News: Government

Western Australian Government appoints new Lotterywest and Healthway Chief Executive

The Western Australian Government has announced the appointment of Susan Hunt as Chief Executive of both the Lotterywest and Healthway agencies, with the experienced administrator to hold…

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Sep 7, 2019 Events / Finance / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


Builder announced for new Brisbane South Bank performing arts theatre

Lendlease has been announced as the managing contractor to build the new 1500-seat performing arts theatre on Brisbane’s South Bank. Advising that the builder was selected following…

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Sep 5, 2019 Arts / Design / Entertainment / Government / Venues /


Chinese Government looks at new initiatives to decentralise sports industries

The Chinese Government is to put greater emphasis on bolstering its sporting industry and enhancing sport and fitness consumption as part of an effort to raise living standards. The move…

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Sep 2, 2019 Events / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government announces new builder for Sydney Modern development

The NSW Government has secured a new contractor to undertake the building of the $344 million ‘Sydney Modern’ expansion of the Art Gallery of NSW. The new building, the plans…

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Sep 1, 2019 Arts / Attractions / Government / Venues /


Australia Council’s new vision for the arts anticipates limited growth

The Australia Council has today announced its new vision for a creatively connected Australia where creative enterprise is entrenched across society, industry and government as the fuel…

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Aug 31, 2019 Arts / Finance / Government /


Inquiry calls for scrapping of NSW festival licencing scheme

A NSW Legislative Council Regulation Committee report from the ongoing inquiry into music festival regulations has called for the NSW Government’s controversial festival licence…

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Aug 28, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Government / Legal / Safety /


Tasmanian Government taskforce calls for AFL licence and new stadium

A taskforce appointed by the Tasmania Government to consider the future of elite sport in the state has called for a commitment to apply for a provisional AFL licence and for the…

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Aug 26, 2019 Government / Sport / Venues /


Victorian Government announces further backing for SportsTech start ups

The Victorian Government, via its startup agency LaunchVic, is continuing to support the fast-growing sports technology sector, confirming funding of $350,000 for the Australian Sports…

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Aug 26, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Technology /


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