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epar: New Sex Discrimination and Fair Work Laws

POSTED ON October 3, 2021 @ 11:20 am

The Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (Act) received Royal Assent on 10 September 2021 and commenced operation on 11 September 2021. This legislation also amends: the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) (“AHRC Act“). the Fair Work Act …

PGA and adidas launch apparel recycling initiative

POSTED ON September 2, 2021 @ 8:34 pm

In partnership with adidas’ sustainability mission, the current apparel worn by the PGA of Australia staff will be recycled and uniforms issued from 2022 onwards will be selected from a range that is 100 per cent made with recycled materials in a movement to reduce …

X-Golf plans 100 venues for Australia within five years

POSTED ON August 27, 2021 @ 12:56 pm

Leisure and sports business X-Golf plans to open 100 venues across Australia within five years. “Interest in virtual sports and simulators is exploding. People have identified the indoor entertainment trend is on the up,” says newly appointed head of development at X-Golf, Ben Hatten. The experienced …

Royal Queensland confirmed as the chosen host venue for the 2032 Olympics

POSTED ON July 17, 2021 @ 3:37 pm

The Royal Queensland Golf Club has confirmed its position as the chosen host venue for golf for Brisbane’s bid to host the 2032 Olympics. There are still 4,019 days to go, but south-east Queenslanders are waking up to an Olympic buzz this morning after Brisbane …

AGIC backs golf ball recycling program

POSTED ON July 10, 2021 @ 7:38 am

The Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) is backing an exciting new venture aimed at reducing golf’s carbon footprint. Under the venture, used golf balls will be recycled into multiple applications including furniture, drainage systems, pathways, roads and sculptures. John Harrington, managing director of Professional Golf …

Chainsaws can hurt: epar safety tips & information

POSTED ON June 4, 2021 @ 7:38 am

At 9 am this week in Sydney, a worker was cut in the neck with a chainsaw. It is understood the chainsaw had kicked back, striking him in the neck and shoulder. The 32-year-old victim was working with a group of people to cut down …

New partnership between epar and SEA

POSTED ON May 5, 2021 @ 6:04 pm

          The Sports Environment Alliance (SEA) today announced an exciting new partnership with sustainability solutions company epar. With epar proudly innovating sustainability support functions that ensure environmental protection, worker safety, and improved efficiency, this new collaboration is bound for sport & …

Sentosa Golf Club aiming to become world’s first carbon neutral golf club

POSTED ON May 1, 2021 @ 9:16 am

Sentosa Golf Club, regarded as one of the world’s most sustainable sporting venues, has today announced a commitment to become the world’s first ever carbon neutral golf club by 2022. World Championship The announcement comes during Sentosa Golf Club’s hosting of the HSBC Women’s World …

28 NSW Clubs Successful in Local Club Grants Funding

POSTED ON April 20, 2021 @ 8:25 pm

Applications for assistance to complete initiatives ranging from cart path repairs, introductory programs for junior and female golfers, community engagement initiatives, and water refilling stations to help maintain COVIDSafe practices will be completed following the first round of Local Sport Grants. $228,000 in funding The …