Victoria

Renting across Australia became less affordable in 2022. See how much your state has changed

Thousands of Australians are struggling with the rising cost of living, and housing is one of the biggest expenses of them all. Renting became less affordable in every capital city over the past year, the latest Rental Affordability Index (RAI) report, released yesterday, shows. Outside the cities, renters are also feeling the pressure, with regional …

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The 1975 frontman Matty Healy slammed for ‘creepy’ onstage kiss with fan

The lead singer of The 1975 has raised eyebrows with his latest antics, kissing a fan onstage in a move some have labeled “creepy” — but the woman has since defended the British rocker. The 33-year-old was in the middle of performing track Robbers during a set in Las Vegas when he reached into the …

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Netball Australia’s $15m sponsorship with Visit Victoria sparks debate on use of taxpayer funds, Daniel Andrews

Netball Australia’s new sponsorship deal with Visit Victoria has divided opinion on the use of taxpayer dollars. On Monday, Netball Australia announced it had signed a $15 million deal through to 2027 with Visit Victoria, the state government’s tourism agency. The contract is a huge boost to netball and effectively replaces the same amount of …

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Netball Australia’s $15m sponsorship with Visit Victoria sparks debate on use of taxpayer funds, Daniel Andrews

Netball Australia’s new sponsorship deal with Visit Victoria has divided opinion on the use of taxpayer dollars. On Monday, Netball Australia announced it had signed a $15 million deal through to 2027 with Visit Victoria, the state government’s tourism agency. The contract is a huge boost to netball and effectively replaces the same amount of …

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Netball Australia announces new $15 million sponsor after Hancock Prospecting saga

Australia Diamonds players celebrate. Photo / Photosport Netball Australia has signed a $15 million sponsorship deal with Visit Victoria just over a week after Hancock Prospecting pulled its contract with the sport. Under the deal, which will run from 2023 to 2027, the Australian Diamonds will wear Visit Victoria branding on the uniform and players …

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DELWP, Outdoors Victoria seek to allay concerns over proposed rules to limit access to Victorian parks

An outdoor recreation community group is urging calm over plans to give the Department of Environment, Lands, Water and Planning (DELWP) more power to enforce restrictions in Victorian parks. While a regional Landcare group is worried the perceived lack of consultation could hobble its major eco-tourism plans. DELWP has drafted proposed new metropolitan and regional …

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Victorian couple’s fury after Scenic held their $52k for canceled cruise

An Aussie couple who booked their dream holiday in 2019 have battled with the company to have their $52,000 refunded after the trip was canceled twice due to Covid. Jill, 68 and Trevour Willcox, 69, of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, had previously embarked on what they described to be a “wonderful” cruise experience with …

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Victoria sports tourism manager to brand city as destination | For Subscribers Only

michelle Myers, Victoria’s first sports tourism manager, is well aware of the amount of people who will travel for sporting events. The Refugio native, who said she had to “bleed orange and black” growing up, attended the monumental playoff football game between Refugio and Shiner high schools at Memorial Stadium in December that saw thousands …

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