News: Parks

PLA 2019 Conference a forum for sharing of ideas and learnings

Looking forward to its upcoming 2019 National Conference in Perth, Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) is to focus on the importance of linking parks, open spaces and facilities to health,…

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Oct 8, 2019 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Open space and cultural projects aim to transform Saudi Arabian capital

Saudi Arabia's Royal Commission for Riyadh City is investing in four major projects worth US$23 billion that aim to transform and enhance the lives of the seven million residents…

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Oct 6, 2019 Arts / Events / Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


Redeveloped athletics track at Goldsworthy Reserve set for official opening

Athletes in Geelong’s northern suburbs now have access to a new state-of-the-art facility at Goldsworthy Reserve in Corio following a $1.3 million upgrade of the reserve’s…

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Oct 4, 2019 Parks / Sport / Surfaces /


Thieves return to remove more copper wire from floodlights at Shoalhaven AFL field

Following the recent theft of copper wiring from floodlights and illuminators at the Thompson Street Complex, Sussex Inlet Sports Field and Vincentia Sports field last month, Shoalhaven…

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Oct 2, 2019 Parks / Sport / Venues /


New parkland opens in Sydney’s west

Ismay Reserve, a new 2.5 hectare park at Powells Creek, opened today transforming an unused corridor in Sydney’s west into a new recreation and green space for the local…

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Sep 28, 2019 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Myponga Reservoir receives 10,000th visitor

The Myponga Reservoir, located about 60 kilometres south of Adelaide, yesterday received its 10,000th visitor since it was first opened for recreational access in April…

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Sep 26, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Thieves remove copper wiring from floodlights at Shoalhaven sports fields

Shoalhaven City Council has advised of recent vandalism at three of its sports fields, with thieves removing copper wiring from floodlights and illuminators at the Thompson Street Complex,…

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Sep 23, 2019 Legal / Parks / Safety / Sport /


Installation commences on $24 million Kalbarri Skywalk

Western Australia’s $24 million Kalbarri Skywalk project has begun taking shape with the installation of two spectacular cantilevered walkways offering views over the Murchison River…

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Sep 23, 2019 Attractions / Design / Environment / Parks / Tourism /


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