News: Environment

120th birthday sees Perth Zoo celebrate changing conservation role

The recent milestone of 120 years of operations has seen Perth Zoo acknowledge its transformation  from a colonial era attraction to a leafy 17 hectare sanctuary for wildlife that is…

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Oct 29, 2018 Attractions / Environment / Tourism /


Victoria Government agrees largest ever native title claim

Following a 15-year campaign by traditional owners and three years of settlement negotiations, the Victoria Government has agreed the largest native title claim in its history –…

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Oct 28, 2018 Attractions / Culture / Environment / Government /


Coral Gardeners look to preserve Tahitian reef

The islands of Tahiti are home to an abundance of marine wildlife, and while the oceans surrounding the islands are crystal clear and truly stunning, by 2050 this could all change. A group…

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Oct 28, 2018 Aquatics / Environment / Tourism / Wellness /


NZRA announces 2018 industry award winners at National Conference

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) has recognised the people, places and organisations that enable recreation experiences to occur at its 2018. Presented as the climax of the…

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Oct 26, 2018 Aquatics / Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Sunshine Coast Council awarded for strategic parks planning

Sunshine Coast Council has been recognised for its strategic planning work, taking home an Award of Excellence at the Parks and Leisure Australia National Awards held during…

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Oct 25, 2018 Attractions / Environment / Government / Parks / Tourism /


Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney deliver $140 million to NSW economy

A Deloitte report has found Sydney’s 'green lungs' - the Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain - contributed around $140 million to the NSW economy in the 2016/17 financial…

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Oct 24, 2018 Environment / Finance / Parks / Recreation /


New Australian Green Flag Award winners announced at International Parks Congress

Last week’s International Parks and Leisure Congress in Melbourne saw the unveiling of the 2018/19 winners of the Green Flag Award for parks and green spaces. Presented during the…

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Oct 24, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


4,500 hectares added to NSW national parks estate

Facing political pressure to downgrade protections of its national parks, the NSW Government has announced that it is to expaned the estate, adding over 4,500 hectares to the network.…

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Oct 23, 2018 Culture / Environment / Government / Parks / Recreation /


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