News: Venues

Privacy Commissioner questions use of facial recognition technology at Queensland stadiums

Queensland’s Privacy Commissioner has been reported as questioning Stadiums Queensland’s trialling of facial recognition software on sports fans and concertgoers at its venues.…

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Jun 5, 2019 Events / Legal / Security / Technology / Venues /


Fluidra Skypools to be used for new Indonesian aquatic centre

Two competition pools will be constructed by Fluidra at the Sentani Aquatic Arena in the Indonesia province of Papua using Skypool panels. The venue is due to host the aquatic competitions…

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Jun 5, 2019 Aquatics / Sport / Technology / Venues /


EventBooking appoints new Asia Pacific Sales Director

EventBooking, the cloud-based venue software company that serves over 1,000 clients worldwide, has appointed event software expert, Melanie Taylor, as their Asia Pacific Sales…

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Jun 4, 2019 Events / Technology / Venues /


New app offers virtual view of North Queensland Stadium

With the new 25,000 seat multi-purpose North Queensland (NQ) Stadium steadily progressing towards completion, a new app for the venue has been released on the Apple App Store and Google…

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Jun 4, 2019 Sport / Technology / Venues /


Logan City Council secures Roller Derby tournaments

Three days of Roller Derby action will be held at Mount Warren Park Sports Centre for the Royal Rumble Roller Derby Tournament 2019. The tournament, from 8th to 10th June will be the first…

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Jun 4, 2019 Events / Sport / Venues /


Undeterred by declining numbers for Shanghai fixture, AFL looks to expand presence in China

While crowd numbers were down for the AFL’s annual fixture in Shanghai compared to previous year’s, the AFL is set to open an office in China as part of its ongoing plans to…

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Jun 4, 2019 Events / Marketing / Sport / Venues /


Queensland Government commits $35 million to the Gabba, secures first Ashes test of 2021

A $35 million commitment by the Queensland Government to upgrade Brisbane's the Gabba has been rewarded with the venue to host the first test of the 2021 Ashes series. Cricket…

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Jun 3, 2019 Events / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne’s Capitol Theatre re-opens following $18 million revitalisation project

The spectacular geometric ceiling of Melbourne’s famed Capitol Theatre is set to shine again following the RMIT University-owned theatre having undergone a three-year $18 million…

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Jun 3, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Tourism /


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