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Inquest into Kings Canyon cliff death hears safety training ‘non-existent’

A coronial inquest into the death of a 23-year-old British tourist at Kings Canyon near Alice Springs last year has heard that safety training for many central Australian tour companies is…

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Oct 7, 2015 Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Five near drownings at Invercargill swimming pool lead to rule changes

Five children have nearly drowned at Invercargill's Splash Palace swimming pools in the past six weeks because their caregivers were not watching them, according to Manager Pete…

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Oct 7, 2015 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Technology /


Summer of music to rock Brisbane Showgrounds

More than 9,000 music lovers descended on the Brisbane Showgrounds on Sunday (4th October) as Listen Out brought the curtain up on a summer of music. Thousands attended the increasingly…

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Oct 7, 2015 Entertainment / Events / Tourism /


Thredbo closes after ‘epic’ 2015 ski season

With the long weekend having officially ended Australia’s 2015 snow season, Thredbo is looking  back on one of its best winters to date. Delivering record snowfalls,…

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Oct 7, 2015 Recreation / Tourism /


Tough Mudder announces new partners in advance of 2015 season

World leading adventure challenge series Tough Mudder has announced a range of new partners as its 2015 Australian season approaches. As part of its ongoing mission to “create…

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Oct 7, 2015 Events / Fitness / Recreation /


Ocean Park looking forward to Giant Panda birth

Hong Kong theme park Ocean Park is anticipating the birth of a Giant Panda cub within the coming days, with confirmation of the pregnancy of its female Ying Ying. With a series of…

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Oct 7, 2015 Environment / Tourism /


Anytime Fitness Australian co-founder launches new charity foundation

New charity foundation the Human Kind Project, founded by Jacinta McDonell of Anytime Fitness Australia, has launched its ‘Double the Love Project’ fundraising campaign. The…

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Oct 7, 2015 Culture / Fitness / Wellness /


Free child entry drives rise in holiday visits to Sydney museums

The NSW Government’s 'Kids FREE' initiative, launched in June this year, has driven a major increase in visitor numbers at the Australian Museum and Powerhouse Museum over the…

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Oct 7, 2015 Attractions / Tourism / Venues /


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