News: Government

Sunshine Coast Council awarded for strategic parks planning

Sunshine Coast Council has been recognised for its strategic planning work, taking home an Award of Excellence at the Parks and Leisure Australia National Awards held during…

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Oct 25, 2018 Attractions / Environment / Government / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

AOC Chief Executive Matt Carroll calls for more money for Olympic and Paralympic sport

On a day of major announcements relating to elite sport, Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Chief Executive Matt Carroll says an extra $60 million a year is needed to help improve…

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Oct 24, 2018 Events / Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Australian Government announces extra $50 million funding for High Performance Sport

Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has announced a $50 million boost in high performance sport investment over the next two years as Australia builds towards the 2020 Tokyo…

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Oct 24, 2018 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /

 
 

4,500 hectares added to NSW national parks estate

Facing political pressure to downgrade protections of its national parks, the NSW Government has announced that it is to expaned the estate, adding over 4,500 hectares to the network.…

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Oct 23, 2018 Culture / Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events and Minister for Sport recognised with industry communication and marketing award

The communication and marketing activities undertaken by John Eren, Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Minister for Sport and Minister for Veterans' Affairs in the Victorian…

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Oct 23, 2018 Events / Government / Marketing / Sport / Tourism /

 
 

Infrastructure Fund launched for Queensland outback tourism

Having invested in the rebuilding of the original Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton after it was destroyed by fire in 2015 and having contributed $2.2 million for the expansion and…

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Oct 22, 2018 Attractions / Government / Tourism /

 
 

Marking 50 years since Australian Peter Norman’s 1968 Olympics Black Power controversy

This week marks the 50th anniversary of two US Olympic athletes making a Black Power salute at the medal ceremony for the 200-metre sprint final at the 1968 Mexico Games, and the…

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Oct 19, 2018 Culture / Government / Sport / Wellness /

 
 

Obesity Summit focuses on five-year plan for early intervention and weight management in Western Australia

Western Australians who struggle with weight management and obesity are set to benefit as a result of Summit that set out ways to reduce the burden of preventable disease and tackling the…

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Oct 18, 2018 Education / Government / Wellness /

 
 

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