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  1. Dreamworld pleads guilty over Thunder River Rapids accident Ardent Leisure, owners of Dreamworld, have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the tragic Thunder River Rapids accident in 2016 that killed four guests. Click here to continue reading
  2. Saddle Up as Australian Outback Spectacular Reopens on the Gold Coast Australian Outback Spectacular joins fellow Village Roadshow Theme Parks attractions, Sea World, Paradise Country and Topgolf to reopen under an industry approved COVID Safe plan, with Movie World and Wet’n’Wild reopening on the 15th July. Click here to continue reading
  3. No-go roller coaster: how Dreamworld banked on a hand-to-mouth recovery strategy they could never afford As roller coaster parts arrive via shipping container from Germany, Dreamworld executives reveal a precarious financial position that's more than just concerning in the face of a global pandemic: the numbers simply don't stack up on their costly recovery gamble. Click here to continue reading
  4. Orange roller coaster track arrives at Dreamworld Bright orange roller coaster track arrives for Dreamworld's forthcoming launched roller coaster. Click here to continue reading
  5. New roller coaster parts arrive as Dreamworld sits in lockdown Dreamworld remains closed under lockdown, however work continues on a couple of coaster projects at the park. Click here to continue reading
  6. Gold Coast theme parks shut as COVID-19 restrictions mount Dreamworld, Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet'n'Wild and WhiteWater World as well as Australian Outack Spectacular, Paradise Country and Top Golf have all shut their doors temporarily as restrictions on businesses increase. Click here to continue reading
  7. Dreamworld and Sea World's new roller coasters thrown into doubt amid coronavirus financial chaos Two major roller coasters were due to open later this year at Sea World and Dreamworld. With the global economy plunged into chaos, neither look likely to go ahead on the originally scheduled timeline with both companies freezing all non-essential capital expenditure. Click here to continue reading
  8. COVID-19: Why are the Gold Coast theme parks still operating? An industry that has faced setbacks and serious questions about their ability to offer safe entertainment now cling to loopholes in an effort to remain operating against all reasonable community expectations. Click here to continue reading
  9. Gold Coaster, Hiss-teria & Steel Taipan: Dreamworld reveals potential roller coaster names in trademark applications With a new launched roller coaster due in late 2020 and an announced update of Hot Wheels SideWinder on its way, the first hints about themes come by way of recent trademark registrations for the names Gold Coaster, Hiss-teria and Steel Taipan. Click here to continue reading
  10. Another one bites the dust: Log Ride joins Dreamworld's long list of recently closed rides The Log Ride joins Tower of Terror and Wipeout as the third major ride to close at Dreamworld in twelve months and one of many in recent years. Click here to continue reading
  11. Ignite Your Senses at Sea World Carnivale The ultimate party, Carnivale returns to Sea World for selected nights in January these school holidays. Click here to continue reading
  12. Take to the Skies with Sea World Helicopters in their all new world-class Terminal Sea World Helicopters has officially opened its new multi-million-dollar Helicopter terminal. Click here to continue reading
  13. Dreamworld turns 38 years old today Dreamworld has kicked off its birthday month with a bang delivering its biggest summer campaign yet and now, it’s time for the ultimate celebration as the park turns 38-years-old on Sunday 15 December. Click here to continue reading
  14. Tasmanian Devils join the Paradise Country family Australia’s most famous carnivorous marsupials, Tasmanian Devils have arrived at Paradise Country just in time for the school holidays. Click here to continue reading
  15. Monkey Madness comes to Paradise Country Monkey madness has come to Paradise Country just in time for the school holidays with a troop of adorable marmosets arriving to the park. Click here to continue reading