News: Government

Federal Opposition gets behind events industry’s call for cancellation insurance scheme

Calls for the Federal Government to underwrite a national insurance scheme to cover operational losses from COVID-19-related cancelation or postponement of business events and live…

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Nov 8, 2021 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Events / Government / Insurance / Venues /


Fitness Australia questions NSW Government’s ongoing restrictions on group exercise

With the NSW Government announcing further relaxations in COVID restrictions over the past week, Fitness Australia Chief Executive, Barrie Elvish has welcomed the easing, advising that…

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Nov 8, 2021 Fitness / Government / Play / Recreation / Safety /


NSW Government funding for redevelopment of Sydney’s White City will see Hakoah Club widen membership

The Hakoah Club’s $65 million redevelopment of Sydney's White City tennis complex into a contemporary multi-faceted sports and community venue is understood to have secured $7.5…

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Nov 6, 2021 Aquatics / Fitness / Government / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Government delivers funding for high-performance sport training venues

A $150 million NSW Government funding program is focussed on developing NSW’s next generation of sports stars through world-class high-performance training facilities. Applications…

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Nov 5, 2021 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Funding now available to assist Queensland’s nature refuge landholders

Queensland nature refuge landholders can now apply for a share of $500,000 under round five of the Queensland Government’s Nature Refuge Landholder Grants Program to help with…

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Nov 4, 2021 Culture / Environment / Finance / Government /


Community Club vouchers offered to boost Queensland vaccination rates

More than 7,000 food and beverage vouchers will be offered through 29 community clubs in major regional centres and Southeast Queensland in a bid to boost vaccination rates against…

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Nov 3, 2021 Government / Safety / Venues /


Two new board members appointed at VenuesWest

The VenuesWest board, which oversees Western Australia's major sport and entertainment venues, has welcomed two new members - Chris Massey and Guy Houston. Announcing the appointments…

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Nov 3, 2021 Entertainment / Government / Sport / Venues /


Latest Ausplay reports shows volunteers as key to sport’s successful return post COVID-19

Volunteers remain key to ensuring sporting clubs and organisations across Australia can get back on track following the impact of the pandemic, according to Sport Australia’s latest…

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Oct 31, 2021 Government / Recreation / Sport /


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