News: Government

Works set to begin on City of Rockingham’s Baldivis Sporting Complex

The construction of a new community sport precinct in Baldivis is set to begin, with the Western Australian Government providing $1.5 million towards the complex’s first cricket and…

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Mar 1, 2019 Government / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


New festival regulations threatens future of live music in NSW

Ongoing fears over the impact of new NSW Government regulations on music festivals set to be introduced as of 1st March are arbitrary and threaten the future of all live music in NSW…

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Feb 27, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Developer plans appeal after Council knocks back plans for camp in Tasmanian World Heritage Area

Developers behind a controversial ‘luxury’ fishing camp proposal which sought to fly guests in and out of the Tasmania's wilderness plan to appeal the local councils refusal…

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Feb 27, 2019 Environment / Government / Tourism /


Margaret River Pro to remain on World Surf League schedule despite shark fears

Despite shark scares at its 2018 edition, the Margaret River Pro will remain on the World Surf League schedule after it secured a contract extension with the Western Australian Government…

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Feb 26, 2019 Events / Government / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


NSW Government backs Supercars return to Sydney Motorsport Park

Sydney will return as a Supercars race host in 2020 following the signing of a $33 million investment package by the NSW Government. Sydney Motorsport Park in the city's west last…

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Feb 25, 2019 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government list of ‘higher risk’ festivals dubbed a ‘fiasco’ by organisers and industry groups

The NSW Government’s announcement that its new licensing scheme for music festivals, which will start from 1st March, will only apply to 14 specified “higher risk”…

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Feb 23, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Adelaide Oval considers expanding roof attraction with zipline

The Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (AOSMA) has been considering adding a zipline that would run from its roof and across the city's River Torrens. The plan was revealed at…

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Feb 22, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Industry and music bodies slam NSW Premier for creating ‘confusion and uncertainty’ for festival organisers

Australia’s leading organisations representing the live music, live performance and festivals sectors have come together to issue a joint statement condemning NSW Premier, Gladys…

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Feb 21, 2019 Events / Government / Legal / Safety / Venues /


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