News: Zoos

Future secured for Dolphin Discovery Centre with $1.5 million funding

The Western Australian Government has announced a $1.5 million funding package to secure the long-term future of the Dolphin Discovery Centre, after the popular Bunbury tourist attraction…

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Apr 15, 2024 Attractions / Finance / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

New report shows leading travel brands to be complicit in Taiji dolphin hunts

A new report has called for urgent policy action after exposing the tourism industry’s involvement in the Taiji dolphin hunts, notorious for the slaughter of hundreds of dolphins…

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Apr 12, 2024 Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Input invited on new Territory Wildlife Park strategic plan

Territorians are being invited to offer input on the future direction of the Territory Wildlife Park to help improve the popular attraction. As part of the Northern Territory…

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Apr 10, 2024 Attractions / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Flooding causes closure of Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

The East Coast of Australia is currently being impacted by heavy rainfall from Queensland to New South Wales with the extreme weather causing intense flooding to the Byron Bay Wildlife…

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Apr 5, 2024 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /

 
 

Function room and accommodation plans revealed for Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has unveiled plans for a $24 million redevelopment that includes a new function room, restaurant and accommodation. The plans submitted to Dubbo Regional…

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Apr 2, 2024 Events / Hospitality / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

Future of Taranaki’s Brooklands Zoo under review

One of the main topics in the New Plymouth District Council’s $4 billion, 10-year draft plan is the future of Brooklands Zoo. The zoo, which opened in 1965, needs a $9 million…

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Mar 28, 2024 Finance / Venues / Zoos /

 
 

Ecologists find rare marsupial at threatened ecological site in Western Australia

The rare marsupial Woolley’s False Antechinus has been spotted on night cameras at Hughes Block in the northern wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Consultant ecologists Dr Nic…

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Mar 27, 2024 Environment / Parks / Zoos /

 
 

Merlin Entertainments announces record revenues as transformational strategy takes hold

Merlin Entertainments, the global leader in branded entertainment destinations, has today reported record revenues for the 2023 financial year, driven, it says, by strong performance in…

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Mar 25, 2024 Attractions / Entertainment / Tourism / Zoos /

 
 

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Advanced Aquarium Technologies (AAT) is a world leader in the design, construction, and operation of landmark public aquariums. Led from Queensland, AAT has delivered aquarium projects in over 25…

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