News: Zoos

Google introduces Things to do feature

In a development having major implications for attractions bookings as well as many types of ticket sales, the phasing out of its ‘Reserve with Google’ (RwG) function by search…

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Feb 14, 2022 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Entertainment / Marketing / Technology / Tourism /


New Australian Platypus Conservation Centre to be built at Healesville Sanctuary

The Victorian Government has announced funding of $5 million to build a state-of-the-art Australian Platypus Conservation Centre at Zoos Victoria’s Healesville Sanctuary, to ensure…

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Feb 13, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium releases rescued green sea turtle back into the wild

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium has released “Lizzie”, the rescue green sea turtle, back into the wild in Sydney’s south after nearly doubling her weight during rehabilitation…

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Feb 12, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Reptiles at Werribee Open Range Zoo treated to renovated enrichment space

Zoos Victoria advise that reptiles at Werribee Open Range Zoo have been exploring a newly renovated enrichment space - The Snake Exploratorium - akin to 5-star luxury accommodation. The…

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Feb 11, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


Victoria celebrates tourism excellence and resilience at latest industry awards

Victoria’s tourism and events industry has come together to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of individuals, businesses and the industry as a whole in navigating two years of…

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Feb 11, 2022 Attractions / Environment / Marketing / Tourism / Zoos /


Zoos SA announce Kangaroo Island Dunnart is persisting post bushfires

After the discovery of a female Kangaroo Island dunnart and her pouch full of babies, Zoos SA has announced that two years on from the bushfires, a further six healthy dunnarts have been…

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Feb 10, 2022 Education / Environment / Zoos /


Construction progresses on Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new Wildlife Hospital

The construction of the main building for the $14 million Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s new Wildlife Hospital is now well underway with Taronga Western Plains Zoo Director, Steve…

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Feb 8, 2022 Attractions / Education / Environment / Zoos /


2021 NSW Tourism Awards winners announced

The outstanding strength, resilience and achievements of the NSW tourism industry has been honoured and celebrated at the 2021 NSW Tourism Awards. Supported by the NSW Government through…

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Feb 8, 2022 Attractions / Events / Marketing / Tourism / Zoos /


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