News: Government

Federal Government announces funding package for Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

The Federal Government has today announced ongoing funding for Australian high-performance sport with a $257.5 million investment for national sporting organisations (NSOs) to take them…

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Dec 22, 2021 Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


Change in Western Australian Government portfolios sees new Tourism Minister appointment

A cabinet reshuffle by Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan has seen state Deputy Premier Roger Cook moved from the position of Health Minister, which he has held for the last five…

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Dec 21, 2021 Environment / Government / Sport / Tourism /


ATEC highlights need for government commitment to the tourism industry in light of Omicron

The Australian Tourism Export Council has highlighted a need for certainty, guidance and commitment from all levels of government to keep Australia's borders open in light of the…

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Dec 16, 2021 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Queensland Government invests $2.1 billion in recycling programs

The Queensland Government is investing $2.1 billion in recycling to fast-track the State’s transition to a zero-waste society with the waste package including a $1.1 billion…

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Dec 13, 2021 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Finance / Government / Technology /


Outgoing Sydney Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive alleges NSW Government ‘hit job’

Outgoing Sydney Symphony Orchestra Chief Executive Emma Dunch has claimed she was subject to a “politically architected ‘hit job’ of the highest order” by the NSW…

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Dec 10, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


AusCycling’s Ride Nation program to get $5 million in Federal Government funding

Community bike riding is set to benefit from a $5 million commitment from the Australian Government which will assist AusCycling deliver its Ride Nation program to more people across the…

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Dec 10, 2021 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport / 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 /


Circus Oz to cease performances and operations

Circus Oz, the contemporary circus company founded in 1977, is to cease trading as a result of its the Board’s failure to secure the agreement of Company Members to a radical…

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Dec 10, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government /


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