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Queensland Government approves return of fans to stadiums

Queensland’s major sporting venues will welcome back fans from this weekend, in a trial that will allow crowds of up to 2000 people to attend venues including The Gabba, Suncorp…

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Jun 17, 2020 Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Great Barrier Reef campaigners deliver message of Reef-safe recovery

On returning to State Parliament earlier today, Queensland politicians were met by Great Barrier Reef campaigners delivering their powerful message on Reef-safe recovery.  A display…

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Jun 16, 2020 Environment / Government / Recreation / Tourism /


Fitness Australia calls for national consistency in state government gym reopenings

With gyms and other indoor fitness facilities reopened in NSW at the weekend and Victorian fitness clubs to reopening as of next Monday, Fitness Australia is calling on state governments…

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Jun 15, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety /


Facilities hosting elite swimmers to benefit from new Federal technology funding

The Australian Government’s announcement of new funding for high performance athletes is to include $725,000 for Swimming Australia to equip at least one pool in each state with the…

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Jun 15, 2020 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Sport / Technology /


Federal Government commits extra $50 million for elite Australian athletes

The Australian Government has announced $50.6 million in funding over two years for high performance athletes. Media reports today indicate that Federal Minister for Youth and Sport,…

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Jun 14, 2020 Finance / Government / Sport /


Cairns Convention Centre redevelopment completion delayed by three months

The $176 million upgrade of the Cairns Convention Centre has been delayed for a third time pushing the completion date to February next year. Explaining the new timeline, a spokesperson…

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Jun 13, 2020 Design / Government / Hospitality / Sport / Venues /


Live Entertainment Industry Forum welcomes potential easing of restrictions on outdoor sport and entertainment venues

The newly formed Live Entertainment Industry Forum (LEIF) has today welcomed the Federal Government’s move on to further ease restrictions on organised on outdoor sport and…

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Jun 12, 2020 Entertainment / Events / Government / Safety / Sport /


Australian Prime Minister moves forward relaxation of Coronavirus rules to allow crowds to return to sport and entertainment

Australians could enjoy being part of outdoor crowds of up to 10,000 at ticketed concerts, festivals and sporting events as part of new relaxed physical distancing rules proposed following…

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Jun 12, 2020 Entertainment / Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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