News: Recreation

Royal Life Saving and NSC unveil scholarship opportunity for future leaders

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia and the organisers of the National Sports and Physical Activity Convention (NSC) have announced a unique scholarship opportunity for up-and-coming…

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May 14, 2024 Aquatics / Events / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Y Australia names Alexandra Ash as interim Chief Executive

The Y Australia has announced the appointment of Alexandra Ash as its interim Chief Executive, replacing former postholder Tal Karp who left the body in February. Ash, who was recently…

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May 14, 2024 Aquatics / Fitness / Recreation /


Brisbane’s South Bank masterplan delivers long-term vision for popular precinct

For more than 30 years, South Bank Parklands has been Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination, visited by around 14 million people every year. The masterplan for…

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May 14, 2024 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Venues /


Alpine Shire Council releases draft Sports and Active Recreation Master Plans for community input

Alpine Shire Council has released draft Schematic Drawings for its Sports and Active Recreation Master Plans, inviting community feedback. The draft Schematic Drawings include proposals…

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May 14, 2024 Parks / Recreation / Sport /


More than 2000 people evacuated from Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre as a result of roof fire

More than 2500 people, including children competing in a swimming carnival, have been evacuated from the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre after solar panels on its roof caught fire. Six…

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May 13, 2024 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /


City of Wollongong shares statistics from past swim season

The City of Wollongong has shared some statistics from their past swim season including Council Lifeguards and Surf Life Saving Volunteers having spent a total of 218 days on the sand -…

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May 13, 2024 Aquatics / Education / Environment / Recreation / Safety /


Bayside Council opens $52 million upgrade of Barton Park

Sydney’s Bayside Council has officially opened its Barton Park precinct following a $51.7 million upgrade which saw the historic sporting precinct - the one home of St George FC of…

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May 13, 2024 Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Diverse play among themed focus groups for community to join to shape Ballarat’s Open Space Strategy

The City of Ballarat is inviting the community to register for a specific focus group to help shape the development of the Open Space Strategy. Among the specific focus groups are…

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May 13, 2024 Environment / Parks / Play / Recreation /


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