$10m lifeline for major events

Staff reporters
Wed, 01 Jul 2020

The government has allocated $10 million to help salvage nationally or regionally ‘significant’ events that provide the greatest flow-on benefit to regional economies in the wake of covid-19.Economic Development Minister Phil Twyford said that while the fund won’t save every event, it will help stave off the loss of critical events and protect the “jobs and income of sector employees, contractors and freelancers.”Event sector workers have been able to access the government’s wage subsidy, which to date has pa...

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