News: Government

Disaster funding available for North Queensland Sporting Clubs

Sporting clubs impacted by the historic recent flooding can now apply for an additional $20,000 funding to assist with repairs and rebuilding. Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni has…

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Feb 21, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Lack of sporting fields sees young footballers turned away from junior clubs

The critical shortage of playing fields across NSW has become so desparate that some football clubs have been forced to turn away many budding young footballers. Football NSW today advised…

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Feb 19, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Surfaces /

 
 

Federal Opposition leader pledges $46 million for national schoolchildren’s swimming lessons program

In response to Australia’s summer drowning toll, Federal opposition leader Bill Shorten has announced that all primary school children would have access to swimming lessons under a…

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Feb 18, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Government / Safety /

 
 

Sport Minister McKenzie accepts ridicule in battle to combat obesity

Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie has issued a statement accepting the ridicule directed at her for mocking overweight people at the National Obesity Summit in Canberra on Friday.…

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Feb 17, 2019 Fitness / Government / Wellness /

 
 

The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls for reallocation of $443 million funding

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Senate Environment Committee’s report into the Great Barrier Reef 2050 Partnership and called for the funding to be…

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Feb 17, 2019 Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /

 
 

Australian Parliament to consider legislation to strengthen sporting integrity

The Australian Government yesterday has introduced two bills into the Parliament that aim to strengthen Australia’s sports integrity and implement the reforms announced by the…

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Feb 15, 2019 Government / Legal / Security / Sport /

 
 

Tasmanian Government outlines role for Football Tasmania Board

The Tasmanian Government has established the Football Tasmania Board intending for the Board to be the voice for AFL in the state, working to unite and strengthen the game. The aim of…

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Feb 14, 2019 Government / Sport /

 
 

Zoos SA look to keep giant pandas in Adelaide

With its 10-year set to expire in November, Adelaide Zoo is seeking to keep the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere into the future. While giant pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni have…

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Feb 14, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Government / Tourism /

 
 

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