News: Parks

Wollongong plans for its first inclusive playspace

Wollongong City Council is planning to expand Stuart Park’s existing playground to incorporate new features designed for young people and adults with disability. Wollongong City…

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Mar 1, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation /


James Sutherland calls for ‘need to protect’ public golf

Amid growing pressures for landmark metropolitan golf courses to be repurposed as public open space, James Sutherland, the recently appointed Chief Executive of Golf Australia, has made a…

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Feb 23, 2021 Golf / Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Gold Coast Parklands transformation to cater for future suburban growth

The City of Gold Coast has unveiled a $2.8 million upgrade to its Country Paradise Parklands featuring an Australiana-themed adventure playground. Now complete and open to the public,…

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Feb 19, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Newcastle plan for $1.5 million sports play hub in Wallsend opens for community feedback

City of Newcastle anticipate that construction of a $1.5 million active hub in Wallsend will commence mid-2021, with the concept design for the project now open for community feedback.…

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Feb 19, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Replas technology partnerships recycle most problematic plastics

Recycling organisation, Replas, in partnership with Coles, RMIT University and the RED Group have researched and developed new recycling technology allowing one of the most problematic…

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Feb 19, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Surfaces / Technology /


Improvements to 13 playgrounds conducted in Wollongong

Wollongong City Council is improving 13 playgrounds to ensure they are a safe, accessible, and fun environment for Council’s younger community members. The plans are in line with…

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Feb 19, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation / Surfaces /


Hobart’s Fern Tree Park receives $2 million makeover with natural playground

A tiny park in  Fern Tree - an outlying suburb of Hobart -that once hosted summer strawberry festivals and has been a gateway for visitors wishing to explore Wellington Park for more…

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Feb 16, 2021 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Auckland Council encouraged by community Kauri compliance

Auckland Council is encouraged by the community’s compliant response to their request for taking more care of kauri forests, This summer has seen non-compliant behaviour trending…

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Feb 16, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


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Felton Industries is Australia’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of quality outdoor furniture and has been supplying premium seating solutions for all sporting, commercial, community…

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Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…

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