News: Attractions

Ballarat’s Sovereign Hill stands down casual staff as visitor numbers dip

Ballarat heritage attraction Sovereign Hill has ceased offering shifts to its casual employees as visitors numbers fall due to the Coronavirus outbreak. With the attraction impacted by…

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Mar 16, 2020 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Wellness /


Gold Coast theme parks to remain open as Coronavirus fears lead to international closures

As theme parks around the world close over Coronavirus fears, the Gold Coast’s theme parks are to remain open. Australia’s major parks, Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World,…

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Mar 16, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Destination NSW cancels Vivid Sydney 2020 

The NSW Government has today announced the cancellation of Vivid Sydney 2020 following recommendations by the Federal Government and health authorities to limit non-essential organised…

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Mar 15, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety / Wellness /


Coronavirus fears see cancellation of Sydney Royal Easter Show

Organisers of Sydney's Royal Easter Show say it has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic - the first time in almost a century the show has been abandoned due to public health…

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Mar 13, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Government / Wellness /


SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium offers fund-raising shark dive and dine experience

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium has partnered with Deliveroo to offer guests a dive and dine experience with the sharks. A limited number of tickets will go on sale at midday on Monday 16th March…

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Mar 13, 2020 Attractions / Events / Hospitality / Recreation /


East Asian theme parks remain closed as others continue to operate during Coronavirus crisis

While theme parks in China, Hong Kong and Japan have closed in the wake of the spread of Coronavirus, theme parks in other locations remain open. With more than 100,000 confirmed cases of…

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Mar 12, 2020 Attractions / Tourism / Waterparks / Wellness /


Visitation encouraged to Darwin Waterfront Precinct

The Darwin Waterfront Corporation is encouraging locals and visitors to continue to visit the Darwin Waterfront Precinct’s restaurants and shops, despite the global health pandemic…

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Mar 12, 2020 Attractions / Hospitality / Tourism / Wellness /


NSW Government provides funds for 100 country shows

The NSW Government is to support thousands of competitors, performers, sellers, suppliers and families at country shows with an announcement today of cash sponsorships for 100 country…

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Mar 12, 2020 Attractions / Events / Finance / Government /


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