News: Venues

Fire at Auckland’s Sky City see thousands evacuated

A major fire at the construction site of the New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) saw thousands of people evacuated from central Auckland yesterday. The fire started just…

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Oct 23, 2019 Hospitality / Safety / Venues /


Townsville’s Civic Theatre reopens after flood damage repair

Townsville City Council has reopened its Civic Theatre which had been closed for repairs immediately following the unprecedented monsoon earlier this year. The theatre was severely…

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Oct 22, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


Study reveals multi-million dollar benefits of Bankwest Stadium

According to a report commissioned by City of Parramatta Council, Parramatta’s local economy gets a million-dollar boost every time an event is held at the new Bankwest Stadium.…

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Oct 22, 2019 Events / Tourism / Venues /


Work commences on Cameron Sporting Complex Stadium Redevelopment

Work has commenced on Victoria’s Wellington Shire Council $8.49 million Cameron Sporting Complex Stadium Redevelopment Project. Wellington Shire Council Mayor Alan Hall, along with…

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Oct 22, 2019 Sport / Venues /


Balmain Leagues Club and Wests Ashfield members vote to back merger of Clubs

Members of both Wests Ashfield and the Balmain Leagues Club have voted to endorse a historic merger of the two Clubs. The positive vote, taken at the end of last month, brings both sides…

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Oct 21, 2019 Sport / Venues /


Sydney retains hosting of NRL Grand Final until 2046

While conceding that playing at the Sydney Cricket Ground "is not a great experience", the NRL will nonetheless stage consecutive grand finals at the venue in 2020 and 2021.…

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Oct 20, 2019 Events / Sport / Venues /


ICC Sydney security team recognised with a national award

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has secured the Outstanding Security Team award at the Australian Security Industry Awards 2019 overnight, highlighting the world class…

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Oct 19, 2019 Events / Safety / Security / Venues /


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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