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Federal Government accused of ‘abandoning’ events industry as JobKeeper ends

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) ​has condemned the Federal Government for both leaving the business events sector without any support following the end of JobKeeper and…

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Mar 30, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Events / Finance / Government / Hospitality /

 
 

Greater Brisbane to enter three-day lockdown after new COVID-19 case

The Queensland Government has announced that the Greater Brisbane area is to enter a snap three-day lockdown and that mask wearing will be mandatory across the state following a growing…

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Mar 29, 2021 Events / Government / Safety / Sport / Tourism /

 
 

Mount Gambier secures $800,000 funding for cycling path and solar installation

City of Mount Gambier has secured $800,000 in South Australian Government funding to extend the shared cycling/walking path from the Rail Trail and install solar lighting along the total…

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Mar 29, 2021 Finance / Government / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

Paragon Theatre among heritage listed venues to have received Queensland Government funding

Through the latest round of Queensland Community Sustainability Action (CSA) grants, funding grants of up to $40,000 are available from the Department of Environment and Science (DES) for…

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Mar 28, 2021 Arts / Culture / Finance / Government / Venues /

 
 

Industry sectors set for job losses as JobKeeper ends

With the Federal Government’s JobKeeper allowance ending today, industry sectors still impacted by Coronavirus restrictions, loss of overseas visitors and COVID-19 induced changes in…

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Mar 28, 2021 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Government / Tourism / Venues /

 
 

COVID fears sees Brisbane Lions fans told to depart Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium mid game

Queenslanders who travelled to Geelong’s GMHBA Stadium to watch the Brisbane Lions' away fixture with the Cats on Friday night were told to leave the venue during the game after…

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Mar 27, 2021 Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Just 26% of Federal Government’s June 2020 arts rescue package has been spent

With the Federal Government yesterday announcing $135 million in funding for the cultural and creative sector, reports indicate that almost three-quarters of the first $250 million arts…

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Mar 26, 2021 Arts / Attractions / Finance / Government /

 
 

Latest designs revealed for transformation of Perth’s WACA Ground

The latest vision has been unveiled for the WACA Ground Improvement Project, aiming to transform the historic East Perth venue into a boutique community and sporting venue, capable of…

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Mar 26, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Aquatics / Design / Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

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