$10 million Kickstart

Martin Hawson

Martin Hawson

MILDURA councillors will consider applying for $10 million in federal funds for a new sporting complex at Mildura South, but a bid for its planned motorsport precinct will await interest from private backers.

A Federal Government cap on grant allocations under its Building Better Regions fund would force the council to build the $36.5 million Sixteenth Street sporting complex in stages.

The project includes courts for several indoor sports, a ground capable of hosting top-level AFL, cricket and soccer exhibition matches and a function centre.

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