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Dramatic fall in visitor numbers to Art Gallery of WA

Visitor numbers to the Art Gallery of Western Australia have dropped dramatically, contributing to big drops in revenue in the past financial year. Gallery Director Stefano Carboni has…

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Nov 28, 2015 Attractions / Culture / Government /


Blacktown Learn to Swim students make a splash with Pip the Penguin

Blacktown City Council’s Aqua Learn to Swim program has adopted a new mascot, Pip the Penguin, to encourage students to learn the skills they need to become a safe and confident…

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Nov 28, 2015 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Safety /


New guide provides easier access to arts and events in Sydney

The City of Sydney is sponsoring a new pocket guide, website and training program to allow people with disability or accessibility needs to more easily attend arts and culture events.…

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Nov 28, 2015 Access / Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


Simon Weatherill to leave Melbourne Sports Hub after 20 years

After 20 years of leading the Melbourne Sports Hub (the Victorian State Sport Centre Trust), Chief Executive Simon Weatherill is stepping down. Weatherill joined the business during the…

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Nov 27, 2015 Aquatics / Fitness / Sport / Venues / Waterparks /


Yas Marina Circuit technology benefits F1 drivers, media and fans

Hosting the 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the Yas Marina Circuit will be operating at the cutting edge of technology to deliver the most advanced services…

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Nov 27, 2015 Marketing / Sport / Technology / Venues /


New arts fund opens for applications

The Commonwealth Government has opened applications for its revised arts excellence funding program, Catalyst: The Australian Arts and Culture Fund. Catalyst will allocate $12 million per…

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Nov 27, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Venues /


MegaAdventure Aerial Park opens in Adelaide

Australia’s first standalone aerial adventure park has opened at West Beach in the Adelaide Shores precinct in South Australia. The MegaAdventure Aerial Park - inspired by a British…

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Nov 27, 2015 Attractions / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


NRL announces $1.8 billion broadcast deal with Fox Sports and Channel Nine

The NRL has announced a new broadcast rights deal worth $1.8 billion across five years from 2018. The deal will see all NRL matches shown live on Fox Sports, with Channel Nine also…

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Nov 27, 2015 Marketing / Sport / Technology /


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