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20,000 seat stadium to be built at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds as temporary Gabba replacement

The Queensland Government has announced that the Main Arena at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds has been identified as the best possible temporary venue for the Brisbane Lions and cricket…

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Dec 1, 2023 Attractions / Events / Sport / Venues /


World Athletics survey reveals 75% of athletes directly impacted by climate change

The third annual survey* conducted by World Athletics to gauge the attitudes of elite athletes about environmental and social issues has revealed that 75% of our sport’s athletes…

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Dec 1, 2023 Environment / Sport / Wellness /


Rebel’s new flagship store at Emporium Melbourne marks brand’s largest wellbeing destination

Australia’s largest sporting retailer, rebel, opened its new flagship store at Emporium Melbourne on 30th November with the store marking the brand’s largest health and…

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Dec 1, 2023 Fitness / Retail / Sport / Wellness /


Netball Australia loses $18 million in Federal Government funding

Netball Australia has been stripped of almost $18 million in Federal Government funding after failing to provide a satisfactory business case to the Australian Sports Commission for the…

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Nov 30, 2023 ByNigel Benton Finance / Legal / Sport /


2023 SMAANZ Annual Conference underway at University of Canberra

Leading sport management academics and professionals have been welcomed to the University of Canberra’s Bruce campus for the 2023 Sport Management Association of Australia and New…

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Nov 30, 2023 Education / Events / Sport /


Y Australia welcomes Jacqui Weatherill as new President

The National Board of the Y (formerly the YMCA) has appointed Jacqui Weatherill as its new President. Weatherill first joined the National Board in July this year. Currently Chief…

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Nov 30, 2023 Aquatics / Recreation / Sport /


Elite women’s sport anticipated to generate over US$1 billion in revenue in 2024

Global consultants Deloitte anticipate women's elite sports to generate US$1.28 billion revenue in 2024 - marking the first time that annual global revenues for women’s sport…

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Nov 30, 2023 Events / Finance / Marketing / Sport /


EVANZ presents 2023 New Zealand entertainment venue awards in Dunedin

The Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand (EVANZ) has recognised excellence in venue management with the presentation of its 2023 Entertainment Venue Awards. Presented live at a…

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Nov 30, 2023 Arts / Entertainment / Marketing / Sport / Venues /


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