News: Government

Hong Kong Government halts incoming flights from eight countries

The Hong Kong Government has banned flights from eight countries - Australia, Canada, France, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, the United Kingdom and the USA - for two weeks under new…

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Jan 11, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


South Australian Government funds coastal protection with $1.2 million grant

As part of the latest round of South Australian Regional Coastal Protection Grants, 13 projects across the State will receive $1.2 million to improve coastal protection. The projects…

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Jan 10, 2022 Environment / Finance / Government /


City of Melbourne looks to innovative arts projects to reinvigorate the city

The City of Melbourne has announced the quadrupling of its funding for the latest round of an arts grants program after receiving what it calls “a staggering number of high-quality…

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Jan 10, 2022 Arts / Entertainment / Government /


Lack of consistency holding back Australians’ travel plans

Uncertainty over lockdowns, testing requirements and border closures is restricting the travel plans of Australians. A pre-Christmas poll by the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF)…

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Jan 10, 2022 ByJoe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /


Opinion: All Levels of Government are Avoiding Effective Consultations with their Communities

Australians are no longer being consulted about what is happening in their communities as they could or should be. Whether it is railway station car parks, sporting facilities across…

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Jan 9, 2022 ByDr Ken Marriott Government /


Poor adult swimming skills contribute to summer drownings

With the nation facing a spike in drowning deaths since the start of summer with 43 people drowning - a 23% increase on the same time last year - Royal Life Saving Society - Australia…

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Jan 8, 2022 Aquatics / Education / Government / Safety /


Organisers announce postponement of Tamworth Country Music Festival

Organisers of the Tamworth Country Music Festival have announced that its 50th-anniversary event, scheduled to start at the end of next week, will be postponed as a result of the NSW…

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Jan 7, 2022 Entertainment / Events / Government / Safety / Venues /


Upgrades to continue at Perth’s WACA following demolition of Inverarity Stand

The redevelopment of Perth’s WACA is set to continue next month following the pre-Christmas demolition of the venue’s Inverarity Stand. Constructed in 1970 for the very first…

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Jan 7, 2022 Aquatics / Government / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


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