News: Government

ACT Liberals seek to make Canberra the amateur sporting capital of Australia

Making Canberra the ‘Amateur Sporting Capital of Australia’ is a focus of the Canberra Liberals’ strategic direction for the future of sport and recreation in the ACT.…

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Dec 10, 2019 Events / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Queensland announces 2032 Olympic Games bid

The Queensland Government is to back a Brisbane-based bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games, with the State Cabinet signing off on the plan this morning. Advising that an official bid would…

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Dec 9, 2019 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


Prime Minister Morrison abolishes Department of Communications and Arts as part of public service restructure

A major shake-up of Federal Government departments announced yesterday by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will see the abolition of the Department of Communications and Arts and…

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Dec 6, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Environment / Government /


Craig Tiley takes on COMPPS Chair role

Outgoing Football Federation Australia (FFA) Chief Executive, David Gallop, has officially handed over his position as Chair of the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports…

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Dec 6, 2019 Government / Sport /


Prime Minister Morrison backs beach safety at start of summer

Marking the start of summer, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has acknowledged Surf Life Saving Australia members for their dedication to saving lives and their commitment to local…

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Dec 3, 2019 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation / Safety /


SEA Games opening ceremony showcases The Philippines

After a challenging week running up to the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the event's opening ceremony has seen a spectacular celebration of the culture of the Philippines. Staged at the…

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Nov 30, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


Failure to secure builder set to delay construction of new Sydney Football Stadium

The NSW Government appears to be set to miss the deadline it set for hiring a new builder to construct the Sydney Football Stadium, as it continues to negotiate with two bidders for the…

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Nov 29, 2019 Design / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Former Government lawyer says Federal Minister’s Community Sport Infrastructure allocations were ‘illegal’

Unsuccessful applicants to the Federal Government's Community Sport Infrastructure scheme may be entitled to a payout, according to a respected lawyer. As reported by the ABC, Ian…

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Nov 23, 2019 Government / Recreation / Sport /


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