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Swimmers need medical treatment after chlorine leak at Craigie Leisure Centre

More than 20 people needed medical treatment after a chlorine incident last week at the Craigie Leisure Centre in north Perth. The City of Joondalup run facility was evacuated on Thursday…

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Aug 28, 2014 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety /


Pirtek Stadium renovation on hold as tenants disagree on plans

Plans to upgrade Parramatta's Pirtek Stadium’s are reportedly on hold as a result of disagreements between the National Rugby League and Football Federation Australia over what…

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Aug 28, 2014 Sport / Venues /


Special Olympics and Snow Sport NZ double the fun

Athletes with intellectual disabilities are being offered more opportunities to enjoy winter this year following a memorandum of understanding between two of New Zealand’s leading…

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Aug 28, 2014 Recreation / Sport /


Study reveals discrimination in school sporting environments

Researchers have identified school sporting environments as major sources of anxiety for same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people. The research project, led by Victoria…

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Aug 28, 2014 Education / Sport /


All new Aqualink Box Hill makes a splash in the community

Since a $30 million plus redevelopment of Aqualink Box Hill by Whitehorse City Council, the facility has been attracting massive support from the city’s residents.   Each week…

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Aug 27, 2014 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Sport /


Fitness Australia and Parks and Leisure Australia join to advance training in parks guidelines

Industry peak bodies Parks and Leisure Australia and Fitness Australia have announced a partnership aimed at developing consistent policies for the delivery of commercial fitness services…

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Aug 27, 2014 Fitness / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


New General Manager to steer Wet’n’Wild Sydney’s second season

With Wet'n'Wild Sydney set to open for its second season on 20th September, a new General Manager, Dianne Rigg, will be at the helm of the waterpark’s team. Longtime Village…

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Aug 27, 2014 Aquatics / Attractions / Waterparks /


Wanneroo Kart Hire fined over 2011 safety incident

Western Australian go-kart operator Wanneroo Kart Hire and a former director of the business have been fined $30,250 over a 2011 incident where a teenage girl’s hair became entangled…

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Aug 27, 2014 Legal / Safety / Sport /


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