News: Government

Federal Government announces $19.5 million backing for 63 organisations in latest RISE creative sector funding

The Federal Government has announced its sixth round of Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) funding for the creative sector, allocating $19.5 million to 63 organisations. The…

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Dec 27, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


New COVID restrictions see South Australian gyms restricted to one person for every seven square metres

A rise in Coronavirus infections has seen South Australian Premier Steven Marshall tighten venue density limits and reduce family gathering sizes. A range of new restrictions were…

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Dec 27, 2021 Fitness / Government / Safety / Venues /


$10.3 million in Sports Commission funds aimed at getting Australians get active

Federal Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck has advised that 36 new programs to provide more opportunities for Australians to connect with sport and get physically active are to share $10.3…

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Dec 24, 2021 Access / Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Singapore Anytime Fitness gym ordered to close after link to potential Omicron cluster

The Anytime Fitness gym at Singapore’s Bukit Timah Shopping Centre linked to a potential Omicron cluster has been ordered to close for 10 days after authorities found that it did not…

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Dec 24, 2021 Fitness / Government / Legal / Safety /


Membership bolstered for Australia’s National Sports Tribunal

Australia’s sports dispute resolution body - the National Sports Tribunal – has had its membership bolstered by the Federal Government with Federal Minister for Sport,…

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Dec 23, 2021 Government / Legal / Sport /


Federal Government announces funding package for Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

The Federal Government has today announced ongoing funding for Australian high-performance sport with a $257.5 million investment for national sporting organisations (NSOs) to take them…

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Dec 22, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


Change in Western Australian Government portfolios sees new Tourism Minister appointment

A cabinet reshuffle by Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has seen state Deputy Premier Roger Cook moved from the position of Health Minister, which he has held for the last five…

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Dec 21, 2021 Environment / Government / Sport / Tourism /


ATEC highlights need for government commitment to the tourism industry in light of Omicron

The Australian Tourism Export Council has highlighted a need for certainty, guidance and commitment from all levels of government to keep Australia's borders open in light of the…

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Dec 16, 2021 Government / Safety / Tourism /


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