Sports Minister Anika Wells on future of Socceroos funding


“I’m putting a lot of thought into this,” she said.

“I’m lucky to have become the Australian sports minister at this watershed moment for us as a country – we are on the green and gold runway now to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, we have about 30 major international sporting events that we are hosting as a country between now and then.

Sports minister Anika Wells has thrown her support behind the Socceroos.

Sports minister Anika Wells has thrown her support behind the Socceroos.Credit:Getty Images

“I’m trying to take a long-term view of this and say, what does success look like for us at the end? Everyone’s got a different view…



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