News: Recreation

Man dies and woman injured after 10-metre fall from Far North Queensland zipline

A man has died and a woman has been injured in an accident at a zipline park in the Daintree rainforest in Far North Queensland. The woman, aged in her 40s, has been flown to the Cairns…

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Oct 22, 2019 Attractions / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Christchurch Coastal Pathway nears completion

Christchurch is 780 metres closer to having a Coastal Pathway that stretches all the way from Ferrymead Bridge through to Scarborough. After a 12-month construction project, contractors…

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Oct 22, 2019 Environment / Recreation /


Tasmanian planning tribunal approves Lake Malbena ecotourism development

A controversial helicopter-accessed standing camp proposed for the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) will go ahead after the state's planning tribunal overturned Central…

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Oct 21, 2019 Environment / Recreation / Tourism /


Outdoor leadership excellence recognised at 2019 NZOIA Awards

A man who has climbed 10 of New Zealand’s highest peaks, a dedicated outdoor instructor who has been known to dress as a pirate and a guide with a passion for marine life were among…

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Oct 21, 2019 Marketing / Recreation / Safety /


Greater Shepparton City Council invites input to long term Master Plan for the Tatura Sports Precinct

Greater Shepparton City Council is calling for those with an interest in the development of the Tatura Sports, Events and Community Precinct Master Plan to have their say on the future of…

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Oct 21, 2019 Recreation / Sport /


NRL introduces new junior participation program

The success of junior participation programs in other Australian sporting codes has motivated the NRL look at new grassroots initiatives with aim of nurturing the next generation of league…

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Oct 20, 2019 Recreation / Sport /


Northland Regional Council backs Mangawhai sports facilities

Skateboarders using the Mangawhai Activity Zone (MAZ) will benefit from a $500,000 installment in a series of regional sporting initiative grants from the Northland Regional Council. The…

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Oct 19, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Western Australian Government to lift junior drag racing ban

Advising that “significant safety improvements have been put in place” for the sport, the Western Australian Government is to lift its suspension of junior drag racing imposed…

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Oct 19, 2019 Legal / Recreation / Safety / Sport / Venues /


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