A Female Friendly Sports Infrastructure Guide is now available at sport.vic.gov.au to help local councils cater for the increased demand for sport by women and girls. The guide provides tips, tools and techniques to build or redevelop sports facilities:
In the guide, there are three key areas of focus:
This is supported by funding to local government through the Female Friendly Facilities category of the Victorian Government’s $100 million Community Sports Infrastructure Fund, with $10 million available over four years to 2018-19.
To date, this is the Victorian Government’s largest investment in women’s participation in sport and has already funded 28 projects in its first year.