News: Government

Federal Government announces Sport Integrity Australia funding package

The Federal Government has announced that it is strengthening the safety of sport in Australia, investing more than $36.3 million over a five year period to tackle abuse, bullying,…

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Jan 8, 2024 Government / Safety / Sport /


Tourism and Transport Forum advise of key event dates for first half of 2024

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) Australia has unveiled three major events that it will be hosting in the first half of 2024. Each of the events offers the chance to connect with…

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Jan 8, 2024 Events / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Swimming and boxing clubs among those given funding boost from Northern Territory government

The Northern Territory Government’s Grassroots Grants program is delivering $5000 in funding to each of ten sporting and recreation clubs for programs, training or to purchase…

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Jan 4, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Sport /


Disaster Relief Australia to aid Queensland storm clean-up

The Federal Government has announced it will deploy a squadron of up to 70 defence force veterans and retired emergency service workers across South-East Queensland to assist with the…

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Jan 1, 2024 Environment / Government / Safety /


Low lying Australian coral islands at risk of disappearing

More than a dozen of the coral islands that mark Australia's maritime boundaries are at risk of disappearing, according to a new study in the Science of the Total Environment journal.…

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Dec 30, 2023 Environment / Government / Security /


Recovery package available for tourism industry operators in Cairns and wider region  

With Tropical Cyclone Jasper and flooding events have impacted a number of tourism operators, those eligible will have immediate access to a $5 million tourism recovery package. With more…

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Dec 24, 2023 Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Strip-search class action lawsuit against NSW Police to go ahead

The NSW Government's attempt to have the Supreme Court throw dismiss a massive class action against strip searches at music festivals has failed. Facing allegations it allowed NSW…

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Dec 22, 2023 Events / Government / Legal / Security /


AUSActive’s Barrie Elvish ‘frustrated’ by physical activity and exercise levels shown in new ABS data

Findings in the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ just released National Health Survey 2022 which show more three in four Australians fail to meet recommended physical activity…

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Dec 22, 2023 Fitness / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


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