The State Sport Centres Trust

The statutory authority responsible for governing Melbourne Sport Centres’ Venues

About The State Sport Centres Trust

The State Sport Centres Trust is a statutory authority responsible for governing the Melbourne Sports Centre’s four venues; Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre (MSAC), Parkville (formally known as the State Netball Hockey Centre), Lakeside Stadium and the MSAC Institute of Training.

State Sport Centres Trust operates under the State Sport Centres (Amendment) Act 2004. The operations of the State Sport Centres Trust are overseen by the Hon Martin Pakula, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and the Hon Ros Spence, Minister for Community Sport.

State Sport Centres Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees, chaired by Tracey Cooper.

Our Vision

As a premier multi-sport facility in Victoria, our vision is to enable sporting organisations and individuals to achieve peak performance, reach their potential and deliver world-class events.

Our Strategy

At Melbourne Sports Centres, our premier multi-sport faciIities exist for you to discover your best.

We know that striving to reach your full potential is what matters to you, and that’s exactly why we exist – to offer the pathways, programs and support to help you achieve your goals.

Whether you are a beginner or a high-performance athlete, we support your desire to strive for constant improvement – each day. To be faster, stronger, fitter, healthier and happier.

In witnessing beginner aspirations to high-performance achievements, you inspire us through your commitment and courage. It drives us to do more for you. To build a community of like-minded people who support one another and be there as you strive and if you stumble.

We understand the dedication, focus and grit that it takes to continuously push through and conquer your personal best and we are with you every step of the way.

Being your best is our business.