News: Recreation

Report asks if Australian tourism industry can be insured?

Ongoing issues with business insurance, particularly in the activity, attractions and tourism sectors, have led an insurance industry publication to ask ‘Can the Australian tourism…

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Jan 26, 2021 Attractions / Insurance / Recreation / Tourism /


Mornington Peninsula Shire’s Yawa Aquatic Centre reveals brand and website

With the new facility scheduled to open in April, Mornington Peninsula Shire has revealed the official branding and website for the new $47.5 million Yawa Aquatic Centre. With the word…

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Jan 26, 2021 Aquatics / Marketing / Recreation / Technology /


Australia’s Fitness and Recreation Industry Technology Summit to return as an in-person event in July

Australia’s only Technology Summit for the Fitness and Recreation Industry is to return as a face-to-face event on 21st and 22nd July in Sydney. Cancelled last year because of the…

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Jan 25, 2021 Fitness / Recreation / Technology /


Visitors to Christchurch City Council public facilities reminded to scan in

Visitors to Christchurch City Council’s public facilities are being reminded to use the New Zealand COVID-19 tracer app to scan in every time they visit. Council is advising…

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Jan 25, 2021 Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /


Victorian Government backs 13 new pocket parks in Melbourne’s suburbs

The Victorian Government has announced an expansion of open green space across Melbourne’s suburbs with a $15 million investment in 13 new pocket parks and five off leash dog parks.…

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Jan 25, 2021 Parks / Recreation / Wellness /


Surf Life Saving Australia warns drowning deaths more likely on public holidays

Ahead of Australia Day, Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) are urging all beachgoers to swim safely at patrolled beaches highlighting that recent statistics show drowning deaths to be 2.4…

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Jan 25, 2021 Aquatics / Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Construction commences on Adelaide City Skate Park

Construction has commenced on the new skate facility in Adelaide, being integrated into Gladys Elphick Park / Narnungga. Located on the corner of West Terrace and Glover Avenue, the new…

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Jan 25, 2021 Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Documentary looks to celebrate heritage of the ocean pools of Sydney’s Northern Beaches

A documentary celebrating the heritage and culture of the rock pools of Sydney's Northern Beaches is currently being filmed and edited. Filmmaker Tikky Hes, of Manly’s Hes…

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Jan 24, 2021 Aquatics / Culture / Recreation /


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Summit Fitness

Summit Fitness Equipment is now part of NovoFit - see

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Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness


Tim Batt Water Solutions

Tim Batt Water Solutions are at the very forefront of the commercial aquatic business in Australia, with over 30 years specific experience supplying and installing chemical control and dosing…

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Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Technology / Venues



SPORTENG specialises in the Planning, Design and Construction inspection of Fields of Play for all sports. Blending engineering with the specialist knowledge gained from working closely with sport…

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Our team believes floors should be beautiful, comfortable, and engineered for safety, even when wet. Life Floor tiles meet six unique performance based standards: slip-resistance, impact absorption,…

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