News: Finance

Future of Taranaki’s Brooklands Zoo under review

One of the main topics in the New Plymouth District Council’s $4 billion, 10-year draft plan is the future of Brooklands Zoo. The zoo, which opened in 1965, needs a $9 million…

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Mar 28, 2024 Finance / Venues / Zoos /


Aquatic and recreation facility upgrades among projects placed on hold by Shoalhaven City Council

Shoalhaven City Council has this week, determined that it would place a number of construction projects on hold as part of a series of measures being taken to address its current financial…

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Mar 27, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Splendour in the Grass festival cancelled for 2024

Just two weeks after announcing its 2024 line-up, the Splendour In The Grass festival, Australia’s largest music festival - scheduled to take place from 19th to 21st July - has been…

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Mar 27, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Finance /


NSW Government refuses funding request for Leichhardt Oval upgrade

Ongoing requests by the NRL’s Wests Tigers and Sydney's Inner West Council for funds to upgrade the ageing Leichhardt Oval have been dismissed by NSW Premier Chris Minns.…

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Mar 27, 2024 Finance / Sport / Venues /


Merivale to pay $18 million in underpayment following hospitality class action

Catering and hospitality giant Merivale is to pay out $18 million after settling an underpayment class action that stemmed from allegations it underpaid up to 14,000 of its employees a…

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Mar 27, 2024 Finance / Hospitality / Legal /


Members announced for South Australia’s new Artists at Work Taskforce

The South Australian Government has announced the membership of the new Artists at Work Taskforce, created to investigate work insecurity and income inequality experienced by some South…

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Mar 27, 2024 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Events / Finance /


NAB data reveals Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour delivered $300 million for city economies

The Taylor Swift l The Eras Tour, held in February over four consecutive nights at Sydney’s Accor Stadium and three consecutive nights at Melbourne Cricket Ground helped generate…

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Mar 26, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Tourism / Venues /


Queensland Premier suggests major Brisbane Olympics venue contracts could be delayed until after state election

Queensland Premier Steven Miles may wait until after the upcoming state election to lock in a major upgrade to a key venue for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Having last week…

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Mar 26, 2024 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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