News: Finance

Bushfire affected wildlife and plants to receive $150 million funding boost 

The Federal Government has announced a $150 million funding boost on top of the $50 million initial recovery package for native wildlife and habitat areas affected by bushfires.…

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May 12, 2020 Environment / Finance / Parks /


Gemba launches program for high-potential sport and entertainment industry start-ups

Leading sport and entertainment consultancy Gemba has unveiled its new sports start-up initiative Tenka, which aims to support high-potential ventures within the sports and entertainment…

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May 12, 2020 Consultants / Entertainment / Finance / Sport /


Prime Minister Morrison denies misleading Parliament over involvement in sports rorts

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied he misled Parliament regarding his role in the pre 2019 election allocation of grants from the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant…

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May 11, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Live Nation says no return to ‘full scale’ concerts until 2021 as it looks to drive-in events

With the spread of Coronavirus have stopped live shows across the world, international entertainment giant Live Nation has advised that it is not planning to resume concerts at “full…

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May 11, 2020 Entertainment / Finance / Venues / Wellness /


Coronavirus and financial losses push New Zealand Rugby to lay off half its staff

Having announced a $7.5 million loss for 2019 and forecast a $120 million decline in revenue for the current financial year at its AGM at the end of April, New Zealand Rugby has reportedly…

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May 11, 2020 Finance / Sport /


Prime Minister Morrison’s authority was sought in tainted sports grants program

The office of the Australian Prime Minister asked former Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie to seek Scott Morrison’s “authority” for intended recipients of $100…

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May 8, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Mayfair 101 appoints new chief executive for under scrutiny Dunk Island rejuvenation project

The Mayfair 101 Group has appointed former Hamilton Island General Manager Ciaran Handy as Chief Executive of Mayfair Tourism, a role where he will be responsible for the development of…

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May 8, 2020 Attractions / Finance / Legal / Tourism /


Gold’s Gym files for bankruptcy protection in the USA

US-based fitness group Gold’s Gym, made famous by Arnold Schwarzenegger's 1977 bodybuilding documentary Pumping Iron, has declared bankruptcy, impacted by the economic toll of…

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May 7, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Retail /


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