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It is a great honour to represent the people of South Australia in the Australian Parliament,

and I will continue to work tirelessly standing up for South Australia.

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7 days ago

Don Farrell

BIG NEWS FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALL ⚽

Federal Labor will invest $7.4 million to complete the Football Federation South Australia​ State Centre for Football at the State Sports Park in Gepps Cross.

South Australia's new home of Football will feature:
✅ A main show pitch lit to Football Federation Australia Cup Broadcast standard (500 lux) with a 1,000-seat grandstand and capacity for 5,000 spectators.
✅ Three synthetic pitches lit to 300 lux, with 200-seat undercover grandstands and four-lane running track around one pitch for referee training and other users.
✅ A 'Football Fives' facility with ten 30m x 20m synthetic pitches, lit to 150 lux.
✅ A three-court, indoor Futsal and multipurpose court space.
✅ A main building including a multi-purpose gym, education centre, SA football museum, kitchen, amenities, administrative and staff space, boardroom and meeting rooms.

Labor is committed to supporting new and improved community sporting facilities to give all South Australians the opportunity to be their best and enjoy the benefits of sport.
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1 week ago

Don Farrell

A Shorten Labor Government, if elected will provide $7.44 million to support the completion of the Football Federation South Australia State Centre for Football at Gepps Cross.

The Centre will be a home for football in SA and provide facilities for everything from grassroots participation in the form of social five-a-side to talent pathways programs and elite squad training and games.

Our commitment builds on the former South Australian Labor State government's commitment of $19 million in February 2018. At State and Federal level, Labor supports the World Game in SA. Tony Zappia MP, Peter Malinauskas, Tom Koutsantonis MP, Steve Georganas MP, Senator Alex Gallacher, Cressida O’Hanlon - Labor Candidate for Sturt, Marielle Smith - Labor for the Senate, Emily Gore - Labor for Senate

Football Federation South Australia
Federal Labor has promised $7.4 million to complete the State Centre for Football at the State Sports Park in Gepps Cross.

This, added to the $19 million contribution from the South Australian State Government, would complete the state-of-the-art home for our game, providing facilities for football from grassroots to the elite.

Watch footage from this morning’s announcement. ⤵️⤵️
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