Management shake-up: Greg Yong appointed Dreamworld chief
Ardent Leisure, owners of the Gold Coast's Dreamworld theme park have announced that Greg Yong will take the reins with current chief John Osborne stepping down for 'personal reasons'.
Structural changes, funding injection sees Gold Coast theme park future secured
Both Ardent Leisure and Village Roadshow have each announced an injection of $70 million to give both operators a degree of certainty, while the latter moves towards taking the company private.
The Parkz Update: 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.
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.
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.
Big Breaking News for Australia’s Biggest Theme Park
It was a big moment for Dreamworld when the gates opened this morning launching its biggest summer campaign yet, which showcased an unforgettable summer line up and signalled a new marketing direction which captures the true essence of the Gold Coast’s most iconic theme park.
Dreamworld opens Sky Voyager as owners commit to $50 million in new rides including a major launched roller coaster
WhiteWater World are set to launch new water slides as the park returns to separate ticketed entry, while Dreamworld will launch a 'game changer' Blue Fire roller coaster from Mack Rides.
Ardent's appointments to oversee Dreamworld turnaround lack real theme park experience
As Ardent Leisure moves to wipe the slate clean with new leadership and promises to bring Dreamworld up to global safety standards, new appointments raise questions about whether they understand what the troubled theme park needs.