News: Government

Brisbane’s surprise $100 million economic benefit from FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

The Queensland Government has advised that economic benefits accruing to Brisbane from hosting matches during FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 far exceeded initial estimates. When…

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Feb 26, 2024 Finance / Government / Sport /


Sport NSW strategy calls for legacy investment

Sport NSW has called on the NSW Government to capitalise on the potential impact of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games by investing in a comprehensive legacy program that will…

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Feb 26, 2024 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Biathlon, Swimming and Football Netball clubs among recipients of latest Victorian Government funding

The Victorian Government is continuing its support of community clubs across the state to ensure they have the facilities and equipment needed with the latest round of Sporting Club…

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Feb 23, 2024 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Sport /


AFL Chief Executive Andrew Dillon firm on Hobart Stadium requirement for new Tasmanian team

With the funding of the planned new Hobart Stadium having emerged as a major issue in the Tasmanian election, AFL Chief Executive Andrew Dillon has reiterated that the state must build a…

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Feb 22, 2024 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


Queensland Government looks to make Suncorp Stadium event limit permanent

Having driven a temporary increase in concert capacity at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium in 2022, the Queensland Government has opened a consultation on having the venue’s hosting…

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Feb 16, 2024 Entertainment / Government / Sport / Venues /


Tasmanian Premier makes election pledge to limit state government’s contribution to new Hobart Stadium at $375 million

On the election trail, Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff has pledged to cap the state government’s input into the proposed Macquarie Point Stadium in Hobart at $375 million.…

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Feb 15, 2024 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


New discount scheme to boost Northern Territory 2024 tourism season

The Northern Territory tourism and hospitality sector is being given a boost by the Territory Government’s new Tourism Discount Scheme set to commence at the end of this month. The…

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Feb 15, 2024 Attractions / Finance / Government / Hospitality / Tourism /


AUSactive submission for 2024/25 Federal budget calls for tax deductibility for gym memberships

Calling for Fringe Benefit Tax exemption for employer provided gym memberships, tax deductibility for gym memberships for all taxpayers and a national public health campaign developed with…

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Feb 14, 2024 Finance / Fitness / Government / Wellness /


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