News: Finance

Facing rising costs City of Geelong looks to close 50 metre pool at North Bellarine Aquatic Centre for seven months

Citing rising operating and lifeguard shortages, the City of Greater Geelong is set to close the outdoor 50 metre pool at the newly opened North Bellarine Aquatic Centre for seven months…

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Mar 11, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Safety /


Cairns Regional Council endorses over $200,000 in funding for community organisations and events

Over $200,000 in funding has been endorsed by Cairns Regional Council to assist community groups and organisations deliver events, activities and programs that enhance the lives of…

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Mar 8, 2024 Events / Finance /


South Australian grant program aims to advance change and build legacy for girls’ and women’s sport

A new South Australian Government grant program which aims to advance change and build a legacy for girls' and women's sport across the state is now open for applications. Funding…

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Mar 8, 2024 Finance / Sport / Venues /


Rugby Australia review finds $2.6 million of unapproved expenses spent on Wallabies’ World Cup campaign

Delivering 23 recommendations following an external review of the Wallabies' World Cup performance, Rugby Australia has today revealed $2.6 million of unapproved…

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Mar 7, 2024 Finance / Sport /


Plans to merge Orangetheory Fitness and Self Esteem will form US$3.5 billion business

Orangetheory and Self Esteem Brands have announced plans to merge “as equals” which will result in the creation of a new company with around US$3.5 billion a year in sales and…

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Mar 7, 2024 Finance / Fitness / Retail / Wellness /


Black Swan State Theatre Company’s ‘The Pool’ among performances to receive regional touring funding

Black Swan State Theatre Company is one of three Western Australian dance and theatre companies that will be staging their work around the State over the next three years thanks to…

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Mar 7, 2024 Aquatics / Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Finance /


Royal Life Saving fears 500 public pools may close without strategic investment

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has expressed its fears that as many as 500 public swimming pools will close within 10 years without significant and sustained investment. Building…

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Mar 6, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Recreation /


NSW Sports Minister revives prospect of building a roof on Sydney’s Accor Stadium

The addition of a roof on Sydney’s Accor Stadium is back on the agenda of the NSW Government according to media reports. The revival of plans for the Sydney Olympic Park venue…

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Mar 6, 2024 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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