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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 31 / 16

Australian Sports Commission CEO SIMON HOLLINGSWORTH  has "resigned after five years in charge of the federal government's sports funding and policy arm." He will return to Melbourne "where he will take a senior position in budget and finance with the Victorian government." Hollingsworth ...

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