The Dreamworld theme park in Australia has reopened for business after October's deadly ride accident which killed four people. Paul Chapman reports.
Visitors flocked back to the Dreamworld theme park on the Australian Gold Coast as it reopened after October's accident which killed four people. The Thunder River Rapids ride at the centre of the tragedy remains closed. (SOUNDBITE) (English) CRAIG DAVIDSON, DREAMWORLD THEME PARK CEO, SAYING: "I'd like to start by acknowledging the poignancy of today's reopening. Today the smiles of Dreamworld staff sit atop heavy hearts. We are pleased to be reopening our doors but our hearts and thoughts remain with the families who have lost loved ones in the tragic accident of October 25th." The theme park's owner Ardent Leisure Group says it'll donate $25 to the Australian Red Cross for every ticket sold over the weekend. Company officials say a rigorous safety review of all attractions is ongoing.