News: Finance

Alipay unveils 1 billion yuan initiative to support women’s football in China

Chinese payment and service platform Alipay is to invest 1 billion yuan (US$145 million) over the next decade in women's football in China. Backed primarily by the Alipay Foundation,…

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Jul 15, 2019 Finance / Sport /


Philanthropic support secures $43.5 million for sport in last financial year

Australians have donated almost $165 million to sport via the Australian Sports Foundation over the past four years after the Sports Foundation posted $43.5 million in revenue from…

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Jul 15, 2019 Finance / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


New Zealand’s ‘admission fee’ to benefit conservation and tourism

New Zealand's International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL), which came into effect on 1st July, has been dubbed an “admission fee” by UK newspaper The…

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Jul 14, 2019 Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


New research reveals Australian music’s global export value and strong international success 

The Australian music industry makes an estimated $195 million from international markets each year according to a ground-breaking report examining the cultural and economic value of…

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Jul 12, 2019 Arts / Culture / Finance /


NBL announces pre-season Tasmanian tournament to test 10th NBL franchise potential

The National Basketball League (NBL) has announced a partnership with the Tasmanian Government to host a four-day pre-season tournament that could be the first step towards Tasmania…

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Jul 12, 2019 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /


Inaugural board takes control of Hockey’s new domestic league

Hockey Australia has formally passed over control of the new Hockey One (H1) League to the its inaugural Board, which includes experienced sport and business executives. The newly…

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Jul 12, 2019 Finance / Sport /


Cairns arts and culture thrives through Queensland Government investment

Through its continuing investment in arts and culture in the Cairns region, the Queensland Government is helping to showcase local artists and foster local arts and cultural…

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Jul 12, 2019 Arts / Culture / Finance /


Joint funding secures commencement of new Toodyay Sports Precinct 

Construction is soon to commence on the new Toodyay Sports Precinct thanks to funding by the Shire of Toodyay ($6.5 million), the Federal Government ($4.7 million), the Western…

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Jul 12, 2019 Aquatics / Finance / Sport / Venues /


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