News: Environment

Nambour to Coolum trail to be a first for the Sunshine Coast

The first east-west recreation trail for the Sunshine Coast is a step closer after the Sunshine Coast Council endorsed the draft Nambour to Coolum trail which will encourage even more…

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Apr 28, 2017 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Zhonghong Group buys 21% stake in SeaWorld with plans to bring brand to China

SeaWorld Entertainments biggest shareholder, Blackstone, is selling its 21% stake in the theme park operator to Chinese investors Zhonghong Zhuoye Group. The deal, worth hundreds of…

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Apr 26, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Finance / Tourism /


Penguin Foundation receives Disney Conservation Grant

The Penguin Foundation has been awarded a $25,200 grant from the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF) as a part of the Fund’s focus on reversing the decline of threatened wildlife around…

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Apr 25, 2017 Environment / Parks / Tourism /


Public and industry comment invited for Hamilton Zoo Master Plan

New Zealand’s Hamilton Zoo has made public a master plan featuring proposals for its development over the coming decades. Among the ideas included are an overnight…

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Apr 24, 2017 Design / Environment / Finance / 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 /


Sunbather offers a solution to soaring energy costs for Sydney pools

With a number of Sydney councils facing having to raise admission costs for their pools in the wake of ballooning gas prices, leading solar pool heating and pool cover supplier Sunbather…

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Apr 21, 2017 Aquatics / Environment / Finance / Technology /


Featherdale Wildlife Park’s Chad Staples marks 20 years of animal passion

Chad Staples, Director of Life Sciences at Featherdale Wildlife Park, has marked 20 years at the Sydney attraction. With a passion for all creatures great and small, Staples started…

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Apr 19, 2017 Attractions / Education / Environment / Tourism /


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Heliocol has grown to become the World's Largest Manufacturer of solar pool heating equipment. The product can be found in over 30 countries in some of the harshest weather conditions.…

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