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No money in budget for Springfield Lions stadium

Brisbane Lions major projects manager Jake Anson at the Springfield training site.
Brisbane Lions major projects manager Jake Anson at the Springfield training site. Rob Williams

IN A budget twist, funding for the Brisbane Lions AFL Stadium in Springfield hasn't been allocated.

A Brisbane Lions spokesman said the AFL team had applied for a Federal grant for $15 million to help fund the project.

That came about after Federal Minister for Health, Senator Bridget McKenzie, wrote to the Queensland Sport Minister encouraging the Brisbane Lions to apply for funding under the Regional Growth Fund on April 27.

In the letter Senator McKenzie said there was no funding under her portfolio for the project.

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Topics:  brisbane lions federal budget 2018