News: Recreation

Gold Coast’s Green Bridge connecting HOTA to Chevron Island opens

The Gold Coast’s Home of the Arts (HOTA) Green Bridge, a vital gateway between HOTA and Chevron Island has opened. The $19.5 million, five metre wide Green Bridge spans 130 metres…

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Feb 3, 2020 Arts / Culture / Design / Fitness / Parks /


Sports rorts scandal sees National deputy leader Bridget McKenzie resign from Government

Federal Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie has today quit Cabinet and resigned as deputy Nationals leader in the wake of her handling what has become known as the 'sports rorts'…

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Feb 2, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Attorney General defends Ministers’ powers as more details emerge of sports grants allocations

Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter has defended the “broad power” of ministers to direct their departments as he awaits advice about whether the former Federal Sports…

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Feb 1, 2020 Finance / Government / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Perth energises city spaces with basketball courts and imaginative activity areas

The City of Perth has turned an unused space on Wellington Street into an area of public amenity and vibrancy, with the new space between Barrack and Pier Streets including a three aside…

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Jan 31, 2020 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation / Sport /


Smoke-free areas allocated on Wollongong beaches

Smoke-free areas on Wollongong’s patrolled beaches between the red and yellow flags and within 50 metres of the flags will be in place from tomorrow (Saturday 1st February).…

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Jan 31, 2020 Education / Environment / Recreation / Wellness /


Gas bill shock triggers revolution in energy-efficient aquatic centre design

As councils struggle to cope with ever rising gas bills to heat and cool their aquatic centres, pressure is building to find cheaper and less carbon-intensive ways to keep these treasured…

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Jan 31, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Environment / Finance / Recreation /


Queensland Government plans for eco project west of the Gold Coast

Queensland Government plans for eco project west of the Gold Coast The Queensland Government has partnered with Spicer’s Retreat to build a large ecotourism project west of the Gold…

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Jan 31, 2020 Environment / Hospitality / Recreation / Tourism /


Echuca War Memorial Aquatic Centre works now complete

The Echuca War Memorial Aquatic Centre, located in Echuca northern Victoria, has reinstalled the solar panels on the centre’s roof with the pool heating systems now fully…

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Jan 30, 2020 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation /


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