News: Government

Cricket Tasmania Chief Executive reveals he apologised to Government Minister over executive’s comments

Cricket Tasmania Chief Executive Nick Cummins has reportedly advised that he called Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson to apologise for tweets that were critical of local abortion…

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Aug 3, 2018 Government / Legal / Sport / Technology /


Queensland Government set to enforce tough safety rules for amusement rides

New regulations governing the safety of amuesement rides will come into force in Queensland before the end of the year, in a further crackdown following four fatalities at Dreamworld in…

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Aug 2, 2018 Attractions / Government / Legal / Safety /


Report shows community sport Infrastructure delivers $16 billion of benefits

Australia’s community sport infrastructure generates more than $16.2 billion worth of social, health and economic benefits each year, according to a report released today. Sport…

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Aug 2, 2018 Government / Recreation / Sport /


Federal Government releases new national sport plan

With an aim to build a healthier, more physically active nation through sport, the Federal Government has today released its Sport 2030 plan, detailing commitments made to the sector in the…

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Aug 1, 2018 Government / Recreation / Sport /


Sports Commission to rebrand as Sport Australia

The Australian Sports Commission is to be given new branding and a new agenda as Sport Australia. Announced today as part of an ambitious agenda to make Australia the most active sporting…

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Aug 1, 2018 Government / Marketing / Sport /


Australian sport integrity review recommends crackdown on sporting cheats

Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has today recommended sweeping reforms to protect Australian sport from the illegal betting industry. Revealed at the National Press Club as…

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Aug 1, 2018 Government / Legal / Sport /


NSW Government commits $500,000 for world’s richest greyhound race

Just two years after trying to ban the sport, the NSW Government has announced a $500,000 cash injection for greyhound racing that will be used to fund the richest dog race in the world in…

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Jul 31, 2018 Government / Marketing / Sport / Venues /


Robert de Castella slams lack of direction at Australian Institute of Sport

Marathon legend Robert de Castella has slammed the current direction of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), declaring the once elite sporting institution is dead and lamenting the end…

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Jul 31, 2018 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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