The future of the Stawell Gift – Australia’s oldest and most prestigious professional footrace – has been secured thanks to a community support package delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. The $1.22 million, four-year package will underwrite the growth of the iconic central Victorian athletics carnival until at least 2023.Read more..
We asked Luke Hemer why he loves shooting the Stawell Gift “I’m documenting a small part of the history of the Gift.” How long have you been working on the Stawell Gift and what have you enjoyed about this particular job? I have been the official photographer forRead more..
Friday December 20, 2019 This morning, the Stawell Athletic Club Committee conducted an extraordinary meeting at the Stawell Athletic Club offices in Stawell. At this meeting the Stawell Athletic Club Committee voted to continue to engage in discussions with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions regarding funding and theRead more..
Stawell Gift announced as a recipient of World Athletics Heritage Plaque by International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). IAAF President Sebastian Coe has announced that the Stawell Gift is among 11 new locations for the IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque at an official ceremony in Yokohama, Japan on the eveRead more..
Dhruv Rodgrigues Chico and Alexia Loizou have the claimed the crowns at the 138th Easter Stawell Gift Carnival, Australia’s richest footrace. Both from Melbourne, 20-year-old Dhruv Rodgrigues Chico won the Visit Grampians Stawell Gift, and 21-year-old Lexi Loizou won the Strickland Family Women’s Gift. Chico went into the final asRead more..