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New trade focus to benefit New Zealand tourism

The New Zealand Government’s new focus on services exports will benefit tourism - the country’s largest export sector, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA). TIA has…

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Mar 24, 2017 Government / Marketing / Tourism /


National Gallery of Victoria ends security contract over pay scandal

The Victorian Government has cancelled its contract with the company responsible for security at the National Gallery of Victoria over allegations that it underpaid guards. Earlier this…

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Mar 24, 2017 Attractions / Government / Legal / Play / Security /


Sport SA calls for ‘immediate’ $10 million injection into South Australian sport

Highlighting how recent cuts in funding have had a serious impact on grassroots sport across South Australia, peak body Sport SA is calling on the South Australian Government to invest $10…

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Mar 23, 2017 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Senate passes resolution calling for reform of laws against ticket scalping

The Australian Senate has passed a motion by Independent Senator Nick Xenophon to introduce new laws cracking down on ticket scalpers. The motion, agreed on Monday, intends to make it…

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Mar 22, 2017 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Ticketing /


Victorian Ombudsman slams rorts by Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Management Board

A newly released report from the Victorian Ombudsman into allegations of improper conduct by officers at the Mount Buller and Mount Sterling Resort Management Board has revealed that senior…

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Mar 20, 2017 Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


New Queensland investigation into combat sports safety

Queensland Sports Minister Mick de Brenni is to instigate a new investigation into the safety of combat sports in Queensland following the deaths of two young boxers in recent years.…

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Mar 19, 2017 Government / Safety / Sport /


Federal Government abolishes Catalyst arts fund: restores funds to Australia Council

Following widespread criticism since its announcement in 2015 budget, the Australian Government has announced that it will scrap the controversial Catalyst arts fund, restoring $61 million…

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Mar 18, 2017 Arts / Events / Finance / Government /


Developing pathways to maintain tourism growth

Leading tourism policymakers and industry stakeholders have held their first Tourism Access Working Group (TAWG) meeting for 2017, to ensure Australia’s tourism sector continues to…

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Mar 18, 2017 Government / Tourism /


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