Gold Coast theme parks with animal attractions get funding lifeline

Struggling Gold Coast theme parks with animal attractions will get a funding lifeline worth $95 million. Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham said the initiative would provide vital assistance for exhibiting zoos and aquariums hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis and needed funds for fixed operational costs for animal care. McPherson MP Karen Andrews MP said…

BUSINESSES SHARE IN $6 MILLION TO TACKLE NATIONAL CHALLENGES

The Morrison Government is backing innovative businesses with ideas to tackle national challenges; including protecting Australia from biosecurity threats and driving growth in our tourism industry. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said six businesses have been granted $1 million each under the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) to develop their solutions.…