News: Recreation

CERM PI launches 2020 National Operational Benchmarking Survey

CERM Performance Indicators at the University of South Australia is inviting sport, aquatic and leisure centres to be part of its 2020 annual survey. Introducing the survey, Raylene…

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Sep 4, 2020 Aquatics / Fitness / Marketing / Recreation /


Living turf crucial for mitigating ‘urban heat island’ effects

The results of a two-year research project undertaken by Hort Innovation shows clear evidence of the benefits of living turf for mitigating the ‘urban heat island’ effect in…

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Sep 3, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Surfaces /


North Ryde Council approves major upgrades for Blenheim Park

Under a new masterplan endorsed by Sydney's North Ryde Council, Blenheim Park will be expanded and have a greater range of diverse and inclusive facilities to cater to the entire…

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Sep 3, 2020 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Kingston Council designates beaches and reserves as smoke-free zones

Kingston Council has designated all beaches, foreshore areas and reserves in Kingston - situated south east of Melbourne - as smoke-free zones, with the ban meaning fines for either…

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Sep 3, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


Work set to begin on construction of Batemans Bay Indoor Aquatic Centre

After close to 30 years of lobbying and community fundraising for a facility, work is set to begin on the construction of the of Batemans Bay’s new aquatic, arts and leisure centre.…

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Sep 3, 2020 Aquatics / Design / Entertainment / Recreation / Venues /


$5.2 million investment ensures safety across Sunshine Coast beaches

An annual report - Australian Lifeguard Service Beach Safety Report 2019-20 Year in Review - has revealed the impact of Sunshine Coast Council’s $5.2 million annual investment in…

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Sep 2, 2020 Environment / Finance / Recreation / Safety /


New campgrounds and walk trails under construction for Turquoise Coast

New campgrounds have opened along Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast with a new 27 kilometre walk trail in Lesueur National Park to be completed later this year. Managed by the…

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Sep 2, 2020 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Yamanto Central excited to have Rackley Swimming join their new Ipswich centre

The new Yamanto Central shopping mall in the Queensland city of Ipswich is excited to have Rackley Swimming join their centre as they look to offer a new type of retail environment. With…

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Sep 2, 2020 Aquatics / Recreation / Retail /


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