Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Liverpool. CEO of Masters Games to speak

Shane O’Leary, CEO, of the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games Organising Committee, will speak at a Liverpool Chamber of Commerce function, on May 12. He is responsible for the strategic management and leadership of the event which is expected to attract 25,000 people from some 100 countries. He was previously GM, of the Alice Springs Masters Games and the manager, sport and venues, of the Melbourne 2002 World Masters Games. The event will be held at Sydney Olympic Park and other venues in October.


Blacktown. Proposal for rail works

The Department of Planning has on public exhibition a proposal including the construction and operation of a 10.1-kilometre track adjacent to the existing main line between Quakers Hills and Vineyard, the relocation of the Schofields and Vineyard stations and the construction of turnbacks and turnouts.


Sydney Olympic Park. Rees cancels funds

The State Government has informed the ARL that it will not help fund the $100 million redevelopment of the Sydney Showground, which was to include convention facilities. The AFL will now be forced to spend at least $33 million to set up the Showground as a no-frills home ground a team was to be based there from 2012, according to The Daily Telegraph..