News: Finance

Creative Australia releases new report showing difficulties for professional artists to make a living

Commissioned by Creative Australia, an extensive economic study released today - ‘Artists as Workers: An Economic Study of Professional Artists in Australia’ - reveals that it…

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May 7, 2024 Arts / Culture / Education / Finance /


Tourism Australia fires staff for spending $137,000 of funds for private holidays

Tourism Australia fired three staff in October, including a senior employee, over their use of taxpayer funds on private travel. Revealed last month by Crikey, the dismissals, which had…

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May 6, 2024 Finance / Legal / Marketing / Tourism /


North Sydney Council cuts staff as Olympic Pool redevelopment drains budget

North Sydney Council has cut staff in an attempt to stave off a worsening financial position, with rising costs for the redevelopment of its Olympic Pool impacting its budget. With its…

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May 6, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Recreation /


Western Australian budget to deliver new investment for conservation estate and national and marine parks

The Western Australian Government's commitment to expanding the state’s conservation estate will receive a significant $73 million boost over the next four years as part of Plan…

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May 5, 2024 Environment / Finance / Government / Parks /


$1.4 million Choose Tourism Program campaign looks to boost visitor economy workforce in regional NSW

A $1.4 million campaign to encourage more people to pursue a career in tourism is being rolled out across regional NSW. Expanding on the success of the 2022/23 pilot program tailored for…

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May 3, 2024 Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Brisbane live music venue the Zoo to close after 32 years

Brisbane live music venue The Zoo has announced that it will cease operation this July after 32 years in business, with owners saying that the venue is not financially viable. The…

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May 2, 2024 Entertainment / Finance / Venues /


Liquidators appointed to company behind planned Sunshine Coast resort and waterpark

Sanad Capital Pty Ltd, the company behind a planned multi-million dollar resort, surfing lagoon and waterpark on the Sunshine Coast, has been forced into liquidation According to…

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May 2, 2024 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Finance / Legal / Tourism / Waterparks /


Bonza airlines failure expected to impact Albury tourism success

Albury City Mayor, Kylie King says the Council is “extremely disappointed” on learning that budget airline, Bonza, has this week entered voluntary administration. The…

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May 1, 2024 Finance / Marketing / Tourism /


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