News: Venues

NSW showgrounds get funding boost for safety upgrades

Almost 30 showgrounds across NSW are getting safety upgrades thanks to a $35 million funding pool from the NSW Government after an extra $25 million was announced as part of the state…

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May 18, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


AFL to proceed with upgrade plan for Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium

Despite financial uncertainty resulting from the Coronavirus crisis, the AFL is to proceed with the $225 million overhaul of Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium into what League Chief…

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May 18, 2020 Design / Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


South Korean football club FC Seoul apologises for ‘sex dolls’ in their stadium

Officials from South Korean football club FC Seoul have apologised for using sex dolls to simulate the presence of fans at their otherwise empty stadium during a K League club match on…

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May 18, 2020 Marketing / Sport / Venues / Wellness /


Tasmanian Government recognises volunteers during 2020 National Volunteer Week

During National Volunteer Week (which runs from 18th-24th May), the Tasmanian Government acknowledges the important contribution Tasmania’s skilled and hardworking volunteers make in…

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May 18, 2020 Culture / Environment / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


MPower MSL announces partnership with EPOS and mobile payment software supplier Kappture

MPower MSL has today announced a five year strategic partnership with Kappture, a leading supplier of electronic point of sale (EPOS) and mobile payment software that covers Australia, New…

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May 18, 2020 Billing / Hospitality / Sport / Venues /


New health products look to help facilities stay clean

The Visage Facility Health range of products from Queensland-based Visage Building Services, has been launched to help operators and managers enhance hygiene and improve patron safety in…

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May 18, 2020 Aquatics / Fitness / Safety / Venues / Wellness /


Ongoing Coronavirus restrictions lead to nationwide cancellations for Opera Australia

Opera Australia has announced a further round of cancellations due to the ongoing Coronavirus restrictions that will bring the total number of performances that it has either cancelled or…

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May 16, 2020 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues / Wellness /


Industry considers economics of post-Coronavirus reopening with limited numbers

The easing of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions by Federal and state governments means that a large range of activities and facilities can now restart operations, subject to numerical…

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May 15, 2020 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Fitness / Safety / Venues /


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