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Voting is open on the design of the Tuggeranong water play park

SHANE Rattenbury, has invited Canberrans to cast their vote on their favourite design for a new water play park at Lakeside Leisure Centre (LLC) in Tuggeranong. “The LLC is a well-loved community facility in Canberra’s south that is a regular recreation spot for many families,” Shane said. “Over the winter months the facility will be […]

Harness racers on the move as dogs and horses stay put

JOY Burch has released the findings of the feasibility study into the potential colocation of the three racing codes. “Deloitte Access Economics conducted the study in consultation with the Canberra Racing Club, the Canberra Harness Racing Club, and the Canberra Greyhound Racing Club. Exhibition Park was also included in this study given its proximity to […]

New software for sports concussions

SHANE Rattenbury has joined Sports Medicine Australia ACT Branch (SMA-ACT), to launch new software designed to record and collate data about injuries, as well as monitoring concussion rates across the Territory. “The new software builds on the InjurEdata Project that was rolled out across the Territory in 2012 and has been supported by funding of […]

Drunks and pitchsiders punted from Manuka Oval

ACT Policing were pleased with the generally well behaved crowd at yesterday’s ICC Cricket World Cup match between Zimbabwe and West Indies at Manuka Oval (Tuesday, February 24), despite a small number of spectators ejected. ACT Policing’s Operation Commander for the event, Superintendent Rob Wilson, said that a small group of males put a dampener […]

Barr talks up the numbers for a summer of major events

ANDREW Barr says the ACT Government’s commitment to hosting major sporting and community events is continuing to deliver positive outcomes, with strong crowds flocking to venues throughout the summer to enjoy these events and delivering unprecedented national and international exposure to the capital. “The city’s jam-packed calendar of summer events has provided further confirmation that […]

Cricket fan ejected by police for “courtsiding”

SIX people were ejected from the ICC Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at Manuka Oval yesterday (Wednesday, February 19), although police were pleased with the overall crowd behaviour. An enthusiastic and lively crowd of more than 10,900 spectators attended the day-night international sporting fixture. ACT Policing’s Operation Commander for the event, Superintendent […]