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Auckland Museum launches VR Antarctic Experience

After playing to audiences in Australia in 2019, the immersive 360-degree virtual reality (VR) film, The Antarctica Experience, has landed at Auckland Museum for a limited time. The…

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Jan 7, 2020 Attractions / Education / Environment /

 
 

World’s tallest indoor climbing wall opens in Abu Dhabi

The world’s tallest indoor climbing wall and widest skydiving flight chamber have opened on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. Developed by Miral, CLYMB™ Abu Dhabi features the…

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Jan 7, 2020 Attractions / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital treats 90,000th patient

Amid catastrophic conditions for wildlife in Australia, the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital on the Sunshine Coast has admitted its 90,000th patient. Ollie, a young platypus found…

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Jan 6, 2020 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

Underground tunnels at Hobart’s MONA challenges visitors

Since opening in June last year, the mysterious new $27 million tunnel extension at Hobart's MONA has been taking willing visitors on a journey to ‘no particular place’…

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Jan 5, 2020 Arts / Attractions / Design / Tourism /

 
 

AALARA looks back on 2019 and forward to the New Year

The Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has shared a summary of its key activities during the past year and announced that its 2020 conference will be held at…

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Dec 31, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Heroic effort by zookeepers saves Mogo Zoo from devastating bushfires

Mogo Wildlife Park (formerly known as Mogo Zoo) on the NSW South Coast, home to approximately 200 animals, has been saved by zookeepers when it was ringed by fire earlier today. The crew…

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Dec 31, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Safety / Security / Tourism /

 
 

Museum of Underwater Art sculptures submerged off Townsville

The Southern Hemisphere's first Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) beneath the waters of the Coral Sea off Townsville will soon be open to recreational divers. The dive site and coral…

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Dec 31, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /

 
 

WorkSafe Queensland issues advisory note on zip line terminations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has issued a safety alert to help prevent the failure of zip lines, aiming to inform zip line owners, operators, engineers and riggers of the risk of…

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Dec 31, 2019 Attractions / Legal / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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