News: Government

Builder warns of delivery delay with new Sydney Football Stadium

The new Sydney Football Stadium is facing delays that could see the new venue unable to stage the 2022 NRL Grand Final. An online community forum held by Infrastructure NSW body and…

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May 14, 2020 Design / Government / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Prime Minister Morrison says role was in giving authority on grant announcements

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed the role of his office in the controversial Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program prior to the last Federal election was in…

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May 13, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Community aquatic, recreation and sport industry alliance seeks 12-month stimulus package from Federal and state governments

The alliance of industry peak bodies, facility operators and program and activity providers in the aquatic, recreation and sport industry are seeking Federal and State Government…

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May 13, 2020 Aquatics / Fitness / Government / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

UNWTO says international tourism faces worst crisis since records began

World tourism is facing its worst crisis since records were first collected 1950, with new figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) predicting that 1.1 billion…

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May 13, 2020 Government / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

Village Roadshow Chief Executive calls for JobKeeper extension as Queensland Government’s Coronavirus easing roadmap suggests reopening of theme parks, entertainment venues and stadiums in June

Village Roadshow Chief Executive, Clark Kirby has called on the Federal Government to extend the $130 billion JobKeeper package beyond September. With JobKeeper payments set to run until…

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May 12, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Hills Shire Council commits to rebuild of Waves Aquatic Centre

The Hills Shire Council has moved forward with its $55 million plan to rebuild the area’s only public pool, Waves Aquatic Centre at Baulkham Hills. With the renewal of the facility…

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May 12, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Finance / Government / Recreation /

 
 

Hong Kong’s Ocean Park faces closure as Government considers financial aid package

With the city's tourism sector at a standstill and having been closed since late January due the Coronavirus pandemic, Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park could go out of business by the…

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May 12, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Tourism /

 
 

Prime Minister Morrison denies misleading Parliament over involvement in sports rorts

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has denied he misled Parliament regarding his role in the pre 2019 election allocation of grants from the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant…

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May 11, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

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