News: Government

Federal Sport Minister backs Active Nation Day events

Fitness Australia's partnership with activewear brand Lorna Jane to encourage Australians to participate in hundreds of free events to celebrate Active Nation Day on Sunday…

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Sep 23, 2019 Events / Fitness / Government / Wellness /


Netball Queensland receives government funding to promote inclusivity

As part of the Queensland Government’s new Active Industry Fund, a partnership has been struck between the state government and Netball Queensland to ensure high quality and inclusive…

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Sep 22, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport /


NSW Sports Minister steps down in corruption probe

NSW Sports Minister John Sidoti has this week stepped down from his Cabinet role in the Government of NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian pending a potential investigation by the Independent…

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Sep 21, 2019 Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


South Australian Government ends plans for 2026 Commonwealth Games hosting

Citing a lack of key sporting infrastructure needed and expert advice which revealed the event would not provide an economic benefit for the economy, the South Australian Government has…

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Sep 20, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Aktive brings Auckland mayoral candidates together to debate sport and recreation matters

More than 100 people, including sport, recreation and community leaders, academics and advocates, have attended a mayoral debate on sport and recreation in Tāmaki Makaurau, organised by…

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Sep 18, 2019 Government / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Australian Marine Conservation Society condemns inquiry into Reef Science

The Australian Marine Conservation Society has condemned the passage of a motion in the Australian Senate to establish a Committee inquiry into the science of farming impacts on water…

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Sep 18, 2019 Environment / Government /


Music promoters back potential Gold Coast indoor entertainment arena

Reports that the Gold Coast could develop a new indoor entertainment arena have been supported by major entertainment and promotion businesses TEG and Live Nation. Following a recent Gold…

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Sep 17, 2019 Entertainment / Government / Venues /


South Australian tourism set for significant challenges over next decade

South Australia is set to record stagnant growth in the number of visitor nights in the next financial year, according to statistics from Tourism Research Australia, and is the only state…

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Sep 16, 2019 Government / Marketing / Tourism /


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