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Renaming Dreamworld would be a token and ultimately ineffective fix for the theme park's woes
Calls to rename Dreamworld so that they can start afresh are pointless without a real strategy to rebuild a damaged theme park.
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.
Dreamworld posts losses and writes off $75 million in value, Ardent Leisure safety chairman resigns
Preliminary results for the 2018 yesterday are out and Dreamworld flounders for the second year in a row, with owners Ardent Leisure wiping $75 million from the theme park's value.
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.
Dreamworld's Eureka Mountain Mine Ride: a roller coaster dating back to the 1950s
At the time of its 1986 debut at Dreamworld, the Eureka Mountain Mine Ride was a second-hand roller coaster dating back to the 1950s. It was rebuilt in 1989 with a new ride system and revised layout utilising the original support structure.
DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains take over Warner Bros. Movie World
The Super Heroes and Super-Villains of the DC Universe have taken over Warner Bros. Movie World these school holidays with the park transforming into the ultimate battleground.
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.