News: Play

Former Western Australian open-cut mine transformed into recreational tourism destination

Lake Kepwari formerly an open-cut coalmine in Collie - a town in the south west region of Western Australia - has been transformed into a water-based tourism hub, featuring areas for…

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Dec 14, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Tourism /


Shoalhaven prepared for summer season with installations of new playground, picnic shelters and seating

Shoalhaven City Council has recently replaced the playground at Mick Ryan Reserve, Milton while also installing picnic shelters and seating at four locations in time for the Summer holiday…

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Dec 11, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Six-hectare mountain bike park opens in Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Sydney’s Northern Beaches Council has opened its $2 million Bare Creek mountain bike park in Belrose featuring 1.6 kilometres of downhill bike trails, flow trails, skills and dirt…

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Dec 11, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


New playground and outdoor fitness station unveiled in Shoalhaven

Today’s official opening by Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley of the new Moona Moona Creek Playground at Huskisson follows Council’s unveiling of the new outdoor exercise station…

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Dec 7, 2020 Fitness / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Penrith Council upgrades Ironbark Reserve Playspace 

Penrith City Council has recently upgraded the Ironbark Reserve Playspace installing a whirly gig spinner, frog rocker and birds nest swing alongside extensive landscaping, a picnic…

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Dec 2, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Penrith Council delivers more contemporary and inclusive playspace at The Carriageway

Joint funding from Penrith City Council and the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play Grant Scheme has made possible a recent upgrade to The Carriageway in Glenmore Park…

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Nov 29, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Ongoing improvements to facilities at Sydney’s Fairfield Showground

The redevelopment of the Fairfield Showground in western Sydney is moving forward with its new multipurpose amenities building now open and construction set to start on a new $10 million…

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Nov 27, 2020 Events / Parks / Play / Sport / Venues /


Hanmer Springs opens new water playground

A new water playground, AquaPlay, has been opened in the Canterbury resort town of Hanmer Springs. Opened by students from Kaiapoi's teen parent unit Karanga Mai and their children…

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Nov 25, 2020 Aquatics / Play / Recreation / Wellness /


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