadium Upgrade
South Melbourne FC (South Melbourne Hellas Soccer Club) has announced the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Victorian Government for the redevelopment of Bob Jane Stadium into the new State Athletics Centre and subsequent commercial and infrastructure arrangements.
The signing of the MOU represents the culmination of more than 18 months of negotiations.
The proposed re-development provides numerous benefits for the Club which include:
• A new long term Lease at the new stadium;
• Strong financial benefits;
• Retention and improvement of Social Club and office areas within the stadium;
• New facilities including a pavilion and grounds within the Albert Park precinct;
• The opportunity for the Club's juniors, both boys and girls, to play at Albert Park
• Realising the Club's aim of unifying its senior and junior team
• The opportunity to establish an unprecedented junior development program of the highest quality.
The club is implementing its 'One Club' policy which will result in all Seniors, Juniors and Womens teams being united under a single entity.
Realising this vision has been one of the clubâs main objectives in its discussions with Victorian Government.
For more information go to www.smfc.com.au/news/791/smfc-signs-mou-with-government/
Image: South Melbourne before the 2066 VPL Grand Final.
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…read more
revolutioniseSPORT is the emerging market leader in online club management in Australia. Whether it is memberships, registrations, events, online sales or governance tools - revolutioniseSPORT is the…read more
Regupol Australia Pty Ltd offers a comprehensive range of recycled rubber fitness and leisure flooring surfaces. Their range of products include everroll rubber flooring, Regupol elastic…read more
Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…read more
BODY BIKE® International is a leading manufacturer of indoor bikes with a 20-year track record of creating the best indoor bikes. Stay connected with Body Bike Australia…read more
Anti Wave International is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave International is proud of its…read more
Mattioli provides award winning painting, flooring and waterproofing services to the aquatics and recreation sector. We’re recognised as the leading contractor in the industry with award-winning…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!