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Venue industry reacts to Manchester Arena terror attack

The callous terror attack on fans leaving the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom on Monday evening is likely to have an impact on the global venues and…

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May 23, 2017 Entertainment / Security / Sport / Venues /


Australian Sports Commission identifies need for more female coaches

Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chief Executive Kate Palmer has challenged the sport sectors to help improve the development pathways and opportunities for female coaches, pointing out…

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May 23, 2017 Culture / Sport /


Korea begins hosting of FIFA Under 20 World Cup

The FIFA Under 20 World Cup has commenced in South Korea, with games to be played in six local cities - Cheonan, Daejeon, Incheon, Jeonju, Suwon and Jeju. Part of the Republic of…

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May 23, 2017 Events / Sport / Venues /


Widespread support for sport lottery funding plan

Federal Sports Minister Greg Hunt’s plan for a national lottery to fund Australian sport has been met with widespread approval by organisations across the sector. A central part of…

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May 23, 2017 Government / Legal / Sport /


Steve Harper takes on VMA leadership role

The Venue Management Association (Asia and Pacific) has today announced Steve Harper as its new President. Announced during the annual Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress, Harper succeeds…

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May 23, 2017 Education / Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /


Kelly Tarlton’s and Auckland Zoo celebrate World Turtle Day

With today (Tuesday 23rd May) marking World Turtle Day, SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s and Auckland Zoo vets have undertaken a medical check of a recently rescued, critically endangered…

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May 23, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


NSW Regional Events Conference reveals full program

The program for the second annual NSW Regional Events Conference, to be held in Wagga Wagga from 14th to 16th June, has been announced. It will include addresses from Daniel Flynn,…

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May 23, 2017 Events / Sport / Tourism /


Steve Bracks named new MCG Trust Chair

Former Victorian Premier Steve Bracks has been named as the new Chair of the MCG Trust, replacing Bob Herbert, who will be retiring from the role after 13 years on the Trust and three years…

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May 23, 2017 Government / Sport / Venues /


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FitPod (iQniter)

FitPod is the distributor of iQniter Cardio Training – Powered by Suunto. Started in July 2013, FitPod has establish itself as a premium, service orientated business with a passion for…

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Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness



SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…

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Insurance / Venues


Otium Planning Group

Led by Directors Mike King, Kate Maddock, David Mason and Martin Lambert, each of whom are recognised for their industry experience and achievements, OPG brings together a network of more than 15…

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Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues



Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

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