Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Qantas ends 30-year Rugby Australia sponsorship deal

Qantas ends 30-year Rugby Australia sponsorship deal
September 23, 2020
About the author

Nigel Benton

Co-founder/Publisher, Australasian Leisure Management

Nigel Benton is the co-founder and Publisher of Australasian Leisure Management, Australia and New Zealand’s only magazine for professionals in all areas of the leisure industry. Having established the magazine in 1997, shortly after his relocation to Australia, he has managed its readership rising to over 11,500 and its acceptance as the industry journal for professionals in aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues.

In 2020, he launched the new Asian Leisure Business website.

Among a range of published works and features, his comments on a Blog (blogspot) from 2007 to 2011, when this website went live in its current form, may be interesting to reflect back on.

Click here to connect with him via LinkedIn.

Read more from this author

Related Articles

23rd September 2020 - COVID-19 travel restrictions impacting Australian elite sport

12th September 2020 - New Zealand to host two Bledisloe Cup Tests ahead of Australian-based Rugby Championship

11th September 2020 - Australia to replace New Zealand as host of 2020 Rugby Championship tournament

11th September 2020 - ACT Government to double GIO Stadium capacity limit for Super Rugby AU Final

31st August 2020 - Rugby Australia restructure looks to achieve $15 million in savings

5th August 2020 - Phil Kearns appointed Executive Director of Australia’s Rugby World Cup 2027 bid

1st July 2020 - Coronavirus impact sees job losses at NSW Rugby

30th June 2020 - World Rugby cancels remainder of Sevens season

16th June 2020 - Rugby Australia forms advisory board to oversee 2027 World Cup hosting bid

2nd June 2020 - Rugby Australia announces massive cut in staff numbers

20th May 2020 - Global sports sponsorship market predicted to fall by 37% this year

16th May 2020 - Rugby Australia announces new Chair-elect

1st May 2020 - Coronavirus has multi-billion dollar negative impact on global sport

6th December 2019 - Rugby Australia Chief Executive says code ‘didn’t back down’ on Folau settlement

4th December 2019 - Rugby Australia and Israel Folau settle legal dispute with mutual apologies

30th August 2019 - Qantas to end promotion of attractions featuring captive cetaceans

2nd August 2019 - Israel Folau launches court proceedings against rugby authorities over unfair dismissal claim

24th May 2019 - Rugby Australia Chairman acknowledges reputation damage from Israel Folau saga

20th May 2019 - Israel Folau will not appeal termination citing lack of confidence in Rugby Australia

3rd May 2019 - Global sports sponsorship spending set to reach US$65 billion this year

26th October 2017 - Qantas’ Alan Joyce acknowledged for backing gay marriage

24th November 2015 - Qantas and nib combine to link to health insurance with activity rewards

3rd October 2013 - Qantas and MONA agree two year partnership

19th December 2012 - Etihad steps in after Qantas pulls Tourism Australia deal

23rd May 2012 - Australian Rugby Union secures ongoing Qantas sponsorship: welcomes new IRB funding

6th January 2012 - Cricket Australia seals four-year partnership with Qantas


Support our industry news service
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

As an independent publisher, we need reader support for our industry news gathering so ask that - if you don't already do so - you back us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine and/or our online news.

Click here to view our subscription options.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Anti Wave Global

Anti Wave Global is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave Global is proud of its long and tested…

read more

Aquatics / Play / Sport

 
 

HIDROPLAY

Hidroplay welcomes you to the exciting world of children's Playscapes, waterslide's and Water Attractions. Appealing to families, Hidroplay increases patronage in your facility during those…

read more

Aquatics / Play / Recreation

 
 

AIS Water

AIS Water, the trading name of Australian Innovative Systems, is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators…

read more

Aquatics / Safety / Technology

 
 

Abel Sports

INTRODUCTION Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of Goal Posts, sports ground safety netting systems and coaches boxes for Stadiums ,Sports Clubs, Councils and…

read more

Recreation / Sport / Venues

 
 

Jonas Leisure

Jonas Software operates over 110 independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

TPEC Pool Enclosures

TPEC Pool Enclosures provide a large range of premium commercial and residential retractable swimming pool, spa and terrace enclosures throughout Australia, servicing residential, local government…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Venues

 
 

SeatGeek Asia Pacific

SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…

read more

Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

AUSTRALIAN WATERSLIDES AND LEISURE

A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Play / Waterparks

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business