News: Parks

PLA cancels National Conference and all events

Parks and Leisure Australia has announced that it has cancelled its 2020 National Conference and all of its other planned events "due to the escalation of COVID-19". In…

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Apr 8, 2020 Events / Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Researchers sight first tuatara hatchlings at Orokonui Ecosanctuary

University of Otago researchers recently sighted two tuatara hatchlings at Orokonui Ecosanctuary - the first to be seen since adult tuatara were released in 2012 at the Ecosanctuary…

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Apr 8, 2020 Education / Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Parks and Wildlife Service ranger dies after shark attack off Queensland’s North West Island

A 23 year old man employed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service has died after being attacked by a shark off North West Island, the largest coral cay in Queensland’s…

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Apr 7, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Safety /


Sunshine Coast Council gives ‘final warning’ on need to avoid crowding in parks and on beaches

Amid concerns about people ignoring advice to stay at home and to avoid crowding and gathering in groups - even when exercising - Sunshine Coast Council has reminded residents of the need…

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Apr 7, 2020 Fitness / Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation /


Popular Gold Coast beaches to be closed after Coronavirus rules ignored

The Gold Coast City Council has announced that it will take the extraordinary step of closing popular local beaches at The Spit, Surfers Paradise and Coolangatta after thousands of people…

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Apr 7, 2020 Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


Christchurch Council releases video on park safety during COVID-19

Christchurch City Council are keen for everyone to be able to enjoy their parks safely and as such has released a video highlighting what is required by Council park visitors during…

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Apr 6, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety /


Bayside City Council undertakes coastal protection works

Bayside City Council is undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve…

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Apr 6, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Safety /


Dr Paul Grimes to coordinate NSW Environment Energy and Science

Dr Paul Grimes has been appointed by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) to the role of Coordinator General Environment, Energy and Science after an extensive…

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Apr 6, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


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