News: Recreation

First stage of Rockhampton riverbank revitalisation project completed

Rockhampton residents now have access to a new shared zone on the banks of the Fitzroy River following the recent completion and opening of the first stage of the Rockhampton Riverbank…

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Nov 23, 2017 Environment / Hospitality / Play / Recreation / Tourism /


Research shows aerobic exercise helps maintain brain health

A new Australian-led study has found that activities such as cycling and running can improve memory function and help maintain a healthy brain as people get older. In a first of its kind…

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Nov 22, 2017 Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /


Nowra Aquatic Park experiences massive visitor growth in two years since refurbishment

Two years on from its $10 million redevelopment, Shoalhaven City Council's Nowra Aquatic Park is proving to be a success with its growing number of patrons. Refurbishing a facility…

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Nov 22, 2017 Aquatics / Events / Recreation / Sport / Waterparks /


Construction underway at Western Australia’s first Clip ‘n Climb centre

Adventure leisure specialists The Highgate Group have started construction on the first Climb ‘n Climb Centre in Western Australia at the Aloha Surf House in the northern Perth…

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Nov 22, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Recreation /


Works set to begin on $23.8 million Mackay Sports Precinct

Work is set to begin on the first stage of the Mackay Sports Precinct project with a $23.8 million construction tender recently awarded to Paynter Dixon Queensland (PDQ). The company will…

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Nov 21, 2017 Aquatics / Recreation / Sport /


Federal Government releases new movement guidelines for children

The Australian Government has today released new movement guidelines to help parents and carers create healthy daily practices for babies and young children. With a major emphasis on…

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Nov 21, 2017 Government / Play / Recreation / Wellness /


PGA and Golf Australia announce joint venture

The Professional Golfers Association of Australia (PGA) and Golf Australia have announced the commencement of a new initiative to reduce duplication between the bodies and improve…

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Nov 21, 2017 Golf / Recreation /


Victorian Government offers more life-saving defibrillators for sports clubs

The Victorian Government has opened the fourth round of its Defibrillators for Sporting Clubs and Facilities Program, offering Victorian sports clubs another chance to apply for a new…

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Nov 21, 2017 Government / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


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SGL is an innovative and progressive lifestyle, leisure and community consulting practice, operated by Phillip Gray and active since 1988. SGL has undertaken an extensive range of sport,…

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Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation / Sport


The Retention People Australia

The Retention People (TRP) are the leading providers of Customer Experience Management (CEM) software and solutions to the leisure industry. We believe that business success comes from…

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Aquatics / Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / 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



NovoFit is an exciting and dynamic new company born from two of Australia’s leading commercial fitness equipment suppliers. NovoFit combines over 40 years of industry expertise,…

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Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology / Wellness


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