The South West Women in Sport Leadership program will provide leadership training to 25 women who are currently involved in sporting clubs, local government or the broader sport sector.
The Honourable John Eren MP is the Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Sport and Minister for Veterans, a position he has held since December 2014.
His portfolio covers a range of entities including the newly created events and tourism marketing company, Visit Victoria, as well as iconic infrastructure such as the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Federation Square, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and the Melbourne and Olympic Parks sports precinct.
His responsibilities also include ensuring opportunities for Victorians to participate in sport and recreation, protecting the welfare of Victoria's veterans and their families, and ensuring the State appropriately commemorates its wartime history.
He has been a member of the Victorian Parliament since 2002 and was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2006 as the State Member for Lara. He was the Shadow Minister for Tourism and Major Events from December 2003 to December 2014.