News: Government

New Zealand Government announces plans to make 90% of waterways swimmable by 2040

The New Zealand Government has announced a new target to have 90% of New Zealand's lakes and rivers reach swimmable water quality standards by 2040. New Zealand Prime Minister Bill…

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Feb 23, 2017 Environment / Government / Recreation / Tourism /


Federal Government revives Girls Make Your Move activity campaign

The Federal Government has launched the latest phase of its Girls Make Your Move campaign, aiming to inspire Australia’s young girls and women to get active. The $7 million second…

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Feb 20, 2017 Government / Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Strengthening Australia’s tourism relationship with China

With 2017 officially named the China-Australia Year of Tourism, the Approved Destination Status (ADS) scheme and its role in ensuring quality experiences for Chinese group tours travelling…

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Feb 15, 2017 Government / Tourism /


WTTC warns US Administration that closing borders risks jobs

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President and Chief Executive David Scowsill has warned that the US Government's plans to restrict access by international tourists could have…

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Feb 14, 2017 Government / Tourism /


Global tourism bodies welcome International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

The Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), which brings together the major global tourism associations and organisations, welcomes the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for…

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Feb 12, 2017 Environment / Government / Tourism /


Tourism Council Western Australia launches election campaign

Tourism Council WA is today commencing a major advertising campaign to promote the value of tourism in the lead up to the 2017 Western Australian Election. The campaign shows how Tourism…

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Feb 12, 2017 Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


China halts Korean theme park amid missile row

South Korean conglomerate Lotte Group has had work on a major theme park and resort in China halted as tensions mount over a US missile defence system to be installed in South Korea. The…

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Feb 10, 2017 Attractions / Government / Retail / Tourism /


SCG Trust revives plans for new 40,000-seat stadium at Moore Park

The Sydney Cricket and Sportsground Trust has reportedly revived its plans to develop a new stadium at the city’s Moore Park, proposing a modified plan for an all new 40,000-seat…

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Feb 7, 2017 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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