News: Government

NSW Government halts funding for annual Volleyfest tournament

Nine months out from the Tokyo Olympics, Australia's medal prospects at the 2020 Games are set to be impacted by a NSW Government decision to cease funding for the nation's premier…

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Nov 16, 2019 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


NSW Government approves funding for redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct

The NSW Government has approved funding for the redevelopment of Pier 2/3 at the Walsh Bay precinct, ending fears from some of the state's largest arts companies that the major project…

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Nov 15, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


Sport Australia announces strengthening of National High Performance Sports Strategy

Sport Australia has advised that the nation’s high performance sports system has been further strengthened after Institutes and Academies across the country united to approve a…

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Nov 12, 2019 Government / Sport /


Victorian Government announces new Sports Facilities Grant funding

Aiming to help communities provide more opportunities for people to participate in sport and active recreation, the Victorian Government has opened application for its new $22 million…

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Nov 12, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Marginal electorates benefit under ‘dodgy’ Federal Government sport grant scheme

Key marginal electorates received twice as much funding as the average seat under the Federal Government's pre-election Community Sport Infrastructure grant program. The program,…

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Nov 11, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Sport Australia advice ignored by former Federal Sports Ministers in award of community sport infrastructure funds

Former Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie rejected 618 applications for community sports infrastructure despite recommendations from Federal Government agency Sport Australia to…

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Nov 8, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Exercise and Sports Science Australia calls for more Government funding to boost physical activity

Referring to data that only 34.1% of Australians are meeting the physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is urgently calling for…

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Nov 5, 2019 Finance / Fitness / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


NSW Government and University of Newcastle partner to deliver award-winning program

The NSW Government and the University of Newcastle (UON) have launched a partnership to deliver UON’s ground-breaking girls’ empowerment program, Daughters and Dads Active and…

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Nov 4, 2019 Government / Recreation / Sport /


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