News: Government

Costs already on the rise for Brisbane Olympics

Despite Brisbane’s bid to host the 2032 Olympics being pitched as one that would avoid the budget blow outs of many past Games, Federal Sports Minister Richard Colbeck has this week…

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Oct 22, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government releases report on use of synthetic turf in community sport

The NSW Government has today released a report that outlines the potential social, environmental and economic impacts, benefits, and limitations of using synthetic turf as a replacement…

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Oct 22, 2021 Environment / Government / Recreation / Sport / Technology /


Northern Territory Government releases new sport and active recreation plan

The 2021-25 Northern Territory Sport and Active Recreation Strategic Plan has been released which includes the establishment of 10 new community sports officer roles and the renaming of…

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Oct 22, 2021 Government / Recreation / Sport /


NSW events and tourism sector receives $530 million boost  

With New South Wales having reached a number of vaccination milestones, the state government is giving the events and tourism sector a major boost with a $530 million investment aimed at…

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Oct 20, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Tourism /


COVID impact sees Australian Government fund live music sector and leading arts organisations

To reactivate the live music sector and support the ongoing viability of arts organisations following the impacts of COVID, the Federal Government is delivering $2.5 million in grants to…

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Oct 18, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Events / Finance / Government /


Queensland World Heritage national park expands along with creation of new conservation estate

The Queensland Government has announced close to 6,300 hectares of land south-west of Brisbane will be protected through the expansion of a World Heritage-listed national park and the…

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Oct 17, 2021 Environment / Government / Parks /


Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison corrects NSW plan to welcome back tourists to Sydney

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has blocked NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet’s plan for NSW “open to the world”. Aiming to accelerate the reopening of the NSW…

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Oct 16, 2021 ByNigel Benton Government / Safety / Tourism /


Uncertainty for events as Hobart and southern Tasmania enter snap three-day Covid lockdown

The Tasmanian Government has been compelled to reintroduce Coronavirus restrictions for Hobart and southern Tasmania from 6pm yesterday evening as a result of a COVID-19 infected man from…

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Oct 16, 2021 Attractions / Events / Government / Safety / Sport /


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