200 million dollar funding boost into women’s sport after the success of the FIFA World Cup
For the past month, the world came together to watch the World Cup, the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Matilda’s left a legacy on Australian soil, coming in 4th place. This is a massive achievement. We also saw the final on Sunday night, with Spain defeating England 1-0. With the success of the FIFA World Cup and the Netball World Cup, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced a 200 million dollar boost into funding women’s sports in Australia. This is a huge stepping stone for the future of sports in Australia. Dr Kasey Symons, a Research Fellow from Swinburne University of Technology in sports innovation, joined the Monday Daily to unpack the world cup and discuss the future of women’s sports.