Youth Soccer Cup & Firefly Tarneit Night Market

20 January 2022

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in projects that deliver improved facilities and programs in Tarneit to support its growing community.

Member for Tarneit and Tarneit Revitalisation Board Chair Sarah Connolly today announced $300,000 which includes $160,000 to explore Hawkers Market and trial Firefly Night markets to showcase local food, products and performance.

The Labor Government has invested $70,000 to establish a series of weekly fitness, recreation and sport programs targeted to specific participants including children, women and girls and CALD people.

More than $38,000 has been allocated to a Youth Empowerment Project run by the Youth Soccer Cup to develop leadership, coaching and referee skills in young people while also fostering fitness and mental wellbeing.

A further $24,000 will be invested to upgrade the Julia Gillard library garden, including raised garden beds and plants.

The project adds to the Labor Government’s $2.5 million investment in Tarneit via the Suburban Revitalisation Program including a mural at the Tarneit Gardens Shopping Centre, improved reserve lighting and employment programs.

The Suburban Revitalisation Program enables collaborations with communities across Victoria to plan and deliver infrastructure and community development and engagement initiatives, which are especially important as the state recovers and moves forward from the severe impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information about the Suburban Revitalisation Program visit

Quote attributable to Member for Tarneit and Tarneit Suburban Revitalisation Board Chair Sarah Connolly

“These projects and programs will have a huge benefit to locals, families and young people in the area – making sure Tarneit is a great place to live, work and visit.”