News: Play

Parks and Leisure Australia becomes 300th Nature for All movement signatory

Parks and Leisure Australia has just become the 300th signatory to the Nature for All movement. A global movement to inspire love of nature, Nature for All is founded on the knowledge that…

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Nov 3, 2018 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Ballinger Sports Fields complete major LED lighting upgrade

The Sunshine Coast Council has unveiled a major lighting upgrade at the Ballinger Sports Fields which will brighten next season’s games and training sessions for the Buderim…

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Oct 31, 2018 Environment / Government / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Bendigo’s Gurri Wanyarra Wellness Centre gets official opening

Bendigo’s new $32.2 million aquatic, recreation and wellness facility, the Gurri Wanyarra Wellness Centre is being officially opened this weekend. The new facility features a 50…

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Oct 27, 2018 Aquatics / Fitness / Play / Recreation / 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 /


New aquatic playground to open at Symbio Wildlife Park

The Symbio Wildlife Park near Wollongong is set to open a new aquatic playground for the summer. Due for completion in November, the Symbio Splash Park and children’s playground as…

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Oct 23, 2018 Attractions / Play / Waterparks /


Centennial Parklands secures multiple awards at International Parks and Leisure Congress

Having gained nine awards in the last year and a National Heritage Listing, Sydney’s Centennial Park, has just won three more prestigious awards at this week’s International…

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Oct 19, 2018 Environment / Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Gold Coast City Council announces new planning guidance for parks and outdoor play spaces

The City of Gold Coast has announced that it plans to take parks planning to the “next level” with the endorsement of tighter design parameters for playground equipment and park…

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Oct 19, 2018 Access / Parks / Play / Recreation / Safety /


New Sovereign Hill play space to open in celebration of National Children’s Week

Sovereign Hill is to celebrate National Children’s Week by opening its new $1.7 million play space. The Play Space is an all-new adventure land for children up to eight years old.…

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Oct 19, 2018 Attractions / Entertainment / Play / Tourism /


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