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AOC’s Mike Tancred steps down following bullying allegations

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) board is to appoint an independent committee to assess a bullying allegation against Director of Media and Communications  Mike Tancred, who has…

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Apr 27, 2017 Events / Legal / Sport /


Deborah Thomas to step aside as Ardent Leisure Chief Executive

Ardent Leisure has announced that Deborah Thomas is to stand down as its Chief Executive to take on the newly created role of Chief Customer Officer and Head of Operations for its…

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Apr 27, 2017 Attractions / Legal / Safety / Tourism / Waterparks /


Australian Olympic Committee calls crisis meeting after threat allegations

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has called a crisis meeting after damaging allegations of threats, entrenched bullying and a toxic workplace culture. According to media reports the…

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Apr 24, 2017 Legal / Sport /


Fraser Island National Park renaming recognises Traditional Owners

A renaming of the Fraser Island section of the Great Sandy National Park as ‘K’gari’ aims to recognise the local Traditional owners the Butchulla People. The move follows…

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Apr 24, 2017 Culture / Environment / Legal / Parks /


Boy in Easter Mornington Peninsula carnival ride incident dies in hospital

A six-year-old boy has died four days after he was critically injured when he fell from a carnival ride on Victoria's Mornington Peninsula. Paramedics were called to the carnival in…

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Apr 22, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Legal / Safety /


World Heritage sites threatened by crime

Coinciding with the United Nations' World Heritage Day, conservation charity WWF (World Wildlife Fund) has released a report that advises that poaching, illegal logging and fishing are…

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Apr 18, 2017 Culture / Environment / Legal / Parks / Tourism /


Consulting engineer rebuts Australian Women’s Weekly ride safety ‘investigation’

In the wake of a so-called investigation into theme park ride safety in the Australian Women’s Weekly magazine, leading amusement ride consulting engineer Brian Bradley has written a…

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Apr 16, 2017 Attractions / Events / Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Coffs Harbour dolphin attraction facing court for ‘misleading’ animal welfare claims

Coffs Harbour's Dolphin Marine Magic attraction is facing legal action from animal welfare charity Australia for Dolphins for what it says is misleading advertising. According to a…

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Apr 15, 2017 Attractions / Environment / Legal / Marketing /


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