News: Education

Ian Thorpe set to inspire community activity by joining BlueFit advisory committee

Australian swimming legend and five-time Olympic gold medallist, Ian Thorpe has joined the BlueFit Group as an initial member of the Group’s Advisory Board Committee. Managing 35…

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Aug 22, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Recreation / Wellness /


ExerciseNZ’s Beddie highlights ways that activity increases life expectancy

Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) Chief Executive Richard Beddie has highlighted new academic research studies which show that exercise increases life expectancy regardless…

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Aug 20, 2019 Education / Fitness / Wellness /


Research assesses merits of season passes for New Zealand’s ski fields

With the recent arrival of snow bringing relief to New Zealand’s ski fields as the industry enters the latter half of the ski season, new research has assessed whether, amid changing…

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Aug 19, 2019 Education / Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Recipients announced for Tasmania’s Women in Sport Coaching Scholarship

The Tasmanian Government’s Women in Sport Coaching Scholarship has been awarded to two female Tasmanian coaches, Jessica Blake (hockey) and Abbey Savage (swimming) contributing…

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Aug 18, 2019 Education / Finance / Sport /


Perth Zoo announces its largest wild release of Western Swamp Tortoises

73 Western Swamp tortoises hatched at Perth Zoo are to be released to Moore River Nature Reserve marking the single biggest wild release of the rare native reptiles. Parks and Wildlife…

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Aug 18, 2019 Attractions / Education / Environment /


Reed Exhibitions considers FIBO branding for Australia’s Fitness Shows

Global events organiser Reed Exhibitions is considering introducing its FIBO branding for its Fitness Shows in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in 2020. Reed, which purchased the Fitness…

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Aug 16, 2019 Education / Events / Fitness / Wellness /


VicHealth set to launch a new This Girl Can campaign

Following on from their highly successful This Girl Can campaign which inspired almost 400,000 Victorian women to get active, VicHealth is set to launch a new This Girl Can – Victoria…

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Aug 16, 2019 Education / Fitness / Marketing / Sport / Wellness /


Global sports flooring company PLAE launches Brand Ambassador Program into Australia

PLAE, a global provider of advanced sports flooring, has introduced into Australia an exclusive Brand Ambassador program whereby Brand Ambassadors will collaborate with PLAE on product…

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Aug 16, 2019 Education / Marketing / Sport / Surfaces /


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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…

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