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2015 Ekka aims to unearth the next star in country music

Organisers of the 2015 Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) are hoping to find hidden gems of Queensland country music this August, with entries now open to the annual Ekka Country Music Showdown…

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May 27, 2015 Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

Retail industries to benefit from healthier lifestyles while gyms to experience revenue decline

With an estimated 64.5% of the Australian population currently overweight or obese, a range of industries are tipped to benefit from a greater focus on fitness and healthy lifestyles over…

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May 27, 2015 Fitness / Recreation / Retail / Technology / Wellness /

 
 

Hong Kong Convention Centre F&B team wins nine awards at international culinary competition

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre’s food and beverage (F&B) team have come away from the Hong Kong International Culinary Classic 2015 with a total of nine awards:…

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May 27, 2015 Events / Hospitality / Venues /

 
 

Darwin swimming pool to be resized by 50 centimetres in $9 million project

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey last week visited Darwin to announce that the Australian Government will contribute half of the $9 million cost of extensive work on the Parap Leisure and…

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May 26, 2015 Aquatics / Finance / Government / Recreation /

 
 

Queenax delivers functional training innovations to Wollongong’s Rekreate Fitness and Lifestyle

Rekreate Fitness and Lifestyle, an all-women’s gym in the Wollongong suburb of Coniston, has become the first club in the Illawarra region to install Queenax functional fitness…

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May 26, 2015 Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

Thai bungy jumping operator fined after woman jumps naked

The manager of an adventure bungy jump operation in the Thai city of Chang Mai has been fined after a female model visiting from Hong Kong stripped off her bikini and made the jump naked.…

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May 26, 2015 Attractions / Legal / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

New artificial reefs begin deployment off Hervey Bay

The first stage of a construction project that will develop two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay has commenced this week. Two building blocks, weighting a total 46 tonnes, left Gladstone…

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May 26, 2015 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

2015 FITEX Convention returns to AUT University

The Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) has announced that the annual FitEx Convention will again be held at AUT University’s North Shore Campus in November this year.…

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May 26, 2015 Education / Events / Fitness / Marketing / Wellness /

 
 

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