News: Environment

Armidale residents donate water to save trees in drought affected park

Residents in the NSW regional city of Armidale are donating their own water to save trees in the local heritage-listed park, as the drought continues to deplete the area’s water…

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Nov 3, 2019 Environment / Parks /


Dangerous pollution levels impact NSW’s Terrigal Beach

An investigation has confirmed one of NSW’s most popular beaches is flooded with "very dangerous" levels of human faeces every time it rains. Researchers have found that…

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Nov 3, 2019 Environment / Recreation / Tourism / Wellness /


Great Barrier Reef island reborn as eco-friendly luxury holiday destination

A formerly abandoned southern Great Barrier Reef island has been resurrected into an exclusive eco-resort having been leased by a hotels group which has redeveloped the destination.…

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Nov 2, 2019 Environment / Hospitality / Tourism /


Daintree zipline park reopens walking tours

A week after a man died while experiencing Jungle Surfing Canopy Tours’ zipline in the Daintree rain forest, the business has reopened its other attractions offering visitors a…

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Oct 31, 2019 Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism /


Drought sees Tamworth set to have just one pool operating through summer

Tamworth Regional Council has reported a strong spirit of working together during discussions with local swimming organisations to plan for a summer with only one public pool open in the…

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Oct 31, 2019 Aquatics / Environment /


Gold Coast Council reverses decision to infill lake following conservation campaign

Gold Coast City Council has bowed to pressure from conservation groups by voting to save a freshwater lake from being turned into a carpark. Having previously given approval for the Black…

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Oct 30, 2019 Environment / Recreation /


Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Annual Conference focuses on sustainability

Sustainability is a focus for delegates and organisers at the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) Annual Conference, which was opened by New Zealand Associate Tourism…

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Oct 30, 2019 Environment / Events /


Parks Australia launches new destination branding for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Following the cessation of visitors as being able to climb Uluru, Parks Australia, the federal government agency that manages the site has launched a new brand campaign to reflect the…

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Oct 28, 2019 Environment / Parks / Tourism /


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