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Karen Sweaney

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Karen Sweaney

Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor of Australasian Leisure Management. Based in Sydney, Australia, her specific areas of interest include the arts, entertainment, the environment, fitness, tourism and wellness.

She has degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney and Geological Oceanography from UNSW.

World Heritage Daintree National Park returned to Traditional Owners

The Queensland Government and Traditional Owners yesterday signed an agreement at a special ceremony in Bloomfield, north of Wujal Wujal which sees more than 160,000 hectares of land in Cape…

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Sep 30, 2021 Karen Sweaney Culture / Environment / Government / Parks / Tourism /

 
 

Collective Mind cleared of wrongdoing in relation to 2018 Adelaide Crows pre-Season training camp

Collective Mind cleared of wrongdoing in relation to 2018 Adelaide Crows Pre-Season Training Camp An investigation by Safework SA which took more than a year to complete has cleared elite…

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Sep 29, 2021 Karen Sweaney Legal / Safety / Sport /

 
 

Xi’an municipal government considers China National Games as opportunity to focus on wellness

With China's 14th National Games major events currently being held in Xi'an - China’s northwest Shaanxi province - the Xi'an municipal government considers the much-awaited…

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Sep 21, 2021 Karen Sweaney Events / Fitness / Sport / Venues / Wellness /

 
 

ecoSPIRITS extend their sustainable offering with Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh partnership

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has become the first hotel in Cambodia to partner with ecoSPIRITS – a company offering a closed-loop distribution system using low-waste, low-carbon spirits…

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Sep 14, 2021 Karen Sweaney Environment / Hospitality / Venues /

 
 

Australian Government declares its support for legally binding global plastics treaty

The Australian Government has called for an international global agreement on marine plastic pollution with its declaration of support for a legally binding global plastics treaty welcomed by…

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Sep 14, 2021 Karen Sweaney Environment / Government / Legal /

 
 

Ariake Gymnastics Centre and Mon Repos Turtle Centre recognised for sustainable timber construction

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed The Ariake Gymnastics Centre and Mon Repos Turtle Centre are among the eight projects shortlisted for 2021 Best Use of Certified Timber -…

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Sep 9, 2021 Karen Sweaney Design / Environment / Venues /

 
 

New Football Australia board appointments see women in the majority

EXCLUSIVE: Football Australia has advised of three board appointments that, for the first time, will see women make up the majority of the sport’s nine-person board. The appointment of…

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Sep 6, 2021 Karen Sweaney Sport /