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Jet ski ‘hoon’ jailed over swimmer’s death at Port Melbourne

A jet ski driver who was "hooning" in a swimmer's only zone off Port Melbourne when he struck and killed a father has been sentenced to five years' jail, amid emotional…

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May 23, 2015 Aquatics / Legal / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

MCEC’s digital infrastructure gets global recognition

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s technology offering has been recognised with the venue winning the 2015 INCON Digital Infrastructure Award. Melbourne Convention and…

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May 22, 2015 Events / Marketing / Technology / Venues /

 
 

Australia Council begins cuts to programs following the Federal Budget

In the wake of changes to arts funding announced in the Federal Budget last week, the Australia Council for the Art has began a series of cuts to arts programs. The cuts follow Arts…

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May 21, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Government /

 
 

Heritage status delays redevelopment of historic Kalgoorlie outdoor pool

The planned redevelopment of the historic Lord Forrest Olympic Pool in Kalgoorlie is taking into account the building’s Category 1 heritage status, which requires redevelopment…

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May 21, 2015 Aquatics / Culture / Recreation /

 
 

Royal Yacht Club of Victoria to develop new marina at Williamstown

Australia’s oldest Royal yacht club is to develop a $14 million state-of-the-art marina in the Melbourne port suburb of Williamstown. The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria will replace…

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May 21, 2015 Recreation / Venues /

 
 

Western Australia to host the biggest adventure race in the world

Entries are flooding in to the world’s biggest adventure race - again being staged in Augusta, Western Australia in November. The Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest typically…

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May 21, 2015 Events / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Accessibility boost for Vivid Sydney 2015

A range of initiatives are being introduced to enhance the accessibility and inclusivity of Vivid Sydney. Initiatives for Vivid Sydney 2015, which begins tomorrow (Friday 22nd May) include…

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May 21, 2015 Access / Entertainment / Events / Safety /

 
 

Magic Memories continues focus on innovation and partnership

New Zealand-based Magic Memories has announce the success of yet another innovative guest experience in partnership with theme park operator Village Roadshow Theme Parks. Magic…

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May 21, 2015 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Technology /

 
 

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