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  1. Dreamworld's Eureka Mountain Mine Ride will not be reopening Dreamworld won't be pressing ahead with plans to relaunch the classic Eureka Mountain Mine Ride following analysis of the ride structure and its viability as an ongoing attraction at the theme park. Click here to continue reading
  2. Experience a Magical Night of Festivities with White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World The magic of Christmas will return to Warner Bros. Movie World this December, with the annual White Christmas event launching tonight. Click here to continue reading
  3. Village Roadshow Theme Parks CEO Clark Kirby: 'We're really excited about the future of theme parks' Parkz caught up with Clark Kirby, CEO of Village Roadshow Theme Parks, to discuss the big changes that have been unveiled this week and how these form part of a new vision for their Gold Coast theme parks. Click here to continue reading
  4. No more locker hire fees on Superman Escape at Movie World It's been perhaps one of the most disliked things at Movie World since the ride opened in 2005, but as of this week it's gone: no more one-hour locker hire fees for Superman Escape. Click here to continue reading
  5. Village Roadshow moves away from discounted theme park passes with the One Pass In the biggest shakeup to theme park ticketing in almost a decade, Village Roadshow Theme Parks have announced a new theme park pass strategy that moves sharply away from sub-$100 annual passes that have reigned supreme. Click here to continue reading
  6. Ardent Leisure AGM gives vague hints of reinvestment strategy for Dreamworld Dreamworld's parent company Ardent Leisure emphasised regaining the public's trust through park improvements and new attractions in an annual general meeting that was light on specifics despite considerable scrutiny from shareholders. Click here to continue reading
  7. Dreamworld's plans for a simulator will face tough competition Dreamworld has a concept underway that will see the the theme park's cinema converted into a simulator attraction. But it's not the only such attraction in the pipeline in southeast Queensland. Click here to continue reading
  8. Dreamworld CEO discusses simulator attraction, future roller coasters and competing with Village Roadshow In the second part of our chat with Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson, we talk a new simulator attraction for the park's cinema, his thoughts on DC Rivals HyperCoaster and how the park hopes to compete. Click here to continue reading
  9. Dreamworld CEO talks current challenges, improvements and resurrecting the Mine Ride Craig Davidson talks to Parkz about Dreamworld's current situation and their ambitious plans to breathe life into several classic attractions. Click here to continue reading
  10. Dreamworld responds to Tiger Island footage As social media and media outlets decry interactions at Dreamworld's Tiger Island, the theme park responded swiftly to refute baseless allegations of animal abuse. Click here to continue reading
  11. Ardent Leisure CEO Simon Kelly resigns after six months Tumultuous times continue for the owners of Dreamworld, who have announced the sudden resignation of CEO Simon Kelly. Click here to continue reading
  12. The ultimate evening at Movie World's Fright Nights Warner Bros. Movie World's Fright Nights have become the highlight of the theme park calendar, and the Ultimate Terror Tour is a great way to experience everything on offer. Click here to continue reading
  13. Movie World breaks a September record with DC Rivals HyperCoaster launch Off the back of the public launch of DC Rivals HyperCoaster, Warner Bros. Movie World has achieved the strongest single day of attendance ever recorded in September. Click here to continue reading
  14. Adventure World launches Goliath to kick-start 2017 season Saturday, 23 September will see Perth's Adventure World open for its 36th season with the debut of Goliath, the park's latest thrill ride. Click here to continue reading
  15. DC Rivals HyperCoaster is Australia's best ride ever Make no mistake about it: Warner Bros. Movie World have delivered a roller coaster that is undeniably one of the best in the world. The ride ticks every box and delivers a level of sheer thrills and sustained excitement that is unlike anything ever before built in Australia. Click here to continue reading
  16. The final countdown for DC Rivals HyperCoaster Cranes appeared at Movie World yesterday in preparation for the installation of DC Rivals HyperCoaster's crowning feature: a giant illuminated depiction of The Joker towering over the monolithic roller coaster. With the ride's opening expected any day now, strong winds today have left construction crews playing the waiting game. Click here to continue reading
  17. Dreamworld proceeds to remove the Mine Ride's mountain Dreamworld today announced the removal of the mountain that surrounds the long-defunct Eureka Mountain Mine Ride. This move spells the end of the decaying foam mountain, but not the ride. Click here to continue reading
  18. Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster mini-site answers all the big questions A new mini-site designed to hype DC Rivals HyperCoaster has surfaced, and answers many of the most intricate questions about the ride experience including every element's speed and force. Click here to continue reading
  19. What Village Roadshow's land sale will mean for their Gold Coast theme parks Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild are staying put for decades to come in a newly announced plan to sell the land that the theme parks are located on and lease it back. Click here to continue reading
  20. Village Roadshow indicates September launch for DC Rivals HyperCoaster and reveals upcoming attractions for Sea World The latest investor presentation by Village Roadshows points to a September launch for Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster. The company has also announced several new attractions for Sea World including an "interactive splash zone" in October and a new seal show in December. Click here to continue reading
  21. Trim brakes installed on DC Rivals HyperCoaster as testing continues As opening day nears, fans may have been dismayed to see brakes installed along the course of the record breaking roller coaster, but really trim brakes are only about ensuring that the ride operates as intended. Click here to continue reading
  22. First cycles on Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster get fans buzzing As footage emerged over the weekend of the gargantuan roller coaster testing, the reaction from theme park fans has been everything from amazed to underwhelmed. We think it looks amazing. Click here to continue reading
  23. Ardent appoints former Disney executive as US-based director Former Disney executive Randy Garfield will join Ardent Leisure as part of the company's bid to strengthen the expertise and USA representation on their board in an ongoing struggle for control and stability. Click here to continue reading
  24. Ariadne is right: Dreamworld needs more family attractions... but there's no shortcuts Kevin Seymour of investment group Ariadne says his group has the business expertise to turn Dreamworld around, and that family attractions are the key. He's right, but the key to Dreamworld reclaiming its place is with blockbuster family experiences. Click here to continue reading
  25. Dreamworld's performance: 15 things to take from Ardent Leisure's preliminary full year results Ardent Leisure have released preliminary results for the 2017 financial year, revealing the fallout of Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids accident, while laying out a brief strategy for the park's recovery. Click here to continue reading