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Uncertain future for Australia’s ageing ‘big things’

Australians have been fascinated by ‘big things’ since the 1960s, when statues such as Adelaide's Big Scotsman and the Big Banana in Coffs Harbour were opened to great…

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Oct 15, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Tourism /


AFL NSW/ACT investigates complaints over female Bathurst players being encouraged to strip

The AFL's peak body in NSW has stepped in after a complaint that female players were pressured to run around in their underwear during post-season celebrations. AFL NSW/ACT said it was…

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Oct 13, 2017 Culture / Legal / Sport /


Saudi Arabia reveals US$2.7 billion plan to expand entertainment sector

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced it is in the process of developing a new company to act as its investment arm in the Arabian Gulf Kingdom’s growing…

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Oct 11, 2017 Attractions / Culture / Entertainment / Finance / Tourism /


New conservation plan for Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House has unveiled the fourth edition of its Conservation Management Plan (CPM), providing highly detailed guidance for the conservation and management of the Jørn…

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Oct 10, 2017 Culture / Design / Entertainment / Venues /


FFA establishes new Multicultural Unit

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has announced the establishment of a Multicultural unit, and a new participation program that looks to engage with multicultural communities across…

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Oct 10, 2017 Culture / Sport /


Conference to explore best practice in cultural tourism in the Middle East

With cultural and tourism authorities in the Arabian Gulf and Middle East region looking to develop cultural tourism, the second annual Cultural Tourism Middle East conference is to present…

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Oct 10, 2017 Culture / Environment / Tourism /


Women enjoy Saturday game at Newcastle Golf for first time in 112 years

A group of five women have been able to tee off on a Saturday at the Newcastle Golf Club for the first time in 112 years. Ladies President Jenny Thompson said the exclusion of women on…

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Oct 8, 2017 Culture / Golf /


Brisbane Festival sees box office and attendance records tumble

Queensland’s largest arts and cultural event, Brisbane Festival, wrapped up a record-breaking ‘22 Days of Wonder’ last week with more than one million people having…

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Oct 3, 2017 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


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Hadley/Series Australia Pty Ltd

Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…

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