Sports Turf Unit continues to deliver results

By Jake Anson Several Brisbane community clubs are kicking goals leading into the 2019 season thanks to summer support from AFL Queensland’s Sports Turf Unit. Sports Turf Manager, Chris Dalton, declared the current summer has been their busiest yet, with

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New Moggill multi-sport facility a boost for Brisbane’s western pocket

Brisbane’s western pocket is home to the city’s newest Australian rules sporting facility following the grand opening of the Moggill District Sports Park on Saturday. AFL Queensland staff were joined by Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor Graham Quick, Councillor Kate

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Federal Government announces new home for Lions AFLW

By AFLQ Media With just days before their Round 1 opener against the GWS Giants, the Lions AFLW team have been given a thrilling boost to the start of their season, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison announcing that the Federal

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Seven AFL clubs choose Queensland for preseason training camps

By Ant Wingard The Sunshine State will welcome over half a dozen AFL teams throughout the summer as preparation for the Toyota AFL Premiership season continues to ramp up. Seven of the AFL’s premier clubs including teams from South Australia,

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Funding call for The Reserve

The Brisbane Lions are anxious to secure state election funding commitments from both the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal National Party toward the development of their AFL Women’s community arena at Springfield, The Reserve. The Club have $40 million

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Morningside Panthers on the prowl

  $800,000 upgrade of Morningside Panthers Football Club now complete New facilities aim to increase female sports participation The Coalition Government invested $250,000 towards the project Cheers erupted today from Jack Esplen Oval, home of the Morningside Panthers, as the

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7 million dollar boost for community clubs

The AFL community has been successful in securing $7,255,705 in grant funding from the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Plus program for a number of critical and exciting projects across the Sunshine State. The funding will enable seven major projects to

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Win a share of $10,000

All community football clubs around the country have the chance to win a share of $10,000 thanks to the Volkswagen Grassroots Grants Program. Back again in 2016, the Swans and Volkswagen have teamed up to give community football clubs the

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South Pine Precinct launched

The Aspley Hornets Australian Football Club has unveiled new facilities at their South Pine Precinct home in Brendale. Treasurer and Minister for Sport, Curtis Pitt said the Queensland Government had contributed $1,000,000 towards the major upgrade project under Round 1 of

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Lights switched on at Coorparoo

Coorparoo AFC has flicked the switch on a new era at Birubi St, showcasing their home ground’s brand-new floodlights on Thursday night. Key contributors including Coorparoo Ward Councillor Ian McKenzie, retired Gabba Ward Councillor Helen Abrahams, Fran Bell (representing State

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Sunshine Coast pre-season destination of choice

by Michael Whiting www.afl.com.au WHAT started as a trickle has quickly turned into a flood of teams heading to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for pre-season training camps. St Kilda made its first trip north during the past week and will be

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$278,220 funding boon for community clubs

Twelve Queensland community football clubs have received a post-season bonus, thanks to the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants announced last week. The total amount allocated for AFL-related infrastructure was $278,220.45; funds State Infrastructure and Planning Manager Jake

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Grants up for grabs in new funding rounds

The Queensland Government and local Councils across Queensland have announced a number of funding programs that will open soon to support facility development at community football clubs. Queensland Sport and Racing Minister, Bill Byrne, has announced that the next round

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AFL Cairns powers ahead with new Gordonvale rooms

  New unisex change rooms and amenities have recently been installed at Maher Road Oval at Gordonvale, south of Cairns. This is a significant step forward for the future of the Pyramid Power Australian Rules & Sporting Club.  The new

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Funding boon for community clubs

Seventeen community football precincts across Queensland have successfully received funding from the latest Gambling Community Benefit Fund, which closed in February. The total funding achieved for AFL-related projects was $424,584.95.  This is the largest pool of funding that the AFL

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Maryborough Bears drive away with 100k

Marborough Bears AFC has been given a massive boost with $100,000 donated by Holden to the club. The Bears beat about 1600 entries in the Holden Home Grown Advantage Community Grants program. Yesterday the once-struggling club became the first recipient of

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QAFL on track with facilities upgrades

With the community football seasons now underway, AFL Queensland staff have been busy visiting club venues across Queensland and the Northern Rivers to assess the condition of their facilities and ovals as part of our annual Football Facilities Audit. Several

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