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Royal Commission hears that Cleanevent paid union to drive down workers’ pay

The Federal Government's Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption has heard that a Victorian trade union official cut a deal that saw cleaning firm Cleanevent give…

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May 29, 2015 Events / Legal / Venues /


Victorian Government backs community campaign to reopen Ararat Pool

The Victorian Government has announced that it will invest $350,000 in the Ararat Olympic Outdoor Pool. The investment is a major win for a local community campaign which has sought to…

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May 29, 2015 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation /


Sunshine Coast to benefit from increased funding for five major events

The Sunshine Coast has been the major beneficiary of new funding allotments by the Queensland Government for growing regional events tourism in the State. Five Sunshine Coast events will…

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May 29, 2015 Events / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /


FutureNow welcomes new Chief Executive

Western Australia’s training body FutureNow has appointed Julie Hobbs as its new Chief Executive, replacing longstanding incumbent Mal Gammon who has been forced to retire early…

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May 29, 2015 Culture / Education / Entertainment / Recreation / Sport /


24 hour challenge raises $600,000 for children in 24 hour care

32 treadmills supplied by The Fitness Generation were kept in continuous motion for 24 hours from on 22nd and 23rd May raising $605,000 for children in 24 hour care at Very Special Kids…

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May 29, 2015 Events / Fitness / Wellness /


Hamilton City Council offers sports equipment for loan

A new programme launched by Hamilton City Council will make basic sports equipment available for loan through community centres. Run by the Council’s Community Development and…

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May 29, 2015 Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


The Star Event Centre celebrated as Australia’s best specialty event venue

The Star Event Centre has this week been recognised as the national winner in the category of Specialty Event Venue at the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) awards. The significant…

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May 29, 2015 Entertainment / Events / Hospitality / Venues /


Vale: Circus Oz founder John Pinder

John Pinder, a co-founder of Circus Oz and the man who opened Australia's first comedy cabaret venue The Flying Trapeze Café in Melbourne in the 1970s, had died at the age of…

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May 29, 2015 Entertainment /


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