News: Government

Queensland community groups bolstered by $12.7 million funding

The latest round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) will see 545 local Queensland community groups benefit from more than $12.7 million in funding with successful…

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Mar 24, 2021 Finance / Government / Sport /


Entertainment and Live Performance sector representatives takes argument for industry support to Canberra

Representatives of industry groups including Live Performance Australia, APRA AMCOS and the Live Entertainment Industry Forum along with artist managers Catherine Haridy and John Watson,…

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Mar 23, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Government / Venues /


Industry Panel formed to chart Queensland tourism industry recovery

The Queensland Government has formed an Industry Reference Panel to chart a COVID-19 recovery course for the former $25.5 billion Queensland tourism industry. Queensland Premier…

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Mar 20, 2021 Government / Hospitality / Tourism /


Senate ‘sports rorts’ report says all recommended projects should be funded

A parliamentary inquiry into the ‘sports rorts’ scandal has recommended that the Federal Government should fund all projects recommended by Sport Australia but then rejected by…

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Mar 19, 2021 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Event industry suppliers circle Victorian Parliament in protest at lack of state government support

A group of Victorian event industry suppliers and carnival ride operators used their vehicles to encircle the Victorian Parliament building yesterday protesting at the lack of state…

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Mar 19, 2021 Events / Finance / Government /


New Zealand tourism ready to work with Government on industry future

Tourism Industry Aotearoa says that New Zealand’s tourism industry is ready and willing to work with the Government on the revival of the industry but needs immediate action and a…

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Mar 19, 2021 Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


378 agricultural shows receive almost $34 million in payments

With COVID-19 having had an unprecedented impact on agricultural shows and field days during the past year and with most events cancelled in 2020, the Federal Government has approved…

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Mar 19, 2021 Attractions / Events / Finance / Government / Venues /


Western Australian Premier reveals leisure portfolios in post-election landslide cabinet

Having secured an historic landslide win in the state election at the weekened - with a minimum of 52 seats in the 59 seat lower house, Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has…

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Mar 18, 2021 Environment / Government / Recreation / Sport / Tourism /


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