Melbourne Cup a big earner for Victoria

Posted by Sports News First on 29/3/2017
Filled in: Racing

The VRC this morning held a press conference to outline the economic boost that the Melbourne Cup carnival gave to the state of Victoria last year with a contribution of $427.1 million n gross economic benefit.

The boost saw an increase of 10.1% on the previous year.

The Melbourne Cup carnival was responsible for the employment of approximately 20,000 staff and contractors working for 943 companies.

You can read more about the Melbourne Cup here.