News: Venues

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with preparations for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Despite concerns about extreme heat, managing costs and accommodation shortages, with one year to go until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Games, organisers of the Tokyo 2020…

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Jul 25, 2019 Events / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium to host UFC 243

Having hosted the record-breaking UFC 193 in 2015, Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium is to host UFC 243: Whittaker vs Adesanya in October. The former Etihad Stadium hosted what was then the…

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Jul 25, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /


Lockout laws have devastating impact on Sydney’s night time economy

Since the NSW Government's introduction of lockout laws in 2014, new data from the City of Sydney has today revealed almost 500,000 fewer people under the age of 35 are visiting the…

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Jul 24, 2019 Access / Arts / Culture / Entertainment / Hospitality /


Eden Park partners with Airbnb to launch stadium glamping

Eden Park has partnered with Airbnb to give sports fans two state-of-the-art glamping domes so they can experience Eden Park’s playing fields as “home”. Available to be…

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Jul 24, 2019 Hospitality / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


Australia to send largest ever team to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today marked the one-year countdown to the 2020 Olympics, announcing that it will to send its largest ever team to the Tokyo Games. While the…

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Jul 24, 2019 Events / Finance / Sport / Venues /


Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse to undergo $300 million redevelopment

Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse is to undergo a $300 million redevelopment, which will include the addition of a new grandstand, a second race track and a new spectator entrance, as…

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Jul 23, 2019 Entertainment / Sport / Venues /


Report shows value of New Zealand’s creative spaces

A new report, Understanding the Value of Creative Spaces, has presented key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, providing decision-makers and agencies with…

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Jul 23, 2019 Arts / Culture / Venues /


Queensland Government to create taskforce to determine cost of 2032 Olympics hosting

The Queensland Government has announced the creation of a taskforce that will assess the cost and logistics of a South East Queensland bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. To…

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Jul 23, 2019 Finance / Government / Sport / Venues /


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