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Iranian Government eases restrictions on women entering football stadiums

Longstanding restrictions on Iranian women watching live football in the nation’s sport stadia -marked by high profile protests over the years - appear to have been eased with 3,000…

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Jan 27, 2024 Culture / Government / Sport / Venues /


2024 Australia Day Honours list recognises more than 1,000 people

A range of people from across the leisure industry have been recognised in the 2024 Australia Day Honours list. For only the second time in the history of the Honours, more women than men…

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Jan 26, 2024 Entertainment / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Minister for Emergency Services to host Water Safety Roundtable

Facing a rising summer drowning toll, NSW Minister for Emergency Services, Jihad Dib, supported by the Emergency Management Branch of the NSW Premier’s Department, will be hosting a…

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Jan 25, 2024 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Education / Government / Recreation / Safety /


Local Northern Territory screen practitioners secure funding in 2024

Four local screen practitioners have been announced as recipients of the Northern Territory Government’s Screen Territory Funding Program 2023-24 Story Development Round 1. The…

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Jan 21, 2024 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government /


Queensland Premier Steven Miles announces Brisbane 2032 Olympics and Paralympic infrastructure review

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has announced a 60-day review of the infrastructure plans for the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games which expects to deliver a…

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Jan 18, 2024 Events / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


NSW Government announces raising of concert cap for Sydney’s Allianz Stadium and SCG

The NSW Government has announced that it has lifted the concert cap at the Sydney Cricket Ground precinct from an average of four events a year to 20 events a year. NSW Premier Chris…

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Jan 17, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Government / Venues /


Theme Parks among Gold Coast tourism attractions to benefit from 50,000 vouchers

The Queensland Government has today launched the GC Summer FUNds initiative - a government investment of $2.5 million which will see 50,000 vouchers give visitors $50 off some of the Gold…

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Jan 15, 2024 Attractions / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Queensland Government doubles funding for its SwimStart program

Hundreds of additional Queensland families are now eligible for $150 swimming lesson vouchers following the state government’s SwimStart program having been doubled courtesy of a $5…

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Jan 15, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Government / Safety /


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