Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Cairns Convention Centre continues to meet EarthCheck certification standards

Cairns Convention Centre continues to meet EarthCheck certification standards
February 24, 2013

The Cairns Convention Centre has again been accredited with EarthCheck certification, the international benchmarking process recognising standards that meet the compliance needs of the new carbon economy.

In receiving its latest EarthCheck certification, benchmarking data provided in seven indicators noted Cairns Convention Centre is at or above best practice level, an achievement which was very highly commended.

The seven indicators are: Energy Consumption Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Potable Water Consumption, Waste Sent to Landfill, Waste Recycling Rating, Community Contributions Rating and Cleaning Products Ratings.
Cairns Convention Centre General Manager Ross Steele explained "it is heartening to receive our EarthCheck recertification. This recognises the commitment of the Centre's entire team to maintaining the highest environmental credentials and is in line with AEG Ogden's worldwide environmental program AEG 1Earth.

"Situated between two World Heritage listed areas, it is only natural that environmental responsibility is a priority of the Cairns Convention Centre."

The Cairns Convention Centre is a Queensland Government initiative operated by AEG Ogden.

For more information go to www.cairnsconvention.com.au

1st February 2013 - CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE RECORDS MOST SUCCESSFUL DECEMBER ON RECORD

5th October 2012 - BRISBANE SOUTH BANK RECOGNISED AS SUSTAINABILITY LEADER

5th August 2011 - CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE CELEBRATES 15 SUCCESSFUL YEARS

10th February 2011 - CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE RECEIVES GOLD CERTIFICATION

 


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

GreeneDesk

Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Education / Fitness / Technology

 
 

AAC ID SOLUTIONS

AAC ID Solutions is a leading supplier of identification access wristbands, barcoded wristband tickets, lanyards, membership products and RFID solutions for events and venues, working with thousands…

read more

Access / Marketing / Safety / Ticketing

 
 

Crystal Pools

Crystal Pools has a solid history of performance on a wide variety of government and commercial projects and is the name behind many of Australia’s most innovative and ambitious aquatic…

read more

Aquatics / Design

 
 

Jonas Leisure

JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

ELITE POOL COVERS

Since 1989 Elite Pool Covers have designed and manufactured an extensive range of high quality affordable manual,semi-automatic and fully-automatic pool cover systems for the harsh Australian…

read more

Aquatics / Environment / Technology / Venues

 
 
 

GEOFF NINNES FONG AND PARTNERS

Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues

 
 

Abel Sports

INTRODUCTION Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of Goal Posts, sports ground safety netting systems and coaches boxes for Stadiums ,Sports Clubs, Councils and…

read more

Recreation / Sport / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business