News: Design

Sports Engineering Conference returns to southern hemisphere for first time since 2000

On the eve of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Brisbane is to host the prestigious International Sports Engineering Association Conference (ISEA) for the first time. Due to be held from 26th…

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Feb 15, 2018 Design / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Canberra mother calls for parents’ facilities at playgrounds

A social media rant about a playground’s lack of amenities for parents by a Canberra mother has received thousands of likes and sparked debate over the design of playspaces. Lauren…

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Feb 11, 2018 Design / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Cockburn ARC waterslide closed due to air quality concerns

A popular waterslide at the recently opened Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC) in southern metropolitan Perth has been temporarily closed due to air quality concerns. The Tumbler…

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Feb 8, 2018 Aquatics / Design / Technology / Waterparks /


Queensland Sport Minister flags need for upgrades at Brisbane’s The Gabba

Amid ongoing fears that The Gabba’s ageing infrastructure is seeing it become a less attractive option for major sporting events, Queensland Sport Minister Mick De Brenni has…

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Feb 7, 2018 Design / Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Venues /


d’Arenberg winery cube attracting 1,000 visitors a day

About 1000 people a day have visited the $13 million ‘Cube’ constructed in the vineyards of d’Arenberg in McLaren Vale it since its opening last year. Opened in December,…

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Feb 3, 2018 Design / Hospitality / Tourism /


Suppliers sought for Kai Tak Sports Park project

Companies interested in supplying goods and services to Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Sports Park can now register their interest on the project website. Three prequalified tenderers were…

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Feb 1, 2018 Design / Sport / Tenders / Ticketing / Venues /


Ballina Shire pools remain closed during peak summer period

Delays to upgrades at Ballina Shire Council's two major aquatic centres - the Alstonville and Ballina Swimming Pools - have resulted in each of the facilities remaining closed during…

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Jan 22, 2018 Aquatics / Design / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Sporting history to be made with opening of Perth’s Optus Stadium

Ready to welcome fans to its first event -  a community open day on Sunday – Perth’s new Optus Stadium is being acknowledged as one of the world’s most flexible…

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Jan 18, 2018 Design / Events / Sport / Technology /


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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…

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Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues



Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …

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Aquatics / Design / Surfaces / Venues



Founded in 1961, Myrtha Pools® quickly became Italy’s première swimming pool company, and has since grown into one of the world's leading swimming pool construction…

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Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks / Wellness


Neptune Benson

Neptune Benson is a manufacturer of high quality water filtration and disinfection products for the recreational, industrial, and municipal water markets. With more than 20,000 installations…

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Aquatics / Design / Recreation


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