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Tourist levy proposed to help protect Queenstown community wellbeing

Known as New Zealand’s ‘adventure capital’ and attracting 3.3 million visitors each year, officials in Queenstown are proposing the introduction of a $7.50 per visitor…

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Mar 13, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Ardent Leisure shares hit seven-year low

The share price of Dreamworld owners Ardent Leisure has tumbled around 20% in the past week, from highs of $1.62 on 4th March to as low as $1.29 at the time of writing. As reported by…

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Mar 13, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Tully Showgrounds receive funding for Sporting complex

The $7.1 million Tully Multi-Use Sporting Complex project is to receive $3 million from the latest round of the Queensland Government’s Building our Regions (BoR) program, with…

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Mar 13, 2019 Finance / Government / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


AFL growth initiatives result in profit increase

The AFL has announced that its 2018 profit exceeded $50 million, an increase of $1.6 million on the previous 12-month period. The AFL achieved record commercial revenue of $210 million in…

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Mar 8, 2019 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /


Fanplus platform connects fans with sport and entertainment celebrities

A new marketplace where fans can buy experiences with entertainment personalities, sports clubs and athletes is offering  a range of ‘money can’t buy’ opportunities.…

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Mar 6, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Marketing / Sport /


Northern Territory Government invests in new sports oval for remote Elliott community

As part of the $10 million Remote Sports Infrastructure Program, the Northern Territory Government is providing $500,000 towards a new sporting oval for the Elliott community, with the…

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Mar 5, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


FIFA announces lengthy ban for former Oceania Football Confederation President

World football’s governing body FIFA has handed former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) President David Chung a six-and-a-half-year ban, with the former FIFA Executive Committee…

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Mar 5, 2019 Finance / Legal / Sport /


New funding to upgrade sport facilities for women in Western Australia

Upgrades at Wanneroo City Soccer Club and Hudson Park in the Perth suburb of Girrawheen will provide female-appropriate change rooms, in line with the Western Australian…

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Mar 4, 2019 Finance / Sport / Venues /


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