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Tour operators ordered to pay $12 million in fines and reparations over White Island tragedy

The judge in the long-running prosecution over the Whakaari White Island disaster of 2019 has ordered that the guilty parties pay $10.21 million in reparations to families of victims and…

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Mar 2, 2024 ByNigel Benton Finance / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe supports swimming fundraiser ‘Laps for Life’

Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe is supporting this year’s swimming fundraiser ‘Laps for Life’ and encourages everyone across Australia to jump into the pool or ocean…

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Mar 1, 2024 Aquatics / Events / Finance / Wellness /


One Playground boutique gym to host fundraising event on International Women’s Day

One Playground, the innovative boutique gym, is hosting an event this International Women's Day on 8th March, to raise funds for Detour House, a charity that provides safe…

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Feb 29, 2024 Events / Finance / Fitness / Wellness /


Saudi investment fund PIF announces ‘strategic partnership’ with ATP

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced a ‘multi-year strategic partnership’ with the ATP, the global governing body of men's professional tennis -…

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Feb 29, 2024 Finance / Marketing / Sport /


Discounts available for numerous Northern Territory tourism and hospitality packages

The Northern Territory Government’s Tourism Discount Scheme has been activated today offering 25% off hundreds of tourism and hospitality packages in every region of the Northern…

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Feb 29, 2024 Finance / Hospitality / Tourism /


Fees waived and new sustainable standards for national and marine park operators in Western Australia

New industry standards for Western Australian national and marine park operators were announced by Tourism Council WA with support from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and…

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Feb 28, 2024 Environment / Finance / Parks / Tourism /


Brisbane’s surprise $100 million economic benefit from FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

The Queensland Government has advised that economic benefits accruing to Brisbane from hosting matches during FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 far exceeded initial estimates. When…

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Feb 26, 2024 Finance / Government / Sport /


Sport NSW strategy calls for legacy investment

Sport NSW has called on the NSW Government to capitalise on the potential impact of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games by investing in a comprehensive legacy program that will…

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Feb 26, 2024 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


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