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Vail Resorts completes Perisher acquisition

Vail Resorts has announced that it has closed on the acquisition of Perisher Ski Resort, with the NSW Snowy Mountains resort now officially included in Vail Resorts’ line up of…

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Jul 6, 2015 Recreation / Tourism /


Vale: Elery Hamilton-Smith, founding father of Australian leisure studies

Australasian Leisure Management has learned of the death of Elery Hamilton-Smith, one of the founding fathers of Australian leisure studies, who passed away on Saturday 27th June. Elery…

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Jul 6, 2015 Education / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Amer Sports backs Nepal aid efforts

Inspired to help Nepali communities after the country’s devastating earthquake in April, leading international sports brand Amer Sports and its subsidiary companies quickly organised…

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Jul 6, 2015 Culture / Environment / Sport /


First woman chair for Stadiums Queensland Board

For the first time, a woman, Sophie Devitt, will chair the Board of Stadiums Queensland and four out of the six Board placements will be filled by women. In May the Queensland Government…

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Jul 6, 2015 Government / Sport / Venues /


Auckland Live recognised in Arts Access Awards 2015

Auckland Live has been awarded at the 2015 New Zealand Arts Access Awards for its work in making its venues accessible through staff training, venue improvements and sign language…

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Jul 6, 2015 Access / Entertainment / Safety / Venues /


Wetpour rubber surface boosts safety at Wet’n'Wild Sydney

One of the factors behind the success of the Wet'n'Wild Sydney waterpark since its opening in late 2013 has been its industry-leading safety record. Contributing to this has been…

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Jul 6, 2015 Aquatics / Play / Safety / Surfaces / Waterparks /


2015 Pacific Games opens in Port Moresby

Launched with an opening ceremony featuring 3,000 performers, the 15th Pacific Games has begun in Papua New Guinea capital of Port Moresby. Opening Ceremony Artistic Director Airleke…

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Jul 5, 2015 Events / Sport / Venues /


Minister claims UNESCO Great Barrier Reef decision shows Australia world leadership

A United Nations decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as in danger shows that Australia is a “role model to the world” in environmental protection according to Federal…

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Jul 5, 2015 Environment / Legal / Tourism /


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