26 August 2021
Jane Howlett MP
Minister for Sport and Recreation
The Tasmanian Liberal Government is investing significantly into the State’s Sport and Recreation sector to get more Tasmanians active.
As part of the 2021-22 Tasmanian Budget, we will invest more than $38 million with over 140 sports organisations to deliver programs and infrastructure State-wide.
In addition, we are doubling our Ticket to Play vouchers from $100 to $200 and will progress a range of large infrastructure projects across the State, such as the Glenorchy Indoor Multi Sport Facility and the Silverdome upgrade to facilitate home games for the JackJumpers’ entry into the NBL.
In 2021-22, the Department of Communities Tasmania will deliver five competitive merit-based grants programs including;
Our Government has also committed to a range of large infrastructure projects including;
Over the next four years, our investment in sport and recreation in Tasmania will exceed $60 million in an effort to get more Tasmanians involved in physical activity.
An equity contribution of $65 million, over three years from 2021-22, will be provided to Stadiums Tasmania, which will oversee the development and management of stadium assets in the State. In addition, $14.5 million will be provided for the operational costs associated with Stadiums Tasmania over the Budget and Forward Estimates period. This will assist in overseeing the development and management of venues to maximise economic and community benefit for Tasmania.