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  1. DC Rivals HyperCoaster: what you need to know about Movie World's new coaster Putting to rest speculation that has been underway since November 2015, Warner Bros. Movie World have given a name to Australia's biggest ever roller coaster. The attraction – due to open in late 2017 – will see DC's superheroes and villains go head to head. Click here to continue reading
  2. DC Rivals HyperCoaster - Movie World to launch recordbreaking roller coaster After 18 months of speculation, Warner Bros. Movie World have formally announced their roller coaster: DC Rivals HyperCoaster will open at the Gold Coast theme park in late 2017. Click here to continue reading
  3. Why you're going to want to ride Movie World's new roller coaster this year Movie World have finally dropped their first hints for their roller coaster under construction. From everything we've seen it's likely to be one of the world's best roller coasters, and you're going to want to ride it for yourself. Click here to continue reading
  4. Movie World drops first official hints for forthcoming hypercoaster Longest, tallest, fastest are the only clues given for "the Southern Hemisphere's greatest attraction ever!" in an email that has gone out to customers today. Click here to continue reading
  5. Rezoning doesn't help Dreamworld become more like Disney or Universal Ardent Leisure CEO Deborah Thomas defends the rezoning by hinting at a Disney or Universal style precinct. It sounds great – but their major tourism zoning already allows for this. Click here to continue reading
  6. Dreamworld CEO to staff: we are not for sale As Ardent Leisure announces that they are exploring rezoning of land at the Coomera home of Dreamworld, Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson reassures staff that the rumours of the park's sale aren't true. Click here to continue reading
  7. More thrills: a non-inverting loop on Movie World's hypercoaster Construction continues on Movie World's new roller coaster and this week the first pieces have gone into place for another roller coaster element never seen in Australia: a non-inverting loop. Click here to continue reading
  8. This Movie World hypercoaster rendering is cool... but it's not real A fan video put together that uses satellite photos of the construction site to extrapolate the layout of Warner Bros. Movie World's forthcoming hypercoaster is good fun, but it's nothing more than a guess. Click here to continue reading
  9. Dreamworld reports growing slumps in attendance and revenue Theme park owners Ardent Leisure have reported a slowed recovery to visitation and revenue figures as the theme park struggles to rebound. Click here to continue reading
  10. Dreamworld's Tower of Terror 2 closed for unscheduled maintenance Tower of Terror 2 at Dreamworld has been suddenly closed as it undergoes unscheduled maintenance relating to the ride control system. Click here to continue reading
  11. Movie World hypercoaster: DC Comics rumours intensify As construction continues, rumours fly over the theme of Warner Bros. Movie World's forthcoming hypercoaster. Click here to continue reading
  12. Inclined dive loop goes up on Movie World's hypercoaster The new roller coaster at Warner Bros. Movie World continues to shape up as its second element – an inclined dive loop – is put into place. Click here to continue reading
  13. Deborah Thomas demoted amid Dreamworld sale rumours Embattled Ardent Leisure CEO Deborah Thomas's brief period in the CEO position comes to an end as talk of a Dreamworld sale rears its head once again. Click here to continue reading
  14. VRTP needs to fundamentally rethink their message and marketing Village Roadshow Theme Parks need a significant shakeup of their marketing strategies if they want to climb out of this slump sooner rather than later. Click here to continue reading
  15. It's a Stengel Dive: Movie World hypercoaster's first element completed An overbanked, twisting camel back hill – known as a Stengel Dive – is the first element completed on the hypercoaster currently under construction at Warner Bros. Movie World. Click here to continue reading
  16. Australia's biggest roller coaster is Village Roadshow's share price Operators of Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild have had a rough six months but there are hopes for a steady rebound with marketing campaigns and new attractions. Click here to continue reading
  17. Topgolf construction moves forward as parts arrive at Oxenford site Corrugated steel that will form Topgolf's iconic targets have arrived at Warner Bros. Movie World, appearing alongside pieces of roller coaster track as these two separate major projects move forward with construction. Click here to continue reading
  18. Clark Kirby appointed Village Roadshow Theme Parks CEO, Tim Fisher to head VRTP International Outgoing CEO Tim Fisher will head up VRTP International with a focus on expansion into the Asian market while Clark Kirby – son of Village Roadshow co-CEO Robert Kirby – will oversee the company's theme park operations that includes Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and a number of Wet'n'Wild water parks around the world. Click here to continue reading
  19. The largest roller coaster ever built in Australia will crown Movie World the Southern Hemisphere's thrill capital It's the largest roller coaster ever built in Australia and likely the country's largest ever investment in a theme park attraction. Warner Bros. Movie World are cementing themselves as the thrill capital of Australia and putting themselves on the global map. Click here to continue reading
  20. Village Roadshow boss criticises tourism campaign, previously rejected joint theme park promotion Graham Burke has written to Queensland State Tourism minister to express his anger at a new Gold Coast Tourism campaign that makes little mention of theme parks. But in February he rejected the idea of any Government-funded promotional activities that positioned their parks alongside competitors Dreamworld. Click here to continue reading
  21. Gold Coast theme parks closed today due to rain Dreamworld, Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild World have announced that they will remain closed today as a result of severe weather. Click here to continue reading
  22. Australia's top rated theme park rides and attractions for 2016 The results are in: with more than 500 member ratings and reviews and some 23,000 theme park "check-ins", Parkz can reveal the best theme park rides and attractions for 2016. Click here to continue reading
  23. Pink track confirms the colour of Movie World's hypercoaster One of the most asked questions about Warner Bros. Movie World's new roller coaster has finally been answered. With the first pieces of track showing up today we have confirmation of a decidedly pink coaster. Click here to continue reading
  24. The message of Dreamworld's 'Pure Imagination' campaign Last week we looked at some of the hits and misses of Dreamworld's Pure Imagination. This week we delve further and look at its message. The execution is not perfect but overall the concept gets to the core of the theme park better than any Dreamworld campaign in recent memory. Click here to continue reading