News: Safety

Vietnam’s rescheduled Southeast Asian Games to be held in May 2022

Vietnam’s hosting of the 2021 Southeast Asian Games will now take place in May next year, with the exact dates for the multi-sport event to be confirmed once the Vietnam Organising…

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Oct 19, 2021 Events / Safety / Sport / Venues /


2021 Royal Hobart Show to proceed

The Royal Hobart Show will proceed this week, starting on Thursday this week as a result of the three-day lockdown in southern Tasmania. Set to celebrate 200 years of agricultural…

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Oct 18, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety / Venues /


Victorian Government’s COVID easing relaxes rule for pubs but keeps restrictions for gyms and sport facilities

With the state approaching an 80% double vaccination rate, the Victorian Government has advised of its latest easing of restrictions from 11:59pm on Thursday, which will allow up to 20…

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Oct 18, 2021 Fitness / Hospitality / Recreation / Safety / Venues /


Recruitment campaign launched for new Tasmanian Wilderness Rangers

A recruitment campaign has been launched by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service to employ rangers who will provide education and advice to walkers in some of the most remote multi-day…

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Oct 18, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Shark Warning System upgrade to boost safety for Western Australia beaches

Western Australia’s Shark Warning System is now automated to alert beachgoers to the presence of a tagged shark in the vicinity. Eight automated beachside towers, currently…

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Oct 18, 2021 Environment / Recreation / Safety / Technology /


New lifesaving technology installed at Manly’s Shelly Beach

New lifesaving technology - an Emergency Response Beacon (ERB) - was recently installed at the unpatrolled Shelly Beach in Manly for use in emergencies. Shelly Beach was identified as a…

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Oct 17, 2021 Aquatics / Environment / Recreation / Safety / Sport /


Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison corrects NSW plan to welcome back tourists to Sydney

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has blocked NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet’s plan for NSW “open to the world”. Aiming to accelerate the reopening of the NSW…

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Oct 16, 2021 ByNigel Benton Government / Safety / Tourism /


Uncertainty for events as Hobart and southern Tasmania enter snap three-day Covid lockdown

The Tasmanian Government has been compelled to reintroduce Coronavirus restrictions for Hobart and southern Tasmania from 6pm yesterday evening as a result of a COVID-19 infected man from…

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Oct 16, 2021 Attractions / Events / Government / Safety / Sport /


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