News: Finance

Costs already on the rise for Brisbane Olympics

Despite Brisbane’s bid to host the 2032 Olympics being pitched as one that would avoid the budget blow outs of many past Games, Federal Sports Minister Richard Colbeck has this week…

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Oct 22, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Looming fall of Evergrande symbolises current plight of Chinese economy

With Chinese real estate giant the Evergrande Group advising overnight that there is “no guarantee” that it can meet its US$305 billion debts, starting with a deadline on…

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Oct 22, 2021 ByKunal Sawhney Entertainment / Finance / Sport / Tourism /


Powerhouse Parramatta receives $30 million donation to deliver STEM education experiences

The Walker Family Foundation and Western Sydney University are making an extraordinary $30 million investment in the future of Powerhouse Parramatta - one of the largest donations ever to…

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Oct 22, 2021 Attractions / Education / Finance / Technology /


Penrith City Council extends fee relief for outdoor dining and offers free entry to Ripples facilities

As Penrith emerges from lockdown, Council continues to support the community by extending its outdoor dining fee relief for local businesses until 30th June 2022 and allowing free entry…

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Oct 22, 2021 Aquatics / Finance / Fitness / Hospitality / Recreation /


LPA calls for insurance and wage support in wake of industry revenue loss of $1.4 billion

With COVID-19 having wiped $1.4 billion from the live entertainment industry in 2020 - a 70% decline nationally - Live Performance Australia is calling for insurance and wage support for…

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Oct 21, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Ticketing / Venues /


Free online workshop to share easy ways to boost sales via Zoom

With the emergence of Zoom as the world’s most popular video conferencing tool, Steve Jensen, Managing Director of the Impact Training Corporation, has become committed to the…

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Oct 21, 2021 Finance / Fitness / Marketing / Retail /


NSW events and tourism sector receives $530 million boost  

With New South Wales having reached a number of vaccination milestones, the state government is giving the events and tourism sector a major boost with a $530 million investment aimed at…

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Oct 20, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Tourism /


MODA DAO raises $5 million as it prepares for public token launch within music industry

MODA DAO, the first Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) - created to bridge the legacy music industry into the emerging Web3 entertainment world - has announced it has raised…

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Oct 20, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Finance / Technology /


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