News: Government

Future of Adelaide Aquatic Centre a key issue in South Australian election

With South Australians heading to the polls on Saturday, the election battle between Liberal Premier Steven Marshall and opposition Labor leader Peter Malinauskas has seen the future of…

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Mar 17, 2022 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation /


Queensland campaign aims to promote tourism across the State in wake of floods and COVID

The Queensland Government is hoping its latest tourism campaign -  which sees the return of  the ‘Nothing Beats Queensland’ tourism slogan - will generate more than…

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Mar 17, 2022 Environment / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Conservationists call for laws to have less focus on benefiting the resource sector

The Australian Conservation Foundation considers the Federal Government’s latest attempt to reform Australia’s environment law benefits the resources sector rather than…

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Mar 15, 2022 Environment / Government /


AUSactive’s Barrie Elvish highlights cost of Australia’s physical and mental health crisis to Federal Treasurer

In an open letter to Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, AUSactive Chief Executive Barrie Elvish has today pointed to the cost of Australia’s physical and mental health, stating…

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Mar 14, 2022 Finance / Fitness / Government / Wellness /


Working holidaymakers welcomed back to New Zealand

Tourism operators are looking forward to welcoming working holidaymakers as they return to New Zealand from today. Working Holiday Visa holders and some skilled workers can now enter New…

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Mar 14, 2022 Government / Hospitality / Tourism /


New Director General appointed at Western Australia’s Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of Lanie Chopping as the permanent Director General of its Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.…

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Mar 11, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Government / Recreation / Sport /


11 sporting organisations secure funding for infrastructure projects across Australia

More than $1.15 million has been awarded by the Australian Government and Australian Institute of Sport to 11 National Sporting Organisations. The funding will boost the sporting…

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Mar 11, 2022 Finance / Government / Sport / Technology /


COVID restrictions force cancellation of New Zealand Rhythm and Vines festival

New Zealand music festival Rhythm and Vines has been cancelled due to continuing uncertainty around COVID-19. Originally the festival had been moved from the New Year to Easter, but with…

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Mar 8, 2022 Entertainment / Events / Government / Safety / Venues /


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