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Karen Sweaney

Co-founder and Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor and co-founder 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.

FSB to explore sustainability in sports facility and playground construction

Set to commence next week, FSB, the International Trade Fair for Public Space, Sports and Leisure Facilities, is turning the spotlight on sustainability. Being held in the German city of…

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Oct 20, 2023 Karen Sweaney Environment / Recreation / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Australian Golf Industry Council report reveals golf contributes $3.3 billion to Australia

A report unveiled today by the Australian Golf Industry Council shows golf as providing $3.3 billion in total annual benefits to the Australian community, economy and environment. The 2023…

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Oct 17, 2023 Karen Sweaney Environment / Finance / Golf / Wellness /

 
 

Community consultation opens for Canberra Theatre Centre project

Planning for the future expanded Canberra Theatre Centre is moving to the next stage with a community consultation expected to contribute to design development and help the design team to…

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Oct 17, 2023 Karen Sweaney Arts / Design / Entertainment / Venues /

 
 

Acromat instal retractable grandstand at Mildura Sporting Precinct

Sports engineers and facility planners, Acromat, are installing a permanent, 500-seat retractable grandstand at the Mildura Sporting Precinct, further improving the stadium’s ability to…

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Oct 16, 2023 Karen Sweaney Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Prevent Biometrics’ sensor-laden mouthguards trialled in international women’s rugby tournament

Following a mandate from World Rugby that all athletes in its elite competitions wear head-impact-monitoring smart mouthguards from Prevent Biometrics, participants in the International…

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Oct 13, 2023 Karen Sweaney Events / Safety / Sport / Technology /

 
 

War, inflation and interest rate hikes impact tourism sector deal activity

According to GlobalData - a leading data and analytics company - tourism sector deal activity declined by 33% compared to the same period in 2022. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData…

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Oct 13, 2023 Karen Sweaney Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Infinity pool and Technogym equipment among offerings at newly opened W Sydney hotel

W Hotels, part of Marriott Bonvoy's global portfolio of over 30 brands, has opened W Sydney - located in a dramatic curved structure rising over Darling Harbour. The new hotel offers a…

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Oct 13, 2023 Karen Sweaney Fitness / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 
 
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AusLeisure

THE LEADING SOURCE OF INFORMATION FOR THE LEISURE INDUSTRY

 
 
 

Authors

Karen Sweaney

Co-founder and Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor and co-founder 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.

Nigel Benton

Co-founder/Publisher, Australasian Leisure Management

Nigel Benton is the co-founder and Publisher of Australasian Leisure Management, Australia and New Zealand’s only magazine for professionals in all areas of the leisure industry. Having established the magazine in 1997, shortly after his relocation to Australia, he has managed its readership rising to over 11,500 and its acceptance as the industry journal for professionals in aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues.

In 2020, he launched the new Asian Leisure Business website.

Among a range of published works and features, his comments on a Blog (blogspot) from 2007 to 2011, when this website went live in its current form, may be interesting to reflect back on.

Click here to connect with him via LinkedIn.