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  1. Village Roadshow Theme Parks see declines while upcoming campaign details revealed Today's half year results presentation from Village Roadshow has revealed an 8.4 per cent decline over the peak summer period for their Gold Coast theme parks and poor results from Sydney. The theme parks will unveil a major marketing campaign in mid-March. Click here to continue reading
  2. Gold Coast Bulletin doubles down on Movie World hypercoaster misinformation Following on from their November revelation of some basic details and misinformation about Warner Bros. Movie World's eagerly anticipated new roller coaster, the Gold Coast Bulletin has today topped it with a good dose of fake news about the thrill ride. Click here to continue reading
  3. Are Australian theme park rides safe? Reports in the news of Gold Coast theme park rides stopping are on the increase. It asks the question: are these attractions safe to ride? Click here to continue reading
  4. Dreamworld CEO talks LEGO Store Craig Davidson was on hand at the grand opening of Dreamworld's LEGO Store on Saturday January 28 to discuss the new retail precinct. Click here to continue reading
  5. Village Roadshow shares dive following theme park trading update Village Roadshow saw a drop of almost 10 per cent in its share price this morning following the release of a trading update for its theme park operations. Village Roadshow state that the local Queensland market has reduced significantly as a result of October's incident at Dreamworld. Click here to continue reading
  6. Dreamworld takes massive hit in revenue for December Dreamworld revenue is down as much as $15 million for November and December. Click here to continue reading
  7. This summer Dreamworld brings Fire Machine, Carnivale moves to Sea World The summer is seeing the return of two popular night events with some notable changes. Dreamworld's Fire Machine is a re-imagining of last year's popular Beat Box, while Carnivale shifts from winter at Movie World to summer at Sea World. Click here to continue reading
  8. Movie World offers first hints about 2017 roller coaster Warner Bros. Movie World have made the first moves towards formally announcing their forthcoming hypercoaster, boldly stating that the greatest attraction in the southern hemisphere is coming in September 2017. Click here to continue reading
  9. Dreamworld scrubs Rocky Hollow Log Ride from map, Sea World removes Viking's Revenge Flume Ride from website Both of the Gold Coast's vintage log flume rides seem to face the wrecking ball, leaving both Sea World and Dreamworld each short one of their most iconic rides. Click here to continue reading
  10. Dreamworld set for December 10 staged reopening Dreamworld will reopen to the public more than six weeks after its closure following an incident that took the lives of four guests. A portion of proceeds from its reopening weekend will be donated to the Australian Red Cross. Click here to continue reading
  11. One month anniversary of Dreamworld's indefinite closure Today sees Dreamworld's sudden, indefinite closure enter its second month. On October 25 the park's Thunder River Rapids killed four in a tragic incident. Click here to continue reading
  12. RCDB reports 196ft height for Movie World 'hypercoaster' In a blow for the deep-seated inadequacies of roller coaster enthusiasts across Australia, Warner Bros. Movie World's 2017 roller coaster is reported by RCDB to be three feet shy of hypercoaster status. Click here to continue reading
  13. Village Roadshow cites 'inconsistent trading' at Gold Coast theme parks following Dreamworld incident At today's Annual General Meeting, Village Roadshow's Chairman Address stated that the fatal incident on Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids in October has affected Village Roadshow Theme Parks, which operates Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild. Click here to continue reading
  14. Dreamworld previously modified Thunder River Rapids' conveyor belt At some point in the past two decades, it is believed that modifications were made to the Thunder River Rapids conveyor belt lift hill by removing the majority of the wooden slats that support rafts on the journey up to the unload platform. Click here to continue reading
  15. The plausible scenario in which Dreamworld closes permanently Though sensationalised reports in the media suggested that Dreamworld may never reopen, the park will likely resume business in the near future. The unprecedented accident on its Thunder River Rapids ride however, could set into motion the theme park's sale or eventual closure. Click here to continue reading
  16. Gold Coast Bulletin demonstrates little knowledge of hypercoasters The famed bastion of truth and journalistic standards that is the Gold Coast Bulletin extolls the virtues of a hypercoaster in a piece that more or less confirms the style of ride that Warner Bros. Movie World is building for 2017. Click here to continue reading
  17. Embattled Dreamworld owner votes to change company name Shareholders of Ardent Leisure, the owners and operators of Dreamworld yesterday voted in favour of a measure that will see Ardent become Main Event Entertainment. The rebranding decision comes just two days after an incident at their Gold Coast theme park that left four dead. Click here to continue reading
  18. Dreamworld closed until further notice following fatal incident Gold Coast theme park Dreamworld will be closed until further notice due to today's incident on the iconic Thunder River Rapids ride where four riders were tragically killed. Click here to continue reading
  19. Incident at Dreamworld, four killed on Thunder River Rapids Four riders were tragically killed on the Thunder River Rapids ride today at Dreamworld. Click here to continue reading
  20. Sea World's Storm Coaster operates safely, exactly as designed In today's news, control and safety systems function correctly on Sea World's Storm Coaster, resulting in a minor inconvenience to riders on-board. Click here to continue reading
  21. Doomsday 'soft' opens and Tiger Island reopens, roller coaster speculation grows at Movie World and dies at Dreamworld Queensland School holidays are underway today and with them comes technical rehearsals for Doomsday Destroyer and the long-awaited redeveloped Tiger Island. Dreamworld has seemingly ruled out any new roller coasters to counter the Mack-built ride that has started construction at Warner Bros. Movie World. Click here to continue reading
  22. 2016 Fright Nights at Movie World: get discounted tickets Fright Nights set to kick off at Warner Bros. Movie World in three weeks and tickets are selling fast. If you haven't got yours yet, don't despair, you can save almost 30% with Groupon. Click here to continue reading
  23. Universal unveils Orlando water park Volcano Bay Promising no queues, no carrying of inflatable tubes, Universal have unveiled details of the Volcano Bay water park, the third theme park for their Orlando resort. Click here to continue reading
  24. Groupon deal: grab your 2016-17 Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild Pass for $89.99 With Village Roadshow Theme Parks VIP annual passes coming to an end, now is the time to source the best deal to see you gain access to the Gold Coast's best theme parks for the next twelve months. With passes coming in at $89.99, Groupon is the place to buy. Click here to continue reading
  25. Movie World's new ride Doomsday Destroyer: a look at the Suspended Twin Hammer Warner Bros. Movie World's new ride Doomsday Destroyer is a "Suspended Twin Hammer" ride from Intamin AG, the Swiss ride manufacturer behind Superman Escape, Tower of Terror, Giant Drop and several other Australian classics. Click here to continue reading