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2015 Ekka aims to unearth the next star in country music

Organisers of the 2015 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) are hoping to find hidden gems of Queensland country music this August, with entries now open to the annual Ekka Country Music Showdown…

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May 27, 2015 Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Hong Kong Convention Centre F&B team wins nine awards at international culinary competition

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre’s food and beverage (F&B) team have come away from the Hong Kong International Culinary Classic 2015 with a total of nine awards:…

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May 27, 2015 Events / Hospitality / Venues /


New York parks commissioner calls for more attractions in Melbourne’s parks

New York City's Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver has told an Australian conference that while Melbourne's public parks are "beautiful" they need of more tourist…

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May 26, 2015 Attractions / Parks / Recreation /


Search begins for 2018 Commonwealth Games ticket provider

The Queensland Government and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have begun a expressions of interest process to find  a ticket service…

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May 25, 2015 Events / Sport / Ticketing / Venues /


John Coates re-elected International Council of Arbitration For Sport President

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates is to remain as President of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) following his re-election at ICAS' 43rd meeting…

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May 25, 2015 Legal / Sport /


S.R.Smith releases pool basketball features for aquatic centres

S.R.Smith has expanded its line of Swim N’ Dunk commercial grade basketball games, with the 76cm setback Extended Reach RockSolid™ game. Designed for swimming pools with…

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May 25, 2015 Aquatics / Recreation / Sport /


New Auckland program to boost business events

Auckland Mayor Len Brown has launched an initiative that will see 14 city leaders represent the city on the world stage – boosting its bidding for international business events.…

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May 25, 2015 Events / Marketing / Tourism / Venues /


Melbourne Zoo gorilla dies after attack by young male

A female gorilla at Melbourne Zoo has died from injuries caused by one of the zoo’s young male gorillas in an unexpected display of aggression. Julia, a 33-year-old gorilla, died on…

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May 25, 2015 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


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