News: Safety

Clark Kirby explains his drive to ‘challenge everything’ within Village Roadshow Theme Parks

Clark Kirby, Chief Executive and Executive Chairman of Village Roadshow Theme Parks, has explained how he has “challenged everything” within the Gold Coast-based theme park…

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May 22, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Finance / Marketing / Safety /

 
 

Federal Government won’t deliver on APOLA funding plea to reduce drownings

Australia’s leading professional ocean safety organisation has been told by the Federal Government that, despite ongoing funding commitments to volunteer lifesavers, there will be no…

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May 22, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Finance / Government / Safety /

 
 

Shane McGrath takes on AALARA Presidency at successful conference

Shane McGrath, Senior Manager - Operations and Product Management at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, has been named President of the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association…

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May 22, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /

 
 

Porirua City Council’s Dash Swim School introduces SwimDesk software

Porirua City Council’s Dash Swim School has become the latest aquatic facility to implement SwimDesk software, and the first swim school in the Wellington region to introduce the…

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May 20, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /

 
 

Incident on Darwin show ride leaves two people injured and children stuck

A woman and her son have been taken to hospital with minor injuries after a carnival ride accident at the Freds Pass Show in the Northern Territory. One of the arms of the Octopus Ride…

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May 19, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Safety /

 
 

Investigation underway as fire destroys clubhouse at Orange golf club

The club house at the Wentworth Golf Club in Orange has been destroyed by fire, with emergency services having responded to reports of a fire at the Ploughmans Lane site in the early hours…

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May 18, 2019 Golf / Safety / Sport /

 
 

IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 offers Expanded Education Conference and Learning Opportunities

IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 participants can take part in an expanded education conference held in Shanghai, China, 11th-14th June, that includes more than 10 general education sessions covering a…

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May 17, 2019 Attractions / Education / Events / Marketing / Safety /

 
 

New safety rules for Queensland theme parks and attractions now in force

Amusement rides and theme parks in Queensland are now subject to tougher safety regulations that will require regulations will require major inspections of rides by qualified engineers…

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May 17, 2019 Attractions / Government / Legal / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

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