​ K10 million allocated for Sir Hubert Murray Stadium completion

The 2017 sports allocation from the National Budget has included the infrastructure development of the Sir Hubert Murray Stadium which saw construction come to a stop earlier this year.

The National Government has allocated K10 million through the PNG sports foundation for the completion of the stadium.

The Papua New Guinea Sports Foundation received K40 million including the consolidated K11m funds as Treasurer Patrick Pruaitch handed down  the Government’s  K12.2 billion 2017 Budget yesterday.

The budget allocation of K40million comprises five main areas of focus: PNG Sports Foundation Transfer – K7,652,900m; Australia Sports Outreach Programme – K7,200,000m; Sports Enhancement Programme for district and provinces – K10m; High Performance Centre – K6m and Sir Hubert Murray Infrastructure development –K10m.

The K10 million allocated to Sir Hubert Murray Stadium is for construction, renovation and improvements for the completion of the facility.




Lamech Jinimbo