Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Glebe Island Expo gets planning approval

Glebe Island Expo gets planning approval
May 11, 2013

Infrastructure NSW has welcomed planning approval for the temporary exhibition venue at Glebe Island, which will host events during the construction of new, world-class facilities close to Sydney's Darling Harbour from late 2013 to late 2016.

Project Director Tim Parker said planning approval for Glebe Island Expo from the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure was another step forward for the project.

Parker explained "this allows us to finalise arrangements for the contract to build, operate and remove the facility.

"We are working to do this as soon as possible, so we can provide certainty to the events industry and confirm a number of provisional bookings at Glebe Island Expo.

"The new facility will be a fully-enclosed marquee-style structure. Creating a high-quality temporary venue at Glebe Island is part of a city-wide solution to ensure Sydney remains number one for the important major events industry during the construction work at Darling Harbour."

It is expected Glebe Island Expo will operate for major events on around 120 days each year. Infrastructure NSW is placing a high priority on minimising traffic impacts and providing public transport to the site - an approach reinforced in the conditions of approval for the project.

Regular shuttle bus services from the CBD and ferry services from Darling Harbour will run on event days, and a transport management plan will be in place for each event.

3rd December 2012 - TENDERS SUBMITTED FOR GLEBE ISLAND EXPO

18th September 2012 - GLEBE ISLAND TO BECOME INTERIM SYDNEY EXHIBITION VENUE


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

Ecoline

Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…

read more

Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism

 
 

REGUPOL

Regupol Australia Pty Ltd offers a comprehensive range of recycled rubber fitness and leisure flooring surfaces. Their range of products include everroll rubber flooring, Regupol elastic…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Safety / Surfaces

 
 

Clubware

Clubware’s online gym software is not your run of the mill management system. It has been carefully designed to incorporate all the elements that a fitness club would need. How did we do that?…

read more

Access / Billing / Fitness / Recreation

 
 

Rae-Line

Sports Padding At Rae-Line we manufacture high quality sports padding, gym mats, foam mats and protective padding, suitable for a range of different facilities. Our sports padding is…

read more

Attractions / Fitness / Recreation / Safety / Sport

 
 

SOLARWISE NSW DOLPHIN TECH

Solarwise NSW / Dolphin Tech were the first and are the largest Dolphin dealer in NSW with a full service facility and full range of spare parts "on the shelf". We also provide on site…

read more

Aquatics / Venues

 
 

Perfect Gym

Perfect Gym Solutions is a software as a service (SaaS) solution purpose-built to service the fitness industry, with over 1000 clients servicing over 2 million gym members across 40 countries making…

read more

Access / Fitness / Marketing / Recreation / Technology

 
 

LES MILLS ASIA PACIFIC

Les Mills Asia Pacific Les Mills Asia Pacific (LMAP) have been setting the benchmark for providing professional fitness solutions across Australia and South East Asia since 1996. Our world renowned…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Otium Planning Group

Otium Planning Group is a contemporary sport and leisure consultancy providing services in planning, facility development, management and funding for the sport, recreation and leisure industries…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business