Minister for Sport John Eren joined Macedon Ranges Mary-Anne Thomas and Gisborne Football Netball Club President John Wood in announcing a significant upgrade to the change room facilities at Gardiner Reserve as part of the Governments "Female Friendly Facilities" program. The $650,000 project will include upgrades for player and Umpire rooms which will make the facilities more user friendly and accessible to Women in sport. Gardiner Reserve is one of more than 100 projects across Victoria helping more than 200 clubs to improve ageing facilities.
Gisborne Football Netball Club President John Wood acknowledged the support of Government on behalf of all user groups at Gardiner Reserve highlighting the importance of ensuring that facilites are accessible for all participating in sport. This is the most significant facilites upgrade for some time at a facility that is basically used everyday of the year by a number of sporting bodies.
In other news Gisborne Netballers will also recieve a boost in a seperate project that will see change rooms facilites built alongside the existing netball courts for the benefit of supporters and players. The project has been in the pipeline for a while and planning and funding is well underway.