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Specialist support and open borders vital for survival of regional tourism

Australian Regional Tourism (ART) is calling for increased support of tourism businesses in navigating the post Coronavirus environment, calling for governments to get regional tourism…

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Jun 1, 2020 Attractions / Consultants / Fitness / Government / Tourism /


City of Melbourne advises that community facilities will reopen this week

The City of Melbourne, one of the first local governments to close its facilities due to the Coronavirus crisis, has advised that it is to commence the staged re-opening of libraries,…

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Jun 1, 2020 Education / Government / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


NSW Government abandons plans for redevelopment of Sydney’s ANZ Stadium

The NSW Government has announced that it is scrapping the planned redevelopment of Sydney's ANZ Stadium, committing to use the $810 million of savings into fast-tracked infrastructure…

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Jun 1, 2020 ByNigel Benton Government / Sport / Venues /


Queensland opens up intrastate travel but borders to stay closed

The Queensland Government has announced an easing of its Coronavirus restrictions to allow Queenslanders to travel to most places in the state. However, the easing of restrictions does…

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May 31, 2020 Finance / Government / Tourism / Wellness /


Reclink Australia welcomes $2 million Federal Government funding commitment

Reclink Connect, the program launched in response to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing safety measures, is to be backed by $2 million in funding over two years announced by…

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May 30, 2020 Access / Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Fitness Australia releases Checklist to ensure gyms offer safe environments when reopening

With gyms in some states already reopening as a result of the easing of Coronavirus restrictions, and operators in other states hoping that restrictions on their facilities will soon be…

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May 29, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /


New Zealand Government launches $175 million arts support package

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has today announced a $175 million fund to support the arts and cultural sector recover from the damage incurred by the Coronavirus. The package…

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May 29, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


Planet Fitness Australia founder calls on governments to ‘open our gyms’

Dallas Rosekelly, founder and Director of Planet Fitness Australia, has released an impassioned statement calling for governments across Australia, and particularly the NSW Government, to…

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May 29, 2020 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /


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