News: Safety

Hobart’s Blundstone Arena to host fifth Ashes Test in cricket first for Tasmania

After days of speculation, it has today been confirmed that a joint bid by Cricket Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government has secured the fifth Ashes Test for Hobart's Blundstone…

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Dec 11, 2021 Safety / Sport / Venues /


Village Roadshow’s Gold Coast theme parks to include PCR testing hubs

With the Queensland Government to reopen the state’s borders to fully vaccinated interstate visitors from Monday, Village Roadshow theme parks on the Gold Coast will include PCR…

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Dec 11, 2021 Attractions / Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


AUSTSWIM secures Federal Government funding for ‘Creating Jobs, Saving Lives’ project

AUSTSWIM, the national organisation for teaching swimming and water safety, is to receive $250,000 from the Federal Government for its ‘Creating Jobs, Saving Lives’ project…

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Dec 10, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Government / Safety /


FIFA and the United Nations to launch network to tackle sexual abuse in sport

World football governing body FIFA and the United Nations are to create a global investigative network intended to tackle sexual abuse across all sports. As reported by UK newspaper The…

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Dec 9, 2021 Legal / Safety / Security / Sport /


Challenges ahead for New Zealand tourism in 2022

A recently formed network of New Zealand’s tourism sector associations is warning members and industry stakeholders that 2022 is set to be just as challenging as 2020 and 2021. The…

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Dec 9, 2021 Government / Marketing / Safety / Tourism /


Adelaide Crows Director resigns over Club’s vaccination policy

Experienced sports administrator and former Head of Commercial Operations of the Adelaide Crows, Nick Takos has resigned from the AFL club’s board of directors over the AFL and the…

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Dec 8, 2021 Safety / Sport /


Beach enclosure to provide safer ocean swimming in Esperance this summer

The Western Australian Government is providing $400,000 to the Shire of Esperance for the installation of a beach enclosure which will provide safer swimming and be in place for the…

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Dec 8, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Wellington City Council pays $3.6 million to cover COVID-19 cancellation of art event

Wellington City Council has paid out $3.6 million to the World of WearableArt (WOW) event which was forced to cancel for a second successive year due to COVID-19 restrictions. With the…

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Dec 7, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Insurance / Safety /


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