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New arts fund opens for applications

The Commonwealth Government has opened applications for its revised arts excellence funding program, Catalyst: The Australian Arts and Culture Fund. Catalyst will allocate $12 million per…

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Nov 27, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Simon Weatherill to leave Melbourne Sports Hub after 20 years

After 20 years of leading the Melbourne Sports Hub (the Victorian State Sport Centre Trust), Chief Executive Simon Weatherill is stepping down. Weatherill joined the business during the…

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Nov 27, 2015 Aquatics / Fitness / Sport / Venues / Waterparks /


Tourism operators launch new strategic plan

The Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) have launched a new strategic plan at functions held this week in Melbourne and Sydney. The plan follows a changing of the guard at the CATO…

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Nov 27, 2015 Attractions / Marketing / Recreation / Security / Tourism /


MegaAdventure Aerial Park opens in Adelaide

Australia’s first standalone aerial adventure park has opened at West Beach in the Adelaide Shores precinct in South Australia. The MegaAdventure Aerial Park - inspired by a British…

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Nov 27, 2015 Attractions / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


NRL announces $1.8 billion broadcast deal with Fox Sports and Channel Nine

The NRL has announced a new broadcast rights deal worth $1.8 billion across five years from 2018. The deal will see all NRL matches shown live on Fox Sports, with Channel Nine also…

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Nov 27, 2015 Marketing / Sport / Technology /


Toyota agrees ‘monumental’ deal with Paralympic movement

Automotive manufacturer Toyota has signed up as a worldwide partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in a groundbreaking deal that covers the entire Paralympic movement. The…

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Nov 27, 2015 Access / Marketing / Sport /


Global search for new Visit Victoria Chief Executive

Victoria is embarking on a worldwide recruitment process to find Visit Victoria’s inaugural Chief Executive. Announcing the start of recruitment for the head of the new agency,…

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Nov 27, 2015 Entertainment / Events / Marketing / Tourism / Venues /


Gold Coast gym commits to child welfare rather than profit

In an industry worth over $1 billion dollars and growing, there are certainly profits to made in the fitness sector, but there are few gyms that set out not to make a cent. Project Sparta,…

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Nov 27, 2015 Fitness / Marketing / Sport / Technology / Wellness /


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