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Security guards underpaid at Country Music Festival Tamworth

10 security guards at the 2015 Country Music Festival Tamworth were underpaid almost $6,000, an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman has revealed. The casual workers, employed by…

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Aug 23, 2016 Events / Legal / Venues /


Concert promoter Andrew McManus pleads guilty over $702,000 cash in suitcase

Melbourne music promoter Andrew McManus has pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice in the matter of a suitcase containing over $700,000 in cash found in a Sydney…

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Aug 23, 2016 Entertainment / Events / Legal /


Cricket Australia Appoints KOJO as Big Bash League creative partner

Cricket Australia has appointed KOJO as its creative stadium content partner for the 2016/17 KFC Big Bash League and 2016/17 Rebel Women’s Big Bash League. The appointment follows…

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Aug 20, 2016 Events / Marketing / Sport / Technology / Venues /


Ardent Leisure sells Goodlife​ Health Clubs in $260 million deal

Multi-sector leisure operator Ardent Leisure has reportedly agreed a $260 million deal to sell its Goodlife Health Clubs division to private equity firm Quadrant. Having been…

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Aug 19, 2016 Finance / Fitness /


Wellington and Auckland Lifeguards recognised with NZRA awards

An Auckland lifeguard and a lifeguard team from Wellington have scooped up two of this year’s top New Zealand aquatics awards. The third award, for innovation, went to an aquatic…

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Aug 19, 2016 Aquatics / Marketing / Recreation / Safety /


Sunnybank Performing Arts Centre hosts first events

The Sunnybank Performing Arts Centre, an all-new $10 million venue in Brisbane’s southern suburbs, has hosted its first event with performances by the Taiwanese Jungli Youth…

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Aug 19, 2016 Arts / Entertainment / Venues /


AISystems claims its technology could have prevented Rio’s green pools

Australian made and manufactured water disinfection technology could have prevented the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre during the Rio 2016 Olympics. Elena Gosse, Chief Executive of Australian…

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Aug 19, 2016 Aquatics / Sport / Technology / Wellness /


Sydney personal trainer sentenced to minimum five year jail term for drug dealing

A Sydney personal trainer caught dealing commercial quantities of drugs has been sentenced to a minimum of five years prison. Former Bondi Junction Fitness First Platinum personal trainer…

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Aug 19, 2016 Fitness / Legal / Wellness /


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