News: Recreation

Adelaide’s second major metropolitan national park soon to be realised

Glenthorne National Park is one step closer to becoming a reality with the official transfer of land being signed, as well as the recent unveiling of the draft master plan. The Glenthorne…

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Oct 30, 2019 Parks / Recreation /


Sport Australia and Parks and Leisure Australia agree partnership

The final day of the 2019 Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) National Conference in Perth has seen Sport Australia Chief Executive Kate Palmer and PLA President Paul Jane sign a partnership…

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Oct 29, 2019 Parks / Recreation / Sport /


Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens Zoo and Aviary upgrade progresses

The Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens Zoo and Aviary upgrade as part of Council’s $900,000 Entwine project is underway. The project is aimed at strengthening the connection between the…

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Oct 29, 2019 Attractions / Parks / Recreation /


Southern Grampians Shire Council commences second year of free outdoor pool operations

Southern Grampians Shire Council has announced that their 2019-2020 swim season with free outdoor pool entry, will officially commence this Saturday 2nd November with pools in Penshurst,…

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Oct 29, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation /


Kate Palmer to step down from Sport Australia Chief Executive role

Kate Palmer, Chief Executive of Sport Australia since 2017, is to step down from the role, not seeking  to renew her contract when it expires on 31st January next year. A joint…

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Oct 28, 2019 Government / Recreation / Sport /


Parks and recreation professionals make great career choice in delivering ‘joy’

Professionals who work in parks and recreation have made a “great career choice” as they deliver “joy” to children and the wider population with the facilities they…

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Oct 28, 2019 Parks / Recreation / Sport / Wellness /


Otium Planning Group and Parkdale Amber combine to deliver events strategy partnership

Leading facility development consultancy the Otium Planning Group Pty Ltd has announced a collaborative partnership with multi-sport, e-sport and recreational projects managers Parkdale…

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Oct 28, 2019 Aquatics / Consultants / Events / Recreation / Sport /


Inner West Council adopts far-ranging new tree policy

Sydney's Inner West Council has adopted a new and ambitious tree canopy policy which includes the doubling of the tree planting budget and the establishment of a dial-a-tree service for…

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Oct 28, 2019 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


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