News: Recreation

Kim Ellis to leave Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and Centennial Park leadership role

Kim Ellis, Executive Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and Centennial Park, has been appointed Director of the Australian Antarctic Division. Ellis, who became Chief Executive…

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Dec 6, 2018 Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

New Zealand Government backs cycle tourism project in Northland

The New Zealand Government is investing $490,000 from the Provincial Growth Fund towards the final stage of the Waitangi Mountain Bike Park. Funding for the $2.1 million project has come…

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Dec 5, 2018 Recreation / Tourism /

 
 

Exciting New format announced for 2019 Mt Buller Bike Festival 

The revolutionary Shimano Bike Buller Festival enters its 11th year with a new 2-day format at Mt Buller’s internationally-recognised mountain bike destination from 9th to 10th March…

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Dec 3, 2018 Events / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Successful grant applicants announced for 2018 International Day of People with Disability

More than 50 events and activities across Western Australia have been supported by the State Government with grants of up to $1,000. The United Nations-sanctioned International Day of…

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Dec 3, 2018 Access / Culture / Events / Fitness / Recreation /

 
 

Improved opportunities for good health and wellbeing needed for Victorians with disability

Discrimination and exclusion is taking its toll on the health of Victorians with disability, with new VicHealth research released today highlighting significantly lower levels of physical…

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Dec 3, 2018 Fitness / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Wellness /

 
 

New Townsville youth park delivered in time for 2018 Christmas break

Better sports and recreation facilities will be available for young people in the Townsville community in the lead up to Christmas.   Member for Townsville Scott Stewart officially…

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Dec 2, 2018 Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Parkour bodies resist International Gymnastics Federation’s attempts to ‘usurp’ the sport

Parkour groups from around the world are fighting the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) in its bid to add the activity to its remit in time for Olympic inclusion in 2024.…

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Dec 1, 2018 Recreation / Sport /

 
 

Japanese inspired attraction caters to rising visitor numbers at Gardens by the Bay Singapore

Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay new outdoor attraction, Serene Garden, is a unique horticultural garden inspired by the minimalist concept of Japanese zen gardens. Created by Japanese…

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Dec 1, 2018 Attractions / Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

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