News: Education

Signs of recovery for Kangaroo Island wildlife

Sightings of the tiny and rare Kangaroo Island dunnart have been captured on wildlife motion-sensing cameras by the non-governmental organisation Kangaroo Island Land for Wildlife. The…

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Apr 1, 2020 Education / Environment /


New Auckland Zoo habitat welcomes return of Orangutans

Auckland Zoo's new $58 million South East Asian Jungle Track, built as part of its largest redevelopment in 98 years, has welcomed the return of a trio of Orangutans after an almost…

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Mar 30, 2020 Attractions / Design / Education / Environment /


Ross Gage transitions to new advisory role with ASSA

Australian Swim Schools Association President, Wayne Pollock has advised that Chief Executive, Ross Gage is to step away from his current leadership role with the Association to…

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Mar 30, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Go with Tourism to provide free support service for New Zealand tourism workers and businesses

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Go with Tourism is shifting focus from building New Zealand’s tourism workforce to supporting it. The New Zealand Government-funded…

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Mar 27, 2020 Attractions / Education / Marketing / Tourism /


Coronavirus Update: Shoalhaven closes ocean pools, national park closures, Star lays off 8,000 staff - 25th March

The City of Gold Coast has advised that its 600 playgrounds, 389 barbecues and 347 pieces of gym equipment are now closed until further notice. With staff to erect signage at facilities…

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Mar 25, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Events / Hospitality / Parks /


Aquatic sector could lose $900 million in revenue as Prime Minister Morrison advises that all commercial pools must close

Acknowledging that all commercial swimming pools, including swim schools, must cease operations by midnight tonight (25th March 2020), Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has highlighted…

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Mar 25, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Government / Safety /


ASCTA/Swim Australia release Coronavirus guidance for swim schools

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA)/Swim Australia has advised that it "is working tirelessly to provide the most up to date information" to swim…

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Mar 24, 2020 Aquatics / Education / Government / Sport / Wellness /


FITREC’s Dennis Hosking slams ‘cavalier and irresponsible approach’ of Fitness Australia in promoting continuation of outdoor training services

FITREC Managing Director, Dennis Hosking has slammed Fitness Australia for its promotion of outdoor training services in the wake of the Federal Government's announcement that gyms and…

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Mar 24, 2020 Education / Fitness / Wellness /


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