News: Environment

City of Melville opens new mountain bike park

The City of Melville in Perth’s southern suburbs has officially opened its much-anticipated $1.48 million Dyoondalup Bike Park at Point Walter Reserve. It includes three flow…

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Jun 26, 2024 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Adventure travel ‘a solution’ for overtourism

Adventure travel can be a solution for overtourism, according to Shannon Stowell, Chief Executive of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), the world's largest body…

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Jun 25, 2024 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


Landscaping to begin for Georges River new aquatic centre in southern Sydney

Following the NSW Government awarding the tender in February 2024 for the initial scoping and design work for a new Georges River aquatic facility at Carss Park to MI Global Partners,…

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Jun 25, 2024 Aquatics / Design / Environment /


Sunshine Coast Ecological Park master plan secures multiple awards

The Sunshine Coast Ecological Park master plan sets down a vision for a ‘new kind of park’ delivering nature-based recreation, education and research. The master plan was…

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Jun 25, 2024 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation /


UNESCO urges Australia to set more ambitious climate targets to protect Great Barrier Reef

A UNESCO report published yesterday includes a list of recommendations for the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef’s status as a world heritage site. While the Reef has escaped…

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Jun 25, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Environment / Government / Tourism /


Barrington Wildlife Sanctuary eco survey delivers impressive results for Aussie Ark

Over four nights and five days this month, Aussie Ark has conducted intensive trapping and recording of species found in its Barrington Wildlife Sanctuary – delivering…

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Jun 25, 2024 Environment / Zoos /


New initiative highlights importance of green space for children’s wellbeing

A new $2.5million initiative - ‘Better green spaces in Australian primary schools’ - delivered through Hort Innovation and led by the University of Melbourne, shows why green…

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Jun 25, 2024 Education / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


Public consultation completed on Casuarina Coastal Reserve becoming Northern Territory’s newest National Park

Casuarina Coastal Reserve is to be expanded and safeguarded as a National Park for Territorians to continue to enjoy their recreational activities. Casuarina Coastal Reserve and an…

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Jun 24, 2024 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


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