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Tauranga City Council looks to weekend of events to deliver financial boost to tourism and hospitality sector

Three high-profile events taking place next weekend are expected to attract more than 12,000 people to Tauranga and contribute more than $700,000 to regional GDP as the city mpressive…

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Jan 14, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport / Tourism /


Australian Reptile Park Venom Program continues to break records

The Australian Reptile Park has reported that Whiplash the Coastal Taipan has broken his own world record for extracting the most raw venom from a single yield. The previous amount…

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Jan 14, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Safety / Zoos /


AUSactive says Western Australian Government should consider gyms an essential service following COVID-19 vaccine mandate

AUSative says that gyms in Western Australia should be classified as essential services to avoid any further lockdowns now that exercises must prove they are double-dose vaccinated before…

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Jan 14, 2022 Fitness / Government / Safety / Wellness /


Victorian Government updates COVIDSafe event plan for Australian Open

The COVIDSafe Event Plan for the 2022 Australian Open will be amended to help protect the health and safety of fans attending Melbourne Park from Monday. Ticket sales will be paused at…

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Jan 13, 2022 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Indian amusement park operators call for official permission to remain open during COVID surge

Amid a surge in infections driven by the Omicron variant, the Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI) is calling on India’s state governments to give theme and…

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Jan 13, 2022 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism /


Additional funding available to support delivery of COVIDSafe events in Tasmania

Tasmanian event organisers will be able to apply for funding of up to $5,000 to support COVID associated costs for events occurring through to November 2022, through the extension of the…

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Jan 13, 2022 Events / Finance / Government / Safety /


Ban on singing and dancing in venues and entertainment sees new event cancellations

With 2022 having held out the prospect of a resurgence for the live entertainment and music industry, the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus is causing the cancellation of a range of…

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Jan 12, 2022 Entertainment / Events / Government / Insurance / Safety /


A fifth of the world’s destinations remain off limits to tourism

One in every five destinations’ borders remains entirely closed as the new COVID-19 Omicron variant outbreak wreaks havoc on the resumption of international tourism. According to…

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Jan 12, 2022 ByJoe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /


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