News: Government

Arts continue to deliver value for New Zealanders

More than 2.19 million New Zealanders attended arts activities funded by Creative New Zealand in 2017/18. Creative New Zealand’s Annual report 2017/18, which details its investment…

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Dec 13, 2018 Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Government / Venues /

 
 

NSW opposition promises to lift music bans and ‘put verve back into Sydney’

The NSW Labor opposition has promised to scrap live music bans and restrictions on over 600 venues in NSW, as part of its election pitch to "put the verve back into Sydney’s…

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Dec 13, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Venues /

 
 

Fiona Menzies reappointed as Creative Partnerships Australia Chief Executive

The Federal Government has reappointed Fiona Menzies as the Chief Executive of Creative Partnerships Australia.  Menzies’ reappointment follows from an acknowledgement that her…

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Dec 13, 2018 Arts / Culture / Finance / Government /

 
 

Sport NZ releases review of athletes’ rights and welfare

Sport NZ has released a report by sports lawyer Stephen Cottrell on elite athletes’ rights and welfare. Commissioned as part of a broader Sport Integrity Review, the report builds on…

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Dec 11, 2018 Government / Sport /

 
 

Western Australian Government helps secure national target of 50% women in sport leadership roles

The Western Australian Government has helped spearhead a push for Australian sports governing bodies to commit to having at least 50% women on their executive boards and committees.…

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Dec 11, 2018 Government / Sport /

 
 

Viagogo agrees to UK competition authority demands on ticket resales

Ticket reseller Viagogo has advised that it has reached a “ground-breaking settlement” with the UK Competition and Markets Authority bringing an end to the legal dispute between…

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Dec 8, 2018 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Retail / Sport /

 
 

Allianz Stadium demolition to begin two months before NSW election

The NSW Government has announced that it has awarded a contract for the demolition of Sydney’s Allianz Stadium, to commence in January 2019, two months before the scheduled NSW…

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Dec 7, 2018 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Grassroots sport advocates unimpressed with Grant awarded to Crows AFLW team

Sports SA is seeking answers after $275,000 was granted to the Adelaide Crows women's team just days after the South Australian Government resisted calls to financially…

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Dec 5, 2018 Finance / Government / Sport /

 
 

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