News: Education

WAZA officially endorses Razan Al Mubarak for IUCN Presidency

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) has advised that, for the first time in its 86-year history, it is endorsing a candidate for the International Union for Conservation of…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Australian reptile venom program sees Coastal Taipan break world record

The extraction of venom from a Coastal Taipan at the Australian Reptile Park has broken the world record for extracting the most raw venom from a single yield. The Australian Reptile Park…

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Mar 17, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Researchers call for increased time for physical education in New Zealand schools

Increasing the amount of time schools devote to physical education each week could dramatically reduce the number of children who are doing only minimal levels of exercise, researchers…

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Mar 16, 2021 Education / Recreation / Sport /


VMA announces dates for 2021 Venue Management School

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has announced the dates for the 2021 Venue Management School and Leadership Institute to be held at Salt Resort, Kingscliff between the 7th and 12th…

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Mar 11, 2021 Education / Entertainment / Security / Sport / Venues /


Taronga Western Plains Zoo celebrates birth of critically endangered Black Rhino calf

Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is celebrating the birth of a critically endangered Black Rhino calf, born in late February 2021. Keepers arrived at work in the early hours of the…

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Mar 10, 2021 Attractions / Education / Environment /


Sunshine Coast Council’s migrant swim initiative set for 2021 program

Registrations are now open for migrants ready to jump into the Migrant Learn to Swim and Beach Safe program run by Sunshine Coast Council and Royal Life Saving Society Queensland. The…

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Mar 10, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


Blacktown City Council partners with Royal Life Saving NSW to deliver new Swim Teacher course  

Blacktown City Council has partnered with Royal Life Saving NSW to deliver a new Swim Teacher course for those interested in becoming a qualified ‘Learn to Swim Instructor’.…

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Mar 10, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Venues /


Blacktown City Council’s Swim Sense program empowers adults in the water

Aiming to play a role in reducing drownings, Blacktown City Council Key Venues has committed itself to lift the swimming competence level of adults in the community with its Swim Sense…

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Mar 9, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Safety /


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