News: Government

Chinese Government looks at new initiatives to decentralise sports industries

The Chinese Government is to put greater emphasis on bolstering its sporting industry and enhancing sport and fitness consumption as part of an effort to raise living standards. The move…

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Sep 2, 2019 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government announces new builder for Sydney Modern development

The NSW Government has secured a new contractor to undertake the building of the $344 million ‘Sydney Modern’ expansion of the Art Gallery of NSW. The new building, the plans…

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Sep 1, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Government / Venues /


Australia Council’s new vision for the arts anticipates limited growth

The Australia Council has today announced its new vision for a creatively connected Australia where creative enterprise is entrenched across society, industry and government as the fuel…

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Aug 31, 2019 Arts / Finance / Government /


Inquiry calls for scrapping of NSW festival licencing scheme

A NSW Legislative Council Regulation Committee report from the ongoing inquiry into music festival regulations has called for the NSW Government’s controversial festival licence…

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Aug 28, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Tasmanian Government taskforce calls for AFL licence and new stadium

A taskforce appointed by the Tasmania Government to consider the future of elite sport in the state has called for a commitment to apply for a provisional AFL licence and for the…

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Aug 26, 2019 Government / Sport / Venues /


Victorian Government announces further backing for SportsTech start ups

The Victorian Government, via its startup agency LaunchVic, is continuing to support the fast-growing sports technology sector, confirming funding of $350,000 for the Australian Sports…

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Aug 26, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Technology /


Tourism Commission and South Australian Government commit to industry growth

The South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) has launched the South Australian Visitor Economy Sector Plan 2030, setting out a plan to grow the state's visitor economy to $12.8…

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Aug 23, 2019 Attractions / Government / Hospitality / Marketing / Tourism /


Sydney events funding under scrutiny after release of Destination NSW contracts

The NSW opposition has called for an independent review of funding for arts and cultural events following reports that senior NSW Government staff received free tickets and corporate…

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Aug 22, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Government / Tourism /


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