The Victorian opposition has announced it will make Shepparton a regional hub for the 2026 Commonwealth Games if it is elected in November.
- The Victorian opposition has promised Shepparton will be included as a hub for the Games if elected
- Greater Shepparton was behind the original campaign to bring the Games to regional Victoria
- The Liberal and National parties say they will fight for the city to host sports such as shooting and 3×3 basketball
Greater Shepparton was behind the commencement of the campaign in 2017 to bid for the Commonwealth Games to be held in regional Victoria, and the opposition’s spokesperson for sport Cindy McLeish said the city was snubbed when the regional hubs were announced by the state government in April.
“I think everybody in Shepparton is pretty cheesed-off that they did so much of the heavy lifting and the thinking behind this, and they’ve…