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Winton begins rebuilding of iconic Australian tourism experience

Destroyed by fire in 2015, the $22 million rebuild of Winton’s Waltzing Matilda Centre has begun. Expected to be completed in February 2018, the new 2250 metre² facility will…

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Apr 28, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Tourism /

 
 

Waikato Museum recognised for tourism excellence

Waikato Museum is among the first New Zealand visitor attractions to be awarded Qualmark’s highest level of quality assurance, under new Tourism New Zealand guidelines. Qualmark is…

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Apr 28, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Public war memorials teaching memory through technologies of remembrance

The inclusion of 'technologies of remembrance' in public war memorials places visitors as witnesses of conflict, allowing them to create their own perceptions of war and peace-time,…

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Apr 25, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Technology /

 
 

Sydney Museum Alliance says moving Powerhouse Museum collection to Parramatta ‘absolute madness’

Representatives of Sydney's museum community say selling and relocating the Powerhouse Museum from the inner city suburb of Ultimo to Western Sydney will kill the cultural precinct.…

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Apr 24, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Tourism /

 
 

Fraser Island National Park renaming recognises Traditional Owners

A renaming of the Fraser Island section of the Great Sandy National Park as ‘K’gari’ aims to recognise the local Traditional owners the Butchulla People. The move follows…

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Apr 24, 2017 Culture / Environment / Legal / Parks /

 
 

Australian Heritage Festival presents over 1000 events nationwide

More than 1,000 events are being presented over five weeks for the annual Australian Heritage Festival, the largest and longest-running grassroots festival celebrating Australia’s…

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Apr 23, 2017 Culture / Entertainment / Environment / Events / Parks /

 
 

World’s third highest observatory opens in Seoul

Seoul Sky, the world’s third highest observatory, has opened in the Korean capital of Seoul. The already popular attraction is located on the upper floors (117-123) of Seoul’s…

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Apr 21, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Marketing / Tourism /

 
 

Football Federation Victoria elects three female board directors

Football Federation Victoria (FFV) members restored gender balance to the FFV board at their AGM at the end of March, with the election of two new directors: Hanife Ymer and Reiko Okzaki,…

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Apr 20, 2017 Culture / Sport /

 
 

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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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