News: Finance

Victorian Government announces new Sports Facilities Grant funding

Aiming to help communities provide more opportunities for people to participate in sport and active recreation, the Victorian Government has opened application for its new $22 million…

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Nov 12, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Marginal electorates benefit under ‘dodgy’ Federal Government sport grant scheme

Key marginal electorates received twice as much funding as the average seat under the Federal Government's pre-election Community Sport Infrastructure grant program. The program,…

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Nov 11, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Tasmanian Government funds sports clubs to improve participation 

The Tasmanian Government is funding 25 sport and recreation clubs from across the state with funding delivered from the first round of the 2019/20 Sport and Recreation Minor Grants…

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Nov 11, 2019 Finance / Sport /


Public concerns that Light to Light walk in NSW’s Ben Boyd National Park will become exclusive premium trail

An $8 million NSW Government plan to commercialise parts of Ben Boyd National Park, on the state's Far South Coast, could see casual visitors' access to certain parts of the…

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Nov 9, 2019 Finance / Hospitality / Parks / Tourism /


Planet Fitness confirms arrival in Australia

US-based Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of gyms in North America, has today confirmed its arrival in the Australian market. Planet…

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Nov 8, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Retail /


Sport Australia advice ignored by former Federal Sports Ministers in award of community sport infrastructure funds

Former Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie rejected 618 applications for community sports infrastructure despite recommendations from Federal Government agency Sport Australia to…

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Nov 8, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Exercise and Sports Science Australia calls for more Government funding to boost physical activity

Referring to data that only 34.1% of Australians are meeting the physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is urgently calling for…

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Nov 5, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


Groundbreaking deal to see pay parity between Matildas and Socceoos

The Australian women’s football team, The Matildas, are set to earn the same pay as the men’s Socceroos team under a new landmark deal announced by Football Federation…

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Nov 5, 2019 Finance / Sport /


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