Sports precinct announcement welcomed

La Trobe University Vice Chancellor Paul Johnson today welcomed the Brumby Government’s announcement that it will work with the University to establish a first class sports precinct in Melbourne’s northern suburbs with a strong community sport focus. 

Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson‘The establishment of a quality sports precinct on La Trobe’s Melbourne campus in Bundoora will support, among other things, the arrival of A League Club, Melbourne Heart and is a significant priority for La Trobe.  

‘We look forward to working closely with the Victorian Government to deliver improved sporting infrastructure for our region. This aligns with La Trobe’s deep commitment to Melbourne’s North and we look forward to its further development,’ said Professor Johnson.

'La Trobe has a track record of working in close collaboration with the community to develop infrastructure that supports students and the local community. We will continue to work with local sporting clubs and other community organisations to identify opportunities for closer collaboration,’ he added.

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