At EventPro Software, we are proudly different from our industry competitors. We have a development-driven culture and 20 years’ experience in event, venue, and catering management software,…read more
Tasmanian Government acknowledges Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens’ volunteers
As the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens bicentenary draws to a close, the Tasmanian Government recognises the extraordinary contribution of volunteers to the years’ celebrations.
The Gardens rely on the passion and commitment of around 125 active volunteers who contribute around 15,000 hours of their time to ensure the health and vitality of Australia’s second oldest botanic gardens.
There has been a record visitation of over 507,000 people to the Gardens during the bicentennial celebrations, thanks to the support of hardworking volunteers and efforts of staff to deliver a first-class program of events and projects.
As a final commemoration of the bicentenary, a Ginko Biloba, commonly known as the Maidenhair Tree, donated by the Friends of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, was planted on Monday.
The Ginko Biloba is one of the world’s most ancient tree species, with origins in China and fossil records providing evidence of its existence more than 200 million years ago.
This species is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and can live in excess of 1,000 years.
The tree has been selected to mark the bicentenary for its longevity and botanical significance.
“On behalf of all Tasmanians, I sincerely thank the volunteers for their contribution. We can be very proud of our Gardens and the contribution these volunteers have made to it over the past 200 years,” said Premier of Tasmania Will Hodgman.
25th January 2019 - Plan for Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens to attract more visitors
24th October 2018 - Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney deliver $140 million to NSW economy
10th April 2018 - Prince Edward helps Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens mark bicentenary
19th March 2018 - Brisbane Botanical Gardens to be home to new memorial for fallen police
2nd July 2015 - Volunteers contribute 743 million hours to the community
21st August 2014 - Volunteers the backbone of Australian sport
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.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Founded in 1961, Myrtha Pools® quickly became Italy’s première swimming pool company, and has since grown into one of the world's leading swimming pool construction…read more
Lander & Rogers' Sports Business Group is the leading sports law practice in Australia, representing over 150 national and international sporting bodies. Our clients include international…read more
Centaman has been a market leader in Enterprise Software Solutions for the leisure and recreation industry and both profit and not-for-profit attractions since 1991. It offers a wide range of software…read more
Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…read more
Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…read more
HYPOXI® is one of Europe’s most successful health and weight loss studio concepts. It’s the first weight loss technology to incorporate exercise with advanced vacuum and…read more
Principal Consultant Simon Weatherill has spent the last 20 years developing the world renowned Melbourne Sports Hub, as former Chief Executive Officer of the State Sports Centres Trust…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!