News: Sport

Mornington Peninsula’s Somerville Recreation and Community Centre reborn

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council’s Somerville Recreation and Community Centre has been reopened, three years since its former facility was destroyed by fire. Reopened today by…

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May 4, 2019 Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Construction commences on Mount Gambier Aquatic Centre

This week has seen the first sod turned at the Mount Gambier Aquatic Centre, marking the official commencement of the $39.1 million Mount Gambier Community and Recreation Hub project.…

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May 4, 2019 Aquatics / Design / Entertainment / Government / Recreation /


Canterbury Bankstown Council calls for NSW Government to take over former Olympic velodrome

Set to assume ownership of Olympic cycling venue the Dunc Gray Velodrome this month, the Canterbury Bankstown Council is calling on the NSW Government to take over the running of the Sydney…

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May 3, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


UK Counter Terrorism expert to address 2019 Asia Pacific Venue Industry Congress

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has shared details of the keynote address to be delivered by Chris Phillips - founder and Managing Director of the International Protect and Prepare…

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May 3, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Safety / Security / Sport /


Global sports sponsorship spending set to reach US$65 billion this year

A report from sports data agency, Two Circles, claims global brand spend on sports sponsorships will grow to US$65 billion in 2019. Despite this, the report also claims sports…

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May 3, 2019 Finance / Marketing / Retail / Sport /


AusPlay survey shows gymnastics as the fastest growing sport in Victoria

Gymnastics is the fastest growing major participation sport for children in Victoria according to AusPlay data released this week by Sport Australia. The most comprehensive sport and…

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May 3, 2019 Marketing / Recreation / Sport /


Why Israel Folau’s social media posts are harmful

Ahead of tomorrow’s findings by Rugby Australia on Israel Folau’s playing future, Monash University Lead Researcher - Sport Inclusion Project, Erik Denison discusses why he sees…

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May 3, 2019 Culture / Sport /


Kardinia Park Stadium Trust and Geelong FC partner to offer sensory inclusive experience

Geelong Cats match days and major events produced by the Kardinia Park Stadium Trust at GMHBA Stadium are to be accredited as sensory inclusive. While attending a sporting event such as an…

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May 3, 2019 Access / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


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