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NRL takes hard line on concussions with record fines for three clubs

Three National Rugby League (NRL) clubs have been hit with record fines totalling $350,000 for breaching the league's concussion protocols in matches last weekend. The Gold Coast…

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Mar 24, 2017 Legal / Sport / Wellness /


National Gallery of Victoria ends security contract over pay scandal

The Victorian Government has cancelled its contract with the company responsible for security at the National Gallery of Victoria over allegations that it underpaid guards. Earlier this…

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Mar 24, 2017 Attractions / Government / Legal / Play / Security /


Senate passes resolution calling for reform of laws against ticket scalping

The Australian Senate has passed a motion by Independent Senator Nick Xenophon to introduce new laws cracking down on ticket scalpers. The motion, agreed on Monday, intends to make it…

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Mar 22, 2017 Entertainment / Government / Legal / Ticketing /


Victorian Ombudsman slams rorts by Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Management Board

A newly released report from the Victorian Ombudsman into allegations of improper conduct by officers at the Mount Buller and Mount Sterling Resort Management Board has revealed that senior…

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Mar 20, 2017 Government / Legal / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Ballarat Council sport and recreation manager to face more charges in fraud case

Former Ballarat Council executive manager Lukas Peter Carey, charged late last year with a string of fraud and corruption offences totalling $130,000, may face more charges, a court has…

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Mar 20, 2017 Consultants / Legal / Recreation / Sport /


Fans launch class action lawsuit over injuries Falls Festival

65 fans involved in a crush at the Falls Festival in Lorne, Victoria on 30th December have launched a potential million dollar lawsuit against the event’s promoters. 19 people were…

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Mar 17, 2017 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety /


Great Moscow Circus collapse leaves international acts stranded

Russian and Brazilian circus performers have been left stranded in Ballarat after the Great Moscow Circus went into liquidation earlier this week. The Circus was booked to perform at…

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Mar 16, 2017 Attractions / Entertainment / Events / Legal /


Legal tangle surrounding new Sunshine Coast attraction involves surfing hero Julian Wilson

Sunshine Coast consultancy Waterplay Pty Ltd, who spent over five years planning and developing the new waterpark and recreation attraction proposed for a site on Steve Irwin Way in…

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Mar 16, 2017 Attractions / Legal / Waterparks /


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