News: Government

New Tourism Minister appointed in New Zealand Cabinet reshuffle

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's reshuffle of her Cabinet reshuffle has seen the appointment of an Associate Tourism Minister, Peeni Henare. In a move welcomed by Tourism…

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Jun 27, 2019 Government / Tourism /


NSW Government admits no timeline for ANZ Stadium redevelopment

The NSW Government has admitted it cannot guarantee a timeline for the redevelopment of Sydney's ANZ Stadium. With redevelopment of the former Olympic venue having previously been…

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Jun 25, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


New Zealand’s 2019 budget provides new funding for creative communities

While widely acknowledged for its wellbeing measures, the New Zealand Government’s latest budget has also recognised the vital contribution and huge value the creative sector brings…

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Jun 21, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Finance / Government /


NSW budget sees cuts for Destination NSW while arts in Sydney gets $800 million boost

Tourism and events promotion agency Destination NSW has seen its budget cut by $35 million in the NSW Government budget, with the tourism body set to lose around $35 million in funding.…

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Jun 19, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Education / Government / Marketing /


Northern Territory Government remains committed to Darwin waterpark plans despite applicant rejections

The Northern Territory Government remains committed to developing a 'world class water theme park' in Darwin despite rejecting all expressions of interest submitted so far Having…

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Jun 18, 2019 Aquatics / Attractions / Government / Waterparks /


Western Australian Government allocates funds to help re-open Kambalda aquatic facility

The Western Australian Government has announced that it is to back improvements that will enable the reopening of the Kambalda West Aquatic Centre. Closed since March 2018 due to its…

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Jun 12, 2019 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation /


Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment gets $120 million boost

The Geelong Performing Arts Centre has been allocated more than $120 million for a rebuild in the latest Victorian Government budget. The funding has been pledged for the final stage of…

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Jun 9, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Government / Venues /


ACT budget backs football initiatives in Canberra

Canberra is set to host three football internationals over the next two years including a Socceroos qualifier for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Capital Football Chief Executive Phil…

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Jun 8, 2019 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


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