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North Queensland tourism works to protect Great Barrier Reef

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) has welcomed UNESCO’s draft decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as an 'in danger' World Heritage site. TTNQ Chief Executive…

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May 30, 2015


Great Barrier Reef to be spared UNESCO ‘in danger’ listing

The Great Barrier Reef should not go on a World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report. However, the draft report says Australia must carry out commitments to…

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May 30, 2015 Environment / Tourism /


Votes from Asia and Oceania help secure new FIFA Presidential term for Sepp Blatter

With world football governing body FIFA engulfed in chaos and controversy its President, Sepp Blatter, has secured a fifth term in charge. The 79-year-old defeated his rival, the Jordanian…

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May 30, 2015 Legal / Marketing / Sport /


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 /


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