News: Government

Support Act welcomes new Federal Government funding for COVID services

The Board and staff of arts charity Support Act have welcome the additional $10 million in funding support announced by Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Federal Minister for…

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Mar 26, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Wellness /


Federal Government announces $135 million in funding for live entertainment

Following on from arts and entertainment industry representatives lobbying the Federal Government in Canberra this week, new support for the cultural and creative sector has been…

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Mar 25, 2021 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Government / Venues /


Victorian gym owner takes legal action against insurer for refusing Coronavirus compensation payout

A Jetts gym franchisee has launched legal action against his insurer for being refused compensation after the Victorian Government forced businesses to close last year during the…

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Mar 25, 2021 Fitness / Government / Insurance / Legal /


Tourism and hospitality sector calls for cash boost payments and tax relief

Representatives of Australia’s tourism and hospitality have made fresh calls for targeted support from the Federal Government. With the JobKeeper relief program set to expire this…

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Mar 25, 2021 Finance / Government / Hospitality / Tourism /


NSW to move to 100% seated capacity at entertainment and sporting venues

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that an easing of COVID-19 restrictions will see 100% seated capacity allowed at entertainment and sporting venues - including stadiums and…

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Mar 25, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Entertainment / Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


Surf Life Saving Queensland receive $36 million funding commitment

A $30 million Queensland Government election commitment to support Surf Life Saving Queensland has been confirmed along with an additional $6 million provided from the Department of…

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Mar 25, 2021 Finance / Government / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


AALARA presents need for Federal Government backing for insurance crisis resolution at Canberra meetings

Representatives of the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation (AALARA) have been in Canberra over the past two days discussing the future of the attractions industries and the…

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Mar 24, 2021 Attractions / Government / Insurance / Tourism / Waterparks /


Queensland Government funds new regional attractions and ecotourism projects 

New regional attractions and ecotourism projects are being funded through the Queensland Government’s $25 million Growing Tourism Infrastructure Fund with eight projects either about…

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Mar 24, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


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