News: Parks

Phillip Island Little Penguin Parade celebrates 100 Year Milestone

Phillip Island Nature Park and the very popular little penguins − were put on the map as a must-see experience 100 years ago. Locals began gathering casually on the Summerland…

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Nov 30, 2021 Attractions / Environment / Parks / Tourism /


Decade-long campaign sees Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert declared Australia’s largest national park

Following a decade-long campaign to protect the area from exploration by fossil fuel companies, the Munga-Thirri-Simpson desert has been declared Australia’s largest ever national…

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Nov 30, 2021 Environment / Government / Parks /


Parks and Leisure Australia recognise Nick Cox for long term support

Celebrating the achievements of the parks and recreation industry, Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) has announced its 2021 Awards of Excellence winners, with Belgravia Leisure Chief…

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Nov 26, 2021 Aquatics / Marketing / Parks / Play / Recreation /


New play attraction to spiral above Gold Coast’s Broadwater Parklands

As part of a $5 million upgrade to replace existing play equipment in the northern precinct of the Broadwater Parklands, a new play attraction will feature a four-level spiral tower to…

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Nov 25, 2021 Design / Parks / Play / Recreation /


Fremantle’s Walyalup Koort playground inspired by industrial and maritime heritage

Fremantle’s colourful new Walyalup Koort playground will officially open on Friday with the playground having been inspired by Fremantle’s industrial and maritime heritage and…

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Nov 25, 2021 Parks / Play / Recreation /


Newcastle trials new sustainable technology for the city’s raingardens

The City of Newcastle is trialling new sustainable technology to maintain the health of the city’s garden beds with the technology aimed at improving cleanliness of stormwater runoff…

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Nov 24, 2021 Environment / Parks / Technology /


Innovative use of green reserve delivers new outdoor pop-up summer venue for Sydney

As a direct response to the COVID restrictions affecting the live music and events industries in NSW, Australian live music industry stalwarts Architects of Entertainment have today…

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Nov 24, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Parks / Venues /


Christchurch community encouraged to explore parks and walking trails not previously visited

With this week being New Zealand’s national - 'Get Outdoors Week' - Christchurch City Council is encouraging its community to explore parks and trails beyond their…

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Nov 23, 2021 Environment / Parks / Recreation /


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