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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 /


Fernwood Loganholme franchisee goes into liquidation with $1 million debt

The popular Fernwood Fitness Loganholme gym on Brisbane’s southside - which has about 1300 female members - has been placed in liquidation after a restructure of the owning entity…

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Nov 5, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Legal /


Google acquires Fitbit in US$2.1 billion deal

Global technology giant Google has announced that it is to acquire wearable company Fitbit in a US$2.1 billion deal. In a blog announcing the news, Google Senior Vice President of Devices…

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Nov 2, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Retail / Technology / Wellness /


Cricket Australia records $18 million operating surplus through a year of ‘healing’

Strong on-field performances by the Australian men's team along with a recovery from prior reputational damage has seen Cricket Australia increase its profit in 2018/19. The 2018/19…

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Nov 1, 2019 Finance / Marketing / Sport /


AFL reaches agreement with AFLW players for 2020 season

After a period of uncertainty relating to player contracts for the expanded AFL Womens competition, AFLW players have voted to accept a new collective bargaining agreement that secures the…

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Oct 29, 2019 Finance / Sport /


Victorian Country Football and Netball Program delivers new funding and celebrates 500th project

17 new projects are set to share in more than $1.6 million in funding from the latest round of the Country Football and Netball Program (CFNP). The joint program,funded through Victorian…

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Oct 29, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Sport / Venues /


ASM Global unveils international leadership team

Bob Newman, President and Chief Executive of ASM Global, has unveiled the executive leadership team tasked with steering the world’s largest venue management company. ASM - formed…

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Oct 26, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /


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